Benefits

All UC Santa Cruz Alumni can now enjoy the following services!

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    Alumni ID Card

    A UC Santa Cruz Alumni ID Card can help you access some great services, including those listed on this page. To request a free Alumni ID Card, please email alumni@ucsc.edu.

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    OPERS—Recreation and Sports

    With your Alumni ID Card you are able to join the UCSC Office of Physical Education (OPERS) recreation and sports facility at a discounted rate.

    OPERS membership includes access to the spectacular fitness and wellness center, lap swimming in the pool, tennis courts, handball and racquetball courts, equipment check out and locker rooms.

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    Library Privileges

    With your alumni ID card you will receive free library borrowing privileges at participating UC campus libraries. Area restrictions may apply. Check with each library regarding their policies.  

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    Weddings on Campus

    You can tie the knot in beautiful UCSC surroundings. For more information, rates and availability, please contact University Catering, at 831-459-4600.

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    Alumni Online Locator Service

    Ever wonder where your freshman roommate is today? You may now search the alumni Online Directory for old room mates and UCSC friends. Click here to search the Online Directory.
    The UC Santa Cruz Alumni Office will also assist you in locating your alumni friends and colleagues through our extensive database if you are unable to find them in the online directory. Email alumni@ucsc.edu for assistance.

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    Alumni Directory

    UC Santa Cruz Alumni Today, our new alumni directory has been published and delivered to alumni who purchased a copy. For more information, please see Directory Update & FAQ. If you have questions about your order, please call PCI Customer Service at 800-982-1590.

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    Discounted Ticket Prices for Many UCSC Arts Division Performances

    Use your Alumni card to receive discounts to many performances and presentations from the Theater Arts Department and the Music Department. View the schedule of events here. Ticket price details are listed on individual event pages.
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    Major Medical, Short-Term Medical and Life Insurance*

    Alumni have access to life insurance, short-term medical, major medical, and catastrophic medical insurance plans through America Insurance Administrators, (AIA). For information about specific plans and rates, visit the Alumni Insurance Web Site or call 800-922-1245 and identify yourself as an alumni of UC Santa Cruz.

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    Auto, Home and Renter's Insurance

    Special group rates on Auto Insurance and Home Insurance from Liberty Mutual. We're proud to provide our members with a great benefit from a Fortune 100 company, such as Liberty Mutual, that protects millions of people across America.

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    Hotel Discounts in Major Cities

    Club Quarters
    The Smart Hotel for the Sensible Traveler - A compelling new hotel concept.
    The Low hotel rates in major cities - available to UCSC Alumni. Call the Alumni office at 831-459-2501 for your discount.

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    Hotel and Car Rental Discounts

    Car Rental and Hotel Discounts

    Go on vacation and save! As an alum you receive discounts on car rentals with Hertz, National, Avis, Alamo, Budget and Auto Europe, and hotel discounts with Comfort Inns, Quality Inns, Clarion, Rodeway, EconoLodge, and others. Click here for discount codes.

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    Kaplan Educational Center

    You will receive a $100 course credit on all courses offered by Kaplan, which includes personalized training for standardized tests including the GRE, GMAT, LSAT, and MCAT. Do you have a child preparing for the SAT or ACT? Your $100 course credit can be applied to the cost of your student's prep course. For more information, call Kaplan at 800-527-8378. Ask about taking Kaplan's Test Drive! A FREE test to see how you will do on your exams - another benefit of being an alum!

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    The Princeton Review Discount

    The Princeton Review is proud to partner with UC Santa Cruz. As a special offer, we're offering 10% off our classroom and online courses for the LSAT, MCAT, GRE, USMLE, GMAT, SAT, PSAT or ACT. What's more, you can pass the discount on to family who want to prepare for any of these exams. To receive your 10% discount, call 800-2Review (800-273-8439).