Membership Benefits

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Members receive more than 100 discounts at local and national businesses. Check out our pocket brochure for a complete list.

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Washburn Alumni Association Membership
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Show your Ichabod Pride by joining the Washburn Alumni Association or renewing your membership. You'll receive numerous benefits as a member and be giving back to the University.

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Local discounts

We've recently added dozens of discounts at businesses in the Topeka area for members of the Washburn Alumni Association. Membership includes discounts at local restaurants, salons, flower shops, auto shops and much more!

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National discounts

We've recently added several discounts at national businesses for members of the Washburn Alumni Association. Enjoy discounts on hotels, rental cars, home security and much more!

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Our new membership brochure highlights our benefits package and how your dues support Washburn.

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Alumni Association membership

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The Washburn Alumni Association is committed to rewarding our members for their support and pride in Washburn University. That's why a membership with the Alumni Association includes dozens of discounts to local and national businesses.

We think you’ll find that you’re getting “More Bod for Your Buck” than ever before. When you join the Alumni Association, you'll receive an email with a sheet listing all of our discounts, including the codes you’ll need for certain discounts. Look for our “More Bod For Your Buck” decal in the window of businesses offering discounts and display the membership card included in your membership package.

Membership dues support our scholarship fund, which has generated hundreds of thousands of dollars for students through the years, as well as events like Alumni Fellows luncheon, Alumni Awards banquet and Wake Up with Washburn breakfast lecture.

Read more about our our local and national discounts and then download our membership brochure for more details. If you have questions, please call the Alumni Association at 785.670.1641.

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Membership options

  • Annual membership: $35 per single and $50 per couple
  • Annual membership for recent graduates (graduated in 2010 or later): $15 per single and $30 per couple
  • Five-year membership for recent graduates (graduated in 2010 or later): $60 per single and $120 per couple
  • Student membership (students currently enrolled at Washburn, Washburn Tech or a high school senior): $10 per single
  • Lifetime membership: $500 per single and $650 per couple
  • Lifetime installment membership: $41.66 for 12 months for per single; $54.16 for 12 months per couple (Make your first payment by credit card. We will charge your card for the next 11 months).

Campus benefits

Local discounts

Your membership includes discounts at more than 40 businesses in the Topeka area. Look for the "More Bod for Your Buck" decal in business windows and display your membership card to receive the discount.

Check out our LOCAL DISCOUNTS page for a list of participating businesses, including information on the discount, the business address, phone number and a link to the its website.

National discounts

Your membership includes discounts at more than 20 national businesses, including rental car companies, hotels, water parks and more. 

Check out our NATIONAL DISCOUNTS page for a list of participating businesses, including information on the discount, phone number and a link to its website.

Current members of the Alumni Association receive a sheet that includes the codes you'll need to receive the national discounts.

Please call 785.670.1651 if you need assistance with the discounts codes or have a question.

Alumni insurance program

The Alumni Association sponsors an alumni insurance program as a service to alumni.  The program offers a variety of attractively-priced insurance products, most of which are available to alumni, students, faculty and staff, as well as their spouses, domestic partners, children, parents and siblings. Read more about this benefit on our alumni insurance program page.

How your membership helps Washburn

  • Your support is vital to the success of the Alumni Association and Washburn. Members drive the Association’s ability to reach its mission and goals, sustain existing programs and implement new ideas.
  • Your support allows us to organize an array of events and funds our publications, reunion activities and alumni chapter meetings across the country.
  • Your alumni dues also have an impact on Washburn’s ranking in several reports, including the U.S. News and World report. Dues also are a qualifier for the amount of funding Washburn receives from the State of Kansas.