Member Benefits

As a UW Alumni Association member, you get more than the satisfaction of staying connected and making a difference. You also get access to dozens of great member benefits!

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Arts, Lectures and Entertainment


  • 5th Avenue Theater
    Save 25% on performances. Valid for locally produced shows only. Not valid on Pearl level seating or for preview performances. You must be a UWAA member to receive this discount.
  • Argosy Cruises
    UWAA members save 25% on all cruises. Argosy operates from the downtown Seattle waterfront, South Lake Union and Kirkland City Dock.
  • Burke Museum
    Members receive $2 off museum admission, $5 off memberships at the individual level or above, and $10 discount for Cascade level members. Show your card at the point of purchase. You must be a current UWAA member to use this benefit. --!
  • Columns Magazine
    The UWAA’s award-winning alumni magazine goes to all UWAA members and most of our alumni. UWAA membership dues support this quarterly publication and guarantee that you’ll receive your preference of either the print or electronic edition. You may already get Columns in either its printed or electronic form, but to ensure you receive the magazine in the format that’s right for you.
  • Dimitriou's Jazz Alley
    UWAA members can get 2 tickets for the price of 1 for Friday night sets at 9:30 p.m. (or a single ticket for half-price). Advance reservations are required.
  • EMP Museum
    UWAA members save on both memberships and single-day admission tickets.
  • Foster School Executive Seminars
    Members receive a 10% discount on Executive Seminars—brief and practical professional development programs led by top faculty from the Foster School of Business.
  • UW Graduate School Public Lectures
    UWAA members get 24-hour advance registration to many of the UW Graduate School's popular lectures featuring thought leaders from around the world. Members receive an e-mail notification when registration is available. To update your e-mail address on file, select the "learn more" button.
  • Henry Art Gallery
    Members receive $2 off museum admission and 15% off annual memberships. Show your UWAA membership card at the Henry Admissions Desk. You may also call (206)-221-3244 and provide your UWAA membership number if you would like to purchase a Henry Art Gallery membership. You must be a current member to receive this benefit.
  • Invitations to local events
    As a member, you receive special invites to UW events such as lectures, Movie Nights and more. There are also Husky happenings across the country through one of our 50-plus chapters. No matter where you live, we’ll keep you in the loop. Many invitations are sent via e-mail. To make the most of your membership experience, please make sure we have your most up-to-date email address. Click the "learn more" button to update your email address.
  • Museum of Flight
    UWAA members receive 10% off Navigator annual membership level and 20% off Aviator, Captain, Barnstormer and Barnstormer Gold levels. This benefit is available in person. Just show your UWAA card at the point of purchase! You must be a current UWAA member to use this benefit.
  • Online Journal Access
    UWAA members have online access to the EBSCO database of academic journals and magazines. Whether you are pursuing research or just satisfying your curiosity, you'll find this wealth of information invaluable.
  • Pacific Science Center
    UWAA members enjoy a 20% discount on all levels of Pacific Science Center membership which includes admission to over 290 science centers worldwide. Show your membership card at point of purchase or call 206-443-2924 and provide your member number. Discount is not available for online purchases.
  • ParentMap Lecture Series
    UWAA members save $3 on admission to the 2013 ParentMap Lecture Series events, which feature thought leaders from the UW and across the nation sharing insights, advice and inspiration on current parenting topics. Learn about raising resilient kids and finding more balance and less stress in family life.
  • Puget Sound Business Journal
    Members save more than 20% off the regular annual subscription price: that’s $73.95 for 52 issues. As a subscriber you'll receive: a weekly paper with the Puget Sound business news; free copy of the Book of Lists, when published - a $65 value; the Digital Edition and archives - a complete replication of the paper available online 24/7; exclusive access to special online content available only to subscribers.
  • Seattle Art Museum
    UWAA members receive 20% off new memberships at the Individual through Patron levels. Just show your card at the point of purchase!
  • Seattle Arts & Lectures
    Receive 15% off season passes and single tickets for all Seattle Arts & Lectures events.
  • Seattle Repertory Theatre
    Members save 15% on tickets for all Seattle Repertory Theatre performances.
  • Seattle Symphony
    Get 15% off single performance purchases to the Seattle Symphony. Discounted tickets are available through phone and in-person only. Tickets are subject to availability and some restrictions apply. Call Group Sales at 206-215-4784 or 206-215-4818. You will be asked to provide your membership number. - OR - Visit the ticket office, located on the street level at the corner of Third Avenue and Union Street, and show your membership card.
  • Tacoma Art Museum
    Members receive $2 off the regular adult admission or 20% off of annual TAM membership levels ($50 through $500). A paid admission will be credited towards the purchase of an annual TAM membership. Present your UWAA membership card at time of purchase to access this discount.
  • UW Dance Program
    UWAA members receive $2 off the general admissions price. For more information visit the UW Dance Program contact the ticketing office at 206-543-4880 for details. Please have your UWAA member number ready.
  • UW Libraries Borrowers Card
    Members are eligible for a free UW Libraries Card which allows check-out privileges of unrestricted library materials. To obtain your UW Libraries card, present your UWAA membership card at the Account Services desk at Suzzallo Library before 4 p.m. Monday–Friday, or at the circulation desk evenings and weekends. Cards may also be obtained at the UW Bothell and UW Tacoma libraries.
  • UW School of Drama
    UWAA members receive up to a 30% discount on UW School of Drama subscriptions. Additional discounts of up to 25% are available to members purchasing single tickets. Contact the ticketing office at 206-543-4880 for details. Have your UWAA member number ready.
  • UW School of Music
    UWAA members receive a $15 discount on a subscription to the School of Music Notecard. The Notecard is a concert season pass that admits patrons to most of the School of Music’s ticketed events. Contact the ticketing office at 206-543-4880 for details and have your member number ready.
  • UW Waterfront Activities Center
    Members are eligible for a discount on canoe and rowboat rentals, as well as dry storage for small non-motorized craft on a space-available basis. Just show your card at the point of purchase!
  • UW Women's Center
    UWAA members receive a 10% discount on registration to courses offered by the UW Women's Center. To receive these waivers, please include your UWAA member number on your registration forms.
  • UW World Series
    Members receive substantial discounts on subscriptions and individual events.
  • UWAA Member E-News
    Get members-only news and updates, find out about new benefits and enter our Golden Opportunity contests to win game tickets, UW memorabilia and more.
  • Waterways Cruises and Events
    Dining Cruises: UWAA members (plus one guest) receive a 15% discount on tickets for Waterways' Seattle Lakes Dining Cruises, including Sunset Dinner Cruises, Sunday Brunch Cruises, Two Lakes Lunch Cruises, Happy Hour Cruises, BBQ on the Lake Cruises, and Special Event Cruises. Waterways Cruises offers a unique dining experience enhanced by dramatic views, entertainment and Captain’s narration of sights. Private Events & Charters: UWAA members receive a 10% discount on private boat charters. Waterways’ beautifully appointed yachts can accommodate up to 220 guests for any occasion, including weddings, birthday and anniversary celebrations, and networking, school, and corporate events. Waterways’ expert event planners will help you with all the details. Cruises are available year-round.
  • Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience
    UWAA members receive $10 off any NEW membership. Just show your UWAA membership card to access this discount in person at the Wing Luke Museum.

Career


  • Career Workshops and Seminars
    The UWAA partners with several career services providers, including the UW Career Center, to offer a variety of career-related workshops and seminars each year. Members receive discounts to each paid event.
  • Centerpoint Institute for Life and Career Renewal
    UWAA members get 10% off on career counseling and Centerpoint’s extensive menu of workshop offerings. When booking over the phone mention your UWAA membership and show your card at your first workshop or appointment. Must be a current member to use this benefit.
  • Experience Alumni
    Provides members with free, online access to a nationwide job bank, interactive career and skills assessment tools and in-depth company and industry information.
  • Husky Career Network
    This powerful online resource network more than 5,000 UW alumni and friends who have volunteered to assist you with career exploration. This special service is available 24/7 and is exclusive to UWAA members and current UW students. To get started, select the "learn more" button. You will be asked to provide a your UWAA member number.
  • Kaplan Test Prep
    For over 70 years, Kaplan Test Prep has helped thousands to prepare for graduate school entrance exams. UWAA members receive a 10% discount on any comprehensive preparation class including online and live classes offered on UW campus and hundreds of locations worldwide.

Finance and Insurance


  • Airlift Northwest
    UWAA members living in Washington and Southeast Alaska receive a $10 discount off annual memberships for UW Medicine's AirCare program. You must be a UWAA member to receive this discount.
  • Liberty Mutual Auto and Home Insurance
    The UWAA's partnership with Liberty Mutual has come to a close as of August 31st, 2014. We will be establishing a new partnership with a local insurance company January 2015. More information soon to come. Existing Liberty Mutual Policyholders your policy is still in effect and Liberty Mutual will be contacting you in the upcoming months. If you have further questions, please contact Liberty Mutual by phone at 888-398-8924 (Mon.-Fri. 8 am-10 pm ET, Sat. 8 am-8 pm ET, Sun. 11 am-5 pm ET) or online at http://www.libertymutual.com/customer-service
  • Official UW Credit Card
    All alumni and friends are eligible for a special UW credit card that supports UW student and alumni programs. Great card. Great cause.
  • UW Gold Debit Card from BECU
    Would you like to show your Husky pride every time you make a purchase? In conjunction with the UW and the UW Alumni Association, BECU is proud to offer the new UW Gold Debit MasterCard. Any alumni or friend is eligible for this card.

UW Campus Facilities and Services


  • Burke Museum
    Members receive $2 off museum admission, $5 off memberships at the individual level or above, and $10 discount for Cascade level members. Show your card at the point of purchase. You must be a current UWAA member to use this benefit. --!
  • Career Workshops and Seminars
    The UWAA partners with several career services providers, including the UW Career Center, to offer a variety of career-related workshops and seminars each year. Members receive discounts to each paid event.
  • Columns Magazine
    The UWAA’s award-winning alumni magazine goes to all UWAA members and most of our alumni. UWAA membership dues support this quarterly publication and guarantee that you’ll receive your preference of either the print or electronic edition. You may already get Columns in either its printed or electronic form, but to ensure you receive the magazine in the format that’s right for you.
  • Find-a-Friend Service
    The alumni association helps members find "lost" UW friends through letter forwarding. Simply enclose a letter in an envelope marked with the name and grad year of a UW friend, and mail the letter to the UWAA membership department to be forwarded. UWAA: 4333 Brooklyn Ave NE Box 359508, Seattle, WA 98195
  • Henry Art Gallery
    Members receive $2 off museum admission and 15% off annual memberships. Show your UWAA membership card at the Henry Admissions Desk. You may also call (206)-221-3244 and provide your UWAA membership number if you would like to purchase a Henry Art Gallery membership. You must be a current member to receive this benefit.
  • Nordstrom Tennis Center
    Paid-in-full lifetime members are eligible to use the center, one of the Northwest’s premier indoor tennis facilities and home to the Husky men’s and women’s tennis teams. For court reservation information, click the "learn more" button and then select the "Reservations & Use Policy" link.
  • Online Journal Access
    UWAA members have online access to the EBSCO database of academic journals and magazines. Whether you are pursuing research or just satisfying your curiosity, you'll find this wealth of information invaluable.
  • University of Washington Club
    Generally limited to faculty and staff, as a UWAA member you are also eligible to join the UW Club. Members of the UW Club enjoy alfresco dining with fabulous views of Lake Washington, catering for private events and much more. Formerly the Faculty Club.This benefit is available in person. Just show your UWAA card when purchasing your UW Club membership.
  • UW Golf Driving Range
    Members get discounts on buckets of golf balls and $10 off golf lessons. Just show your card at the point of purchase!
  • UW Libraries Borrowers Card
    Members are eligible for a free UW Libraries Card which allows check-out privileges of unrestricted library materials. To obtain your UW Libraries card, present your UWAA membership card at the Account Services desk at Suzzallo Library before 4 p.m. Monday–Friday, or at the circulation desk evenings and weekends. Cards may also be obtained at the UW Bothell and UW Tacoma libraries.
  • UW Waterfront Activities Center
    Members are eligible for a discount on canoe and rowboat rentals, as well as dry storage for small non-motorized craft on a space-available basis. Just show your card at the point of purchase!

Food and Dining


  • àMaurice Cellars
    Husky owned! Members receive a special 10% discount on all àMaurice wine purchases made directly from the winery via Internet, phone, mail, e-mail, fax or in-person. Members also receive free shipping on purchases of six or more bottles.
  • Dimitriou's Jazz Alley
    UWAA members can get 2 tickets for the price of 1 for Friday night sets at 9:30 p.m. (or a single ticket for half-price). Advance reservations are required.
  • Lazy River Winery
    Husky owned! Members receive a special 15% discount on all Lazy River Vineyard's wine purchases made directly from the winery via Internet, phone, mail or in-person. In addition, Lazy River makes monthly donations to the UW based on sales to UWAA members.Lazy River Vineyard in rural Yamhill, Ore., is a family operation with a UW twist. The vineyard is the retirement project of Ned, '66, and Kirsten Wedin Lumpkin, '63, whose three children—all UW graduates—are active in the family partnership as well. Click on the "learn more" button to place your order. You will need to supply your member number.
  • Made in Washington
    UWAA members save 15% on Made in Washington purchases both online and in all Made in Washington stores. Members also save 15% shopping online at two Made in Washington partners: SeaBear and Gerard & Dominique Seafoods.
  • Northlake Tavern and Pizza House
    Enjoy discounts at award winning Northlake Tavern and Pizza House in Seattle! Located in just a few blocks west of Seattle campus, Northlake Tavern has satisfied the pizza cravings of University of Washington students, grads, and pizza fans for over five decades. Members receive $3 off a large pie, $2 off a medium pie, $1 off a small pie. Just show your UWAA card. ***You must be 21 and over to dine in. Pizza pick up is available. Only one pizza discount per visit.
  • Three Rivers Winery
    Members receive a 15% discount on all Three Rivers wine purchases made directly from the winery via Internet, phone, mail or in-person.
  • University of Washington Club
    Generally limited to faculty and staff, as a UWAA member you are also eligible to join the UW Club. Members of the UW Club enjoy alfresco dining with fabulous views of Lake Washington, catering for private events and much more. Formerly the Faculty Club.This benefit is available in person. Just show your UWAA card when purchasing your UW Club membership.
  • Jet City Pizza
    This local pizza provider has been crafting some of the city’s best meals-in-the-round since it first opened its doors in 1994 and began delivering to University of Washington students. UWAA members, save 20% off all pizzas at the Wedgwood Jet City Pizza Co. location.

Health and Fitness


  • Nordstrom Tennis Center
    Paid-in-full lifetime members are eligible to use the center, one of the Northwest’s premier indoor tennis facilities and home to the Husky men’s and women’s tennis teams. For court reservation information, click the "learn more" button and then select the "Reservations & Use Policy" link.
  • UW Golf Driving Range
    Members get discounts on buckets of golf balls and $10 off golf lessons. Just show your card at the point of purchase!
  • UW Waterfront Activities Center
    Members are eligible for a discount on canoe and rowboat rentals, as well as dry storage for small non-motorized craft on a space-available basis. Just show your card at the point of purchase!

Shopping


  • àMaurice Cellars
    Husky owned! Members receive a special 10% discount on all àMaurice wine purchases made directly from the winery via Internet, phone, mail, e-mail, fax or in-person. Members also receive free shipping on purchases of six or more bottles.
  • Dawg Den
    Members receive 10% off all regularly-priced merchandise.
  • DirecTV
    Current annual members who become new DirecTV subscribers get a FREE one-year renewal on your UWAA membership OR a $50 gift card from University Book Store. Lifetime members who sign up get a $50 gift card from the University Book Store.
  • Framing Success
    UW alumni and UWAA members receive 10% off custom-sized diploma frames. Use coupon code UWA06 when ordering online.
  • From You Flowers
    UWAA members save 25% on all regularly priced floral and gift items with From You Flowers. Your 25% member discount is also valid on the entire new line of award winning cookies, cakes and brownies.
  • Husky Authentic
    Members save 10% on regularly-priced merchandise. Husky Authentic is the official store of University of Washington Athletics. Their retail outlet is located in Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion. Show your membership card when purchasing items from the store.
  • Lazy River Winery
    Husky owned! Members receive a special 15% discount on all Lazy River Vineyard's wine purchases made directly from the winery via Internet, phone, mail or in-person. In addition, Lazy River makes monthly donations to the UW based on sales to UWAA members.Lazy River Vineyard in rural Yamhill, Ore., is a family operation with a UW twist. The vineyard is the retirement project of Ned, '66, and Kirsten Wedin Lumpkin, '63, whose three children—all UW graduates—are active in the family partnership as well. Click on the "learn more" button to place your order. You will need to supply your member number.
  • Made in Washington
    UWAA members save 15% on Made in Washington purchases both online and in all Made in Washington stores. Members also save 15% shopping online at two Made in Washington partners: SeaBear and Gerard & Dominique Seafoods.
  • Office Depot
    UWAA members save on select office supplies, copy and print services and more. Save up to 60% (off mfg. list price) on 175 most commonly purchased items for home or office. Also, save at least 5% on most other items when you shop at any of the 1,000+ Office Depot locations across the country.
  • Puget Sound Business Journal
    Members save more than 20% off the regular annual subscription price: that’s $73.95 for 52 issues. As a subscriber you'll receive: a weekly paper with the Puget Sound business news; free copy of the Book of Lists, when published - a $65 value; the Digital Edition and archives - a complete replication of the paper available online 24/7; exclusive access to special online content available only to subscribers.
  • T-Mobile
    The T-Mobile team has decided that the member benefit no longer aligns with their overall strategy. Effective February 3rd 2014 the UWAA member benefit is no longer in effect.
  • Three Rivers Winery
    Members receive a 15% discount on all Three Rivers wine purchases made directly from the winery via Internet, phone, mail or in-person.
  • University Book Store
    Members enjoy 10% off books, supplies and merchandise purchased online or at any University Book Store location (excludes text books and items purchased in the Tech Center). Just show your membership card at the point of purchase! If you are shopping online, you will be asked to provide your valid member number at check-out. Your number is on your membership card.
  • University of Washington Press
    UWAA members receive 30% off all titles offered by University of Washington Press. The Press has a huge selection of engaging reads about the Pacific Northwest and beyond.

Sports and Spirit


  • Dawg Den
    Members receive 10% off all regularly-priced merchandise.
  • Husky Authentic
    Members save 10% on regularly-priced merchandise. Husky Authentic is the official store of University of Washington Athletics. Their retail outlet is located in Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion. Show your membership card when purchasing items from the store.
  • Husky Football Tickets
    UWAA members are eligible to purchase tickets in the UW section to all Husky football away games - a benefit given only other to season ticket holders. Members also get discounted tickets to the UW Homecoming game.
  • Husky Men's Basketball Discounted Tickets
    Each season, we offer UWAA members and their guests discounted tickets to select Husky men's nonconference basketball games at the Alaska Airlines Arena. Check back next year for discounts to the non-conference games. GO DAWGS!
  • Nordstrom Tennis Center
    Paid-in-full lifetime members are eligible to use the center, one of the Northwest’s premier indoor tennis facilities and home to the Husky men’s and women’s tennis teams. For court reservation information, click the "learn more" button and then select the "Reservations & Use Policy" link.
  • University Book Store
    Members enjoy 10% off books, supplies and merchandise purchased online or at any University Book Store location (excludes text books and items purchased in the Tech Center). Just show your membership card at the point of purchase! If you are shopping online, you will be asked to provide your valid member number at check-out. Your number is on your membership card.
  • UW Golf Driving Range
    Members get discounts on buckets of golf balls and $10 off golf lessons. Just show your card at the point of purchase!
  • Sounders Women
    The Seattle Sounders Women are proud to offer UWAA members and their guests special discounts on single game tickets. Ticket discounts are available for grandstand seating: $12 for UWAA members - regularly $18.

Travel


  • Argosy Cruises
    UWAA members save 25% on all cruises. Argosy operates from the downtown Seattle waterfront, South Lake Union and Kirkland City Dock.
  • Paramount Hotel - Seattle
    Receive 15% off of The Paramount Hotel's best available rate. The Paramount offers 146 elegant guest rooms and suites. Located in the heart of downtown, this is a great place to stay when visiting Seattle! Offer not valid with other discounts or promotions.
  • Starwood Hotels & Resorts
    Members receive 10% off best available rates at all participating Starwood properties in North and Latin America. Starwood operates Sheraton, Westin, W Hotels, Le Méridien, St. Regis, Four Points, Luxury Collection, Element, and Aloft.
  • UW Alumni Tours
    Experience the sights and sounds of different faces, places and cultures. Join fellow Huskies and UW experts for exciting domestic and international trips and discover how the UW alumni community sees the world.
  • WallyPark at Sea Tac
    Members save 30% off your entire stay at the new WallyPark garage at Sea-Tac. 18613 International Boulevard Seatac, WA 98188 Show your membership card when you pick up your car.
  • Fairmont Olympic Hotel
    Located on the site of the original University of Washington campus, the historic Fairmont Olympic Hotel is now offering UWAA members exclusive preferred rates. As a member, your overnight stay will begin with a welcome gift of gourmet salted caramels waiting in your room, and continue with 20% off food and beverage throughout the restaurants at The Fairmont Olympic, as well as in-room dining.

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