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Member Benefits

Graduates of UCO are part of a powerful network of more than 110,000 Central alumni who receive a host of benefits while supporting UCO.

Engagement

UCO Alumni Engagement offers various opportunities to connect with Central alumni who live nearby, share your interests or work in your field or industry.

  • CHAPTERS - Connect with regional, affinity and  international chapters across the world. Visit www.centralconnection.org/chapters to learn more.

  • SPECIAL EVENTS - Members will be able to attend special events that involve or have a focus on Central alumni. These include chapter events, awards ceremonies, Homecoming events, networking opportunities and more.

    • Networking opportunities - Happy Hour, Bronchtoberfest, Coffee Connection
    • Family-friendly events - Athletics Alumni Nights, Winterfest, Adventure Day
    • Homecoming - Golden Bronchos 50-Year Class Reunion Breakfast, Alumni Family Tailgate, Leadership Reunion

Support

UCO Alumni Engagement works to provide its members with resources and services that help support alumni beyond their time as a student on campus.

Visit the UCO Career Development Center.

  • SCHOLARSHIPS - UCO Alumni Engagement strongly believes in supporting and developing future alumni through its growing scholarship opportunities. Scholarships are distributed based upon available funding.

    • The Legacy Scholarship program awards funding for four years to incoming undergraduates who have a parent or grandparent who is a Central alumnus. To be eligible for consideration, a student must indicate he or she is a legacy on his or her UCO admissions application.

    • The Master Legacy Scholarship program provides a one-time scholarship to graduate students who have a parent or grandparent who is a Central alumnus or who also received their bachelor's degrees from Central.

Connection

UCO Alumni Engagement makes it easy to stay connected to other alumni, news and events relevant to Central alumni no matter where they live.

  • CENTRAL CONNECTION DIGITAL NEWSLETTER - The latest news from campus, upcoming events and member discounts are emailed monthly to members.

  • UCO LIBRARY - Reduced rate for Friends of the Library membership, which includes checkout privileges and more.

  • OLD NORTH MAGAZINE - UCO Lifetime Members as well as alumni and donors will receive the biannual Old North magazine, the official magazine for the University of Central Oklahoma. 

  • SOCIAL MEDIA - Follow and connect with the UCO Alumni and Friends social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.

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Exclusive Discounts

UCO Alumni have access to discounts on products and services across the country through our partnerships with businesses, organizations and events.

    • AFFINITY PARTNERS - UCO Alumni Engagement has formed several partnerships with businesses and organizations that allows its members to take advantage of exclusive alumni discounts for essential products and services. Visit www.centralconnection.org/partners to see a full list of our affinity partners.

    • SHOP CENTRAL - Local Edmond and Oklahoma City businesses have partened with UCO to provide unqiue benefits to alumni. Visit the Shop Central website for more information!

If you have any questions about membership benefits, email alumni@uco.edu or call us at (405) 974-2421.

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