Advantages

The alumni of Valdosta State University share a common bond. As an alum, you are invited to participate in a variety of activities and programs and are entitled to receive special benefits.

Advantages

Benefits available to members of the VSU Alumni Association include:

  • Opportunities to join Alumni Chapters in locations throughout the region;
  • Regional Alumni Receptions throughout Georgia and north Florida, offering an opportunity to meet and network with other VSU Alumni;
  • The right to vote in alumni elections and potentially serve on the Association’s board of directors;

On Homecoming Weekend each year, alumni are invited to return to campus for an exciting weekend. Events include:

  • Annual Alumni Golf Tournament
  • VSU Homecoming Parade
  • Alumni Tailgate Party

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On-Campus Advantages

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10% discount on items at the VSU Bookstore.

Alumni membership at the Student Recreation Center (SRC). Call the SRC at (229) 333-5898 to learn about fees and hours of operation.

Alumni may apply for borrowing privileges at the circulation desk in the Odum Library on main campus.

Career counseling and services offered to all VSU Alumni. Career testing is a free service provided to alumni up to one semester after graduation. After the one-semester grace period, alumni receive a discount off the fee assessed to cover the cost of the testing materials. Please contact the Career Opportunities office for details at (229) 333-5942.

Services Offered:

Career Counseling – one-on-one counseling designed to assist alumni in setting career goals and job search. Career tests are available to help identify interests, skills, and values.

Seminars and Workshops – topics include job search strategies, interview preparation, attending graduate school, career fair networking, dining etiquette, and more. Topics will vary on occasion as new programming is developed or in demand.

Resume Assistance – alumni may submit their resumes for a traditional critique or bring a drafts of their resumes by the office during our resume walk-in hours for some quick feedback. 

Mock Interviews – practice interviews designed to help alumni polish their interviewing skills.

Employer Listings – info on employers who have an interest in hiring students/alumni of VSU, some of which may come on campus during the semester and others who have come in the past.

Job Postings – alumni are encouraged to register with the Career Opportunities office through Blazer Briefcase – an online full-time job listing site where alumni can post their resumes and view job listings marketed to VSU students/alumni. 

On-Campus Interviews – employers schedule times throughout the semester to interview students/alumni interested in working with their company. These opportunities will vary by semester depending on employer requests for interviews. 

Career Expos/Networking Events – alumni are encouraged to attend the bi-annual Career Expos and any scheduled information sessions employers may host throughout the semester.

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VSU Alumni Chapters

To become involved in one of our Alumni Chapters, or if you are interested in starting an Alumni Chapter, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at (229) 333-5797.

Chapters:

  • Atlanta Chapter
  • Middle Georgia Chapter
  • Coastal Chapter
  • South Georgia Chapter
  • Savannah Chapter

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The Alumni Insurance Program

The Valdosta State University Alumni Insurance Program is a convenient source for health and life insurance (and more) for alumni and their family members. There are a variety of plans available to meet your needs, including long-term care, renewable major medical, ID theft protection, dental, travel insurance, and even pet health insurance! (Availability varies by state)

Get more information on all sponsored insurance plans by visiting https://www.alumniinsuranceprogram.com/valdosta/ or call The Alumni Insurance Program at 800-922-1245 weekends, 8 am - 6 pm, Eastern Time.

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Valdosta State University Alumni Association partners exclusively with Liberty Mutual to help alumni potentially  save $947 with customized auto and home insurance. *Call 844-532-2005 or visit Liberty Mutual to get a free quote.
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Valdosta State License Plate Tag

When it's time to renew your license plate, think VSU! The VSU Foundation receives $10 of every sale and renewal from license plates. For more information about your new VSU License Plate tag, click here or visit your local tag office.

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AmazonSmile

Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Valdosta State University Foundation Inc whenever you shop on AmazonSmile.

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VSU ADVENTURES ALUMNI PASS

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Wild Adventures Theme Park and Valdosta State University have teamed up for an exciting partnership to offer as special Season Pass exclusive for VSU Alumni! Click HERE to purchase Alumni Pass.

  • Unlimited Admission to Wild Adventures Theme Park
  • Unlimited Admission to Splash Island Waterpark
  • FREE Bring-A-Friend Days
  • General Entry to All-Star Concerts
  • $5 Advance Purchase Reserved Seats to All-Star Concerts
  • FREE Parking ($12 value)
  • FREE Go-Karts and Mini-Golf

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