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There are many advantages to being an ORU alumnus! These are just some of the benefits…

  • You can apply for a free Alumni Card, which grants you access to the Prayer Tower’s Observation Deck and lets you check out gaming equipment at the Hammer Center.
  • You can purchase a $10 Alumni Library Card (renewable annually) that will allow you to check out books from the ORU Library. Learn more about this card on this page.
  • Access to visit and utilize the Armand Hammer Alumni-Student Center
  • National and Tulsa Area Discounts, including hotels close to campus
  • Receive the ORU Excellence Magazine
  • Access to search for jobs via Handshake
  • Invitations to attend Alumni & Community Luncheons
  • Opportunity to Nominate a student for a Quest Scholarship
  • Invitation to attend a Chapel Service
  • Opportunity to nominate Alumni of the Year Honorees
  • Invitation to attend Fall/Spring Revival services
  • Access to the ORU Library, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday
  • Invitations to attend Homecoming
  • Access to eat in SAGA (it’s good, we promise!)
  • Invitations to attend the complimentary Alumni Parent & Legacy Student Move-In Lunch (alumni parents & their students)
  • Option to Order an ORU Yearbook (The Perihelion)
  • Invitations to attend the complimentary Alumni Parent & Legacy Student Commencement Day Breakfast (alumni parents & their graduates)
  • Access to The Oracle, ORU’s student newspaper
  • Opportunity to recommend a Chapel Missions Offering project for funding
  • Access to pray in the Prayer Tower (open 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday)
  • Access to recruit ORU students/grads for jobs on the ORU Golden Hire Network
  • Vote for the Alumni Association Board of Directors
  • Serve on the Alumni Association Board of Directors
  • Serve on an Alumni Association Board of Directors committee
  • Invitations to attend ORU Music/Dance/Theater productions
  • Access to ORU’s annual Nanny Fair
  • Invitation to serve in the Wingbackers Program (adopt a wing or floor)
  • Invitation to serve in the International Family Connect program (adopt an international student)
  • Volunteer opportunity at Graduation Celebration (for graduating seniors)
  • Volunteer opportunity at ORU’s Christmas Lighting (distribute decorated mugs to students as gifts)
  • Opportunity to be listed in the Alumni Directory
  • Invitations to attend the President’s Performing Arts and Lecture Series
  • Receive updates from the university through e-mail, social media, and the alumni.oru.edu website
  • Access to the Communique, ORU’s Communication and Media department magazine for alumni

Alumni Association Benefits on Behalf of Alumni:

  • Alumni Association gives four cash awards each year to outstanding faculty members
  • Alumni Association gives cash awards each year to ORU staff members for outstanding service: the Servant Excellence Awards
  • Alumni Association provides funding for the annual Faculty Retreat
  • Alumni Association gives Bibles to new graduates at the Commencement ceremony
  • Alumni Association raises funds for the Last Mile and Quest Whole Leader scholarships
  • Alumni Association raises funds for the Extraordinary Family Crisis Scholarship
  • Alumni Association sponsored two rooms in the Global Learning Center
  • Alumni Association gives journals to freshmen
  • Alumni Association gives decorated mugs to students as part of the campus Christmas Lighting event
  • Alumni Association sponsors Grad Celebration (welcoming graduating seniors into the Alumni Association)
  • Alumni Bookcase on the 2nd floor of the Hammer Center—a designated space to feature alumni-authored books!

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