Benefits, Services & Supports

Get preferred rates, take advantage of special offers, access transcripts and other records. As a member of the alumni family, you have exclusive access to benefits and services designed to support your continued growth and success.

MacEwan benefits

Room and venue bookings at MacEwan University

Meet you downtown

As a MacEwan University alumni, you receive a discount on room rentals at our campus in the heart of Edmonton. Boardrooms, breakout rooms and classrooms. Theatres, atriums and galleries. We have rooms of all shapes and sizes, just right for the social or work-related events you are hosting. Plus we provide onsite catering and state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment to ensure your special event is a success.

Learn more about the spaces and services available to you.

Conference and Event Services

MacEwan theatre and music

See it live

Enjoy an evening of theatre or music performed by MacEwan students. Alumni can purchase tickets to music events for only $5.00/ticket and to theatre productions for only $15.00/ticket. The alumni discount is not available at Tix on the Square.

Contact the MacEwan Box Office:

Main Floor, Allard Hall
11110 – 104 Avenue

Job board

Find a job

If you are a recent graduate (within two years), you can access job opportunities and advice on MacEwanLife, the university's career portal.

Create a MacEwanLife account and discover hundreds of jobs listed by potential employers, learn about work-related events on campus and access a variety of career resources.


Career Services

Alumni are now able to access career advising (up to five appointments) at Careers and Experience. This includes career planning, job search strategies, graduate and professional school planning, resumé and cover letter review, LinkedIn profile review and mock interviews.

Appointments can be booked on MacEwanLife.

Griffins season pass

Get in the game

Cheer on our Griffin athletes! With an alumni season pass, you can watch men’s and women’s volleyball, basketball and hockey homes games. As well, you receive coupons and discounts for parking and Griffins merchandise. All this for only $35, plus GST. (Estimated value $295)

Alumni season pass

Christenson Family Centre for Sport and Wellness membership

Active made easy

Alumni receive 25% off annual or monthly memberships at the Christenson Family Centre for Sport and Wellness. If you choose the annual membership, you'll be swimming, spinning, training and staying fit for only $42.80/month, plus you receive complimentary parking while using the facility. If you don't want to commit to a full-year membership, you can receive a discounted monthly rate of $55.00/month. Come out and enjoy all that our gym has to offer.

Get alumni rates

School of Continuing Education business and management courses

Lifelong learning

MacEwan alumni receive a 15% tuition discount on all in-class, non-credit business and management courses offered through the School of Continuing Education.

The offerings are extensive and include general courses, such as bookkeeping, accounting and project management, and specific offerings, such as resolving conflict, YouTube strategies for entrepreneurs and the art of persuasion. As well, there are a number of professional accreditation programs, including Alberta Personal Property Registry Electronic System (APPRES) and International Association of Business Analysis.

For a complete list of offerings and to take advantage of special rates, contact the School of Continuing Education before enrolling in a course: phone 780-497-5702 or email

Alumni Library Access

MacEwan alumni are eligible for an Alumni library card that allows you to borrow items from MacEwan Library and NEOS partner libraries.

To request your alumni library card, email or call 780-497-5850.

Party planning

Stay connected

It's time to get your graduating class together for a five-year reunion—or a backyard party or a night of bowling or a cocktail party. Whatever the occasion, we can help get the word out to your former classmates. Fill us in on the details and let us lend a hand.

Tell us about your party

MacEwan merchandise 

Time to shop

Wear Griffins gear with pride. Display your degree or diploma in one of four specially designed frames, each with the MacEwan University logo. You can buy merchandise and apparel online or at the MacEwan Bookstore.

Alumni gifts


Lifestyle benefits

TD Meloche Monnex home and auto insurance

Alumni privileges

As a trusted partner, the TD Insurance Meloche Monnex program is dedicated to helping MacEwan University alumni get access to preferred insurance rates on home and car insurance coverage. You could save big* when you combine your alumni preferred rates and bundle your home and car insurance. TD Insurance is the leading direct response insurance group in Canada†, offering quality insurance products for over 65 years. From getting a quote to filing a claim, their knowledgeable advisors will help you find options that are right for you. Plus, the TD Insurance Meloche Monnex program helps supports alumni and student activities. A win-win for you and your school.

†Ranks based on data available from OSFI, Insurers, Insurance Bureau of Canada, and Provincial Regulators, as at December 31, 2015. * Nationally, 90% of all of our clients who belong to a professional or alumni group that have an agreement with us and who insure a home (excluding rentals and condos) and a car on October, 31 2016, saved $625 when compared to the premiums they would have paid without the preferred insurance rate for groups and the multi-product discount. Savings are not guaranteed and may vary based on the client's profile. Savings vary in each province and may be higher or lower than $625.

Save big

Manulife health, travel and life insurance

Manulife Financial

MacEwan University has done the groundwork— comparing prices and finding the best rates. All you have to do is take advantage of our specially negotiated rates on a wide range of insurance plans:

  • Term life insurance

  • Health and dental insurance

  • Income protection insurance

  • Critical illness insurance

  • Travel insurance

If you are thinking about getting insurance or supplementing your current coverage, check these alumni benefits first.

Learn more

Vacations, flights, hotels and car rentals

Dream vacations

Make Alumni Getaways your first stop when planning your next vacation. Through this Manulife travel service, MacEwan University alumni can access competitive rates and price matching on:

  • Vacation packages

  • Flights

  • Hotels

  • Rental cars

  • Cruises

  • Group packages

  • Travel insurance

Alumni Getaways

Broadway Across Canada

Enjoy the show

Attend some of Broadway's biggest hits right here in Edmonton. Alumni receive ticket discounts on select Broadway Across Canada performances throughout the year.

Shows and alumni pricing


Support and services

Grad school support and scholarships

Back to school

Recent alumni (who have graduated within the past two years) may book a graduate or professional school advising appointment with Careers and Experience through MacEwanLife.


Our alumni can also apply for a $1500 MacEwan Alumni award to help fund full-time graduate or professional studies. Search the Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries list for "alumni award."

Scholarships, Awards, Bursaries search

Official transcript requests

Academic records

An official transcript of your academic record is maintained by the Office of the University Registrar. If you are currently enrolled in a course at MacEwan or have been enrolled in a course within the last 12 months, you can request your transcript online through myStudentSystem.

If you are not a current student, you can complete a transcript request form and send it to the Office of the University Registrar.

Request a transcript

Parchment replacement

If your original parchment has been lost, destroyed or damaged, complete a Parchment Replacement Form to receive another copy. You can also request a replacement parchment if you have a Grant MacEwan Community College parchment that you would like updated to say MacEwan University. Additional documents will be required if you are requesting a new parchment to reflect a name change.

parchment replacement form

Proof of education

When applying for jobs, volunteer opportunities, graduate studies scholarships or other activities, you may be asked to provide proof of your education. MacEwan University provides confirmation letters on request and you can print a verification statement through myStudentSystem.

Verify credentials

Request confirmation letters

Tax receipts

T2202A and U-Pass

The T2202A is the official certificate issued by MacEwan University for tuition and education tax credits that can be claimed on your Income Tax Return. T2202As are usually issued in February following the tax year. If you took courses at MacEwan from January 1, 2004 onwards, you can download a copy of your tax receipt using myStudentSystem.

U-Pass receipts are also available through myStudentSystem.

Learn more

If you are unable to access myStudentSystem or to view or load your T2202A or have any other technical issues, contact Technology Support.

Anything missing?

We're always looking for new discount and services ideas. If you'd like to suggest other benefits, please let us know and we will look into them for you.