Benefits, Services & Supports

Get preferred rates, take advantage of special offers, access transcripts and other records. Our alumni are an important part of the MacEwan community, and through our benefits, services and resources we aim to help you stay involved with your alma mater. Learn more about our alumni exclusive offers.

MacEwan benefits

Room and venue bookings at MacEwan University

Meet you downtown

As a MacEwan University alumni, you receive 20% off 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. Then choose the "Request Quote" button to submit your details. To receive the discount, simply choose the check mark beside Are you an alumni?" in the Request Quote form. 

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. You can purchase tickets by phoning or dropping by the Triffo Theatre box office. The alumni discount is not available at Tix on the Square.

Job board

Find a job

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

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

MacEwan Works

MacEwan Works guide for Alumni

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 businessconed@macewan.ca.

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.

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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

Cineplex movie tickets

Lights, camera, action

Enjoy a night out at the movies at a special alumni rate. You can buy a Cineplex single admission for $11.25 or a Great Escape package (two admissions, two drinks, one popcorn) for $34.00. Visit the SAM Centre at City Centre Campus during regular office hours to purchase your tickets.

West Edmonton Mall attractions pass

Shop and play

For just $35, alumni can purchase a West Edmonton Mall Choice Pass, providing entry to one of the following:

  • All day at World Waterpark

  • All-day rides at Galaxyland Amusement Park

OR any two of the following:

  • All-day skating at the Ice Palace (skate rental not included)

  • All-day entry to Marine Life (including Sea Life Caverns and Sea Lions’ Rock)

  • One 18-hole round of mini-golf at Professor Wem’s Adventure Golf

  • One 18-hole round of mini-golf at Putt ‘n’ Glow

  • Two games of bowling (shoe rental not included) or one hour of billiards at Ed’s Rec Room

  • One admission to Ropes Quest


You don't need to decide which park or attraction to visit until you arrive. Purchases your ticket during regular office hours at the SAM Centre at City Centre Campus.

 

Support and services

Ombudsperson

MacEwan University's Student Ombudsperson is an independent, neutral, confidential and accessible resource for our students and alumni.  The Student Ombudsperson advocates for institutional fairness and is available to students and alumni for advice and support on issues and decisions arising from admission to graduation.

Student Ombudsperson

Grad school liaison

Back to school

Many of our graduates are interested in continuing their studies beyond a bachelor's degree. We can help you figure out how to take your studies to the next level.

Graduate School Liaison

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.

Complete a 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.

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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.