Membership means a stronger KU

Association membership is the best way to strengthen your proud alma mater. Join the informed alumni and friends who act as powerful advocates for KU every day!

Alumni and Friends

  • Annual

    As an Annual Member you receive the core benefits of the Association. Join thousands of fellow Jayhawks who value their KU experience and build their Jayhawk connections.

    $55 $65
    Single Joint
    Join Or give as gift
  • Jayhawk Society

    Jayhawk Society is a premium level of annual membership and serves as your “Path to Life” membership. For every consecutive year of your Jayhawk Society membership, you receive 10% off the cost of life membership and up to 50% off after five consecutive years. It’s your Life Membership savings account.

    $100 $150
    Single Joint
    Join Or give as gift
  • Life

    The KU experience is unlike any other. Once you’ve walked down the Hill or cheered for the Jayhawks, you are changed for life. As a Life Member, you will always remain connected to KU.

    $1000 $1500
    Single Joint
    Join Or give as gift
  • Life Installment

    As a Life Member, you will always remain connected to KU. The installment plan makes it easy to become a Jayhawk for life, with 12 easy credit card payments.

    $83.33 $125
    Single Joint
    Join Or give as gift

Recent Graduates 2007-2012

  • Annual

    Recent Grad memberships are available for the first five years after completion of the last KU degree. You receive the same benefits at a reduced rate to help you get started with your career.

    $25 $30
    Single Joint
    Join Or give as gift
  • Jayhawk Society

    Jayhawk Society is a premium level of annual membership and serves as your “Path to Life” membership. For every consecutive year of your Jayhawk Society membership, you receive 10% off the cost of life membership and up to 50% off after five consecutive years. It’s your Life Membership savings account.

    $100 $150
    Single Joint
    Join Or give as gift
  • Life Membership

    The KU experience is unlike any other. Once you’ve walked down the Hill or cheered for the Jayhawks, you are changed for life. As a Life Member, you will always remain connected to KU.

    $500 $750
    Single Joint
    Join Or give as gift
  • Life Installment

    As a Life Member, you will always remain connected to KU. The installment plan makes it easy to become a Jayhawk for life, with 12 easy credit card payments.

    $41.66 $62.50
    Single Joint
    Join Or give as gift

Current KU Students

  • Annual

    The Student Alumni Association (SAA) is a level of membership in the KU Alumni Association especially for current students. Throughout your years at KU, SAA provides numerous benefits and opportunities.

  • Four-Year

    If you sign up for a four-year SAA membership, you are saving $25, or the equivalent of one year free! Enjoy the same great benefits and opportunities throughout your years at KU.

Retired Faculty and Staff

  • Endacott Society

    Retired University faculty and staff can enjoy the benefits of Association membership at reduced rates. Endacott Society members gather weekly for book clubs, potlucks, gardening clubs, continuing education programs and more.

    $25 $30
    Single Joint
    Join Or give as gift
  • Jayhawk Society

    Jayhawk Society is a premium level of annual membership and serves as your “Path to Life” membership. For every consecutive year of your Jayhawk Society membership, you receive 10% off the cost of life membership and up to 50% off after five consecutive years. It’s your Life Membership savings account.

    $100 $150
    Single Joint
    Join Or give as gift
  • Life

    The KU experience is unlike any other. Once you’ve walked down the Hill or cheered for the Jayhawks, you are changed for life. As a Life Member, you will always remain connected to KU.

    $1000 $1500
    Single Joint
    Join Or give as gift
  • Life Installment

    As a Life Member, you will always remain connected to KU. The installment plan makes it easy to become a Jayhawk for life, with 12 easy credit card payments.

    $83.33 $125
    Single Joint
    Join Or give as gift

Future Jayhawks

  • Future Jayhawks

    Sign up your kids, grandkids, nieces and nephews for this annual program. We'll follow your fledgling from birth to high-school graduation and send him or her KU goodies along the way.

    $15 $20
    Member Non-member
    Join Or give as gift

Need a reason to join? Check out these member benefits.

member benefits

Members-only deals save time and money.

  • 10–20 percent discount on catalog, in-store (Kansas Union, Burge Union and Edwards campus) and online items from KU Bookstores (excludes textbooks)
  • Approximately 10 percent off KU Alumni Association Store merchandise
  • Discounts at alumni events
  • 15 percent off all Kaplan graduate and college prep courses. (Not valid with any other discounts and offers.)
  • 60 percent off your next move with North American Van Lines. Plus, you'll receive FREE replacement cost insurance for your move! For more information, call Gordon Taylor at 800-987-3608 and identify yourself as a member of the KU Alumni Association.
  • 20 percent off books published by the University Press of Kansas
  • Discount on shoes at Elite Feet (10 percent year-round, 20 percent on gamedays). Applied to all regular priced shoes; limit one pair per purchase.
  • Discounted rates at the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel. Show your membership card and receive a $99 per night weekend rate! Some restrictions may apply.
  • The Alumni Insurance Program:
  • The Kansas Alumni Insurance Program is a convenient source for health, life, travel and auto insurance for alumni and their family members.  There are a variety of plans available to meet your needs, including GradMed® short-term health insurance – great for new grads and other alumni seeking temporary coverage.
  • Home, auto and rental insurance from Liberty Mutual
  • AlumniMortgage is offered to alumni and families nationwide through Quicken Loans®. For complete details, please call 855-480-8629 or visit https://vip.quickenloans.com/kansas.
  • Access to the KU Student Recreation Center for just $7 per day

Do you need a Jayhawk-friendly spot to watch the big game? From the Sunflower State to the Seattle shoreline, the Association gathers the faithful through more than 75 chapters and clubs.

Get the inside track on what’s happening on the Hill and what alumni across the country are up to.

  • Six issues of Kansas Alumni magazine keep alumni, parents, and friends up-to-date on the latest University news.
  • Email invitations and updates bring Mount Oread to your inbox.

The Association works hard to provide rare opportunities and unique experiences for members.

  • Flying Jayhawks travel the world with more than 30 exotic trips each year
  • Special appearances from University representatives, including the Chancellor, distinguished faculty, coaches, pro sports players and noted alumni
  • Hassle-free tailgates at all away and home football games and watch parties for basketball tournaments and regular season games
  • Reunions and Homecoming activities
  • Jayhawk Visa and Jayhawk Visa Gift Cards, carry KU in your wallet or purse and support Association programming