Member Benefits

By becoming a member of the UCO Alumni Association, you are joining a network of more than 100,000 Central alumni who receive a host of benefits while supporting UCO.

Membership Activation

Simply by activating your free UCO Alumni Association membership, you will receive a complimentary UCO Alumni Association membership card and car decal. 

Engagement

The UCO Alumni Association network affords a variety of opportunities to connect with Central alumni who live nearby, share your interests or work in your field or industry.

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

  • UCO FOOTBALL ALUMNI ZONE - A special partnership with UCO Athletics has established an "Alumni Zone" at home football games. Please visit www.centralconnection.org/alumni-zone to purchase discounted tickets in this section. 

  • OKC THUNDER NIGHTS - The UCO Alumni Association acquires OKC Thunder tickets in Loud City for several games each season. Members are given exclusive access to purchase these tickets, and all ticket purchasers get to sit with other Central alumni during the game. Learn more at www.centralconnection.org/thunder.

  • 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. View upcoming events on the Event Calendar.

Support

The UCO Alumni Association 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 - The UCO Alumni Association strongly believes in supporting and developing future alumni through its growing scholarship opportunities.

    • 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

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

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

  • OLD NORTH MAGAZINE - Members will receive an email to the biannual "Old North" magazine, the official magazine for the University of Central Oklahoma alumni & friends.

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

Exclusive Discounts

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

  • AFFINITY PARTNERS - The UCO Alumni Association 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.

  • UCO WELLNESS CENTER - Local members can take advantage of a discounted membership at the UCO Wellness Center and access the facility's fitness equipment and resources.

  • OKLAHOMA TODAY SUBSCRIPTION - Members will receive a subscription discount to Oklahoma Today magazine, which showcases Oklahoma's rich history with stunning photography and riveting articles about the unique people and culture of the state of Oklahoma.

  • TRAVEL & ENTERTAINMENT DISCOUNTS - Members can receive up to a 50 percent discount from national travel and entertainment providers such as auto rental companies and hotels.

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

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