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Alumni Benefits & Resources

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Panther Perks

Drury License Plate Program

Display your Drury pride every day, everywhere you go!

It’s easy with an official Drury University Missouri collegiate license plate. 

MO Motor Vehicle Requirements

A Drury License plate.

This offer is only available to Missouri residents for passenger vehicles or light trucks weighing 12,000 lbs. or less.

Your personalized license plate can contain up to six characters or five characters plus one space, dash, or apostrophe. The state of Missouri does not guarantee your chosen configuration’s availability.

If personalized license plates are not renewed within 60 days of expiration, they may be issued to another applicant.

For more information, please visit the Missouri Department of Revenue at dor.mo.gov

Three Easy Steps

  1. Complete the Drury License Plate Program Form with a minimum $25 tax-deductible gift to Drury. If you have a two-year registration, a minimum of $50 is required to cover both years. In the form’s comment section, please let us know if this is a one or two-year registration.
  2. We will send you an Emblem Use Authorization Statement within five business days of receiving your gift.
  3. Submit the Emblem Use Authorization Statement to your local license bureau. The state will require a $15 personalized plate fee in addition to normal registration fees when you order your plates.

Legacy Family Benefits & Program

Drury University Legacy Families

A Drury Legacy Family is a student or alumnus/a whose parent, grandparent or sibling or family member has attended Drury University. Our third generation families consist of a grandparent, parent and grandchild who have attended Drury.

Current Legacy Students

To confirm which family members we have linked to you, please contact the Office of University Advancement at (417) 873-7217 or alumni@drury.edu.

Legacy Admission

The Legacy Admission Program celebrates the loyalty, tradition and Panther pride among families. Many of our incoming first-year student class are Legacy students. Drury University pays special attention to our relationship with alumni and takes exceptional care in evaluating Legacy applications. 

Legacy Scholarships

Students who are relatives of Drury Alumni – defined as individuals who have completed at least 30 hours of Drury credit after high school graduation – are eligible to receive one of two legacy scholarships. 

Drury Campus Digital Images for Download

Dr. Allin Sorenson, longtime Professor of Music / Voice and Choral Ensembles and Dean, School of Communication & Fine and Performing Arts has graciously provided beautiful campus images to share with the Drury community.

Drury Calendar

Phone wallpaper

Zoom backgrounds and computer wallpaper

Please enjoy these beautiful campus images for your own personal use and please take note they are not for commercial reproduction or resale. We thank Dr. Sorenson for sharing his talents and these beautiful images with the entire Drury community!

On Campus Benefits

Course Auditing

Drury University is pleased to offer to graduates of four- or five-year programs (bachelor’s degrees) the benefit of auditing one undergraduate course per semester on a space-available basis. Audit is available on seated lecture courses only. Online, studio, laboratory, and activity courses are not applicable. A complete Alumni Audit Tuition Grant Application form must be submitted to the registrar’s office to process the audit registration. The grant will be for the amount of the current audit fee. Contact the Registrar’s Office for more details, at 417.873.7211 or reg@drury.edu

Bookstore, Panther Store & Graduation Gear

Drury Bookstore & Panther Store
Order Drury merchandise from the Drury Bookstore online and receive 10% off your clothing & gifts order. While on campus, remember to visit the Drury Bookstore in the Findlay Student Center and the Panther Store in the O’Reilly Event Center to get your 10% off discount of your clothing & gifts purchase. Contact the Drury Bookstore, at (417) 873-7316 or bookstore@drury.edu.

Drury University Diploma Frames & Graduation Gear
The Drury Bookstore offers an exclusive selection of custom diploma frames and graduation gear featuring DU name and seal. Visit theDrury Bookstore Graduation Shop for options. Remember, you get your alumni discount of 10% off of your graduation gear purchases.

Campus Facility Rentals

Drury Alumni can receive campus facility rentals for a reduced rate. Receive more information on the rental options for the location of interest by contacting the person listed beside the room on the campus facility reservation page.

Library Privileges

You can gain access to the Olin Library as a Drury Alum. Check out books, use the library computers and Internet, and access the library’s collection of databases (on-site only) and resources. Contact the Olin Library, at (417) 873-7338 or refdesk@drury.edu for information about library resources. To get a confirmation of your alumni status, simply contact the Alumni Office at 417-873-7258 or email alumni@drury.edu.

Career & Networking

Career Planning & Development

Online and in-person resources are available to assist alumni with career guidance and transitions. View our alumni resources and contact information, if you prefer to schedule an appointment. Career assessments and research can be accessed through MyPlan

Transcripts

Order your official, sealed transcript to be sent to a potential employer, graduate school, and more. To request an official copy of a college transcript, you may either go online to studentclearinghouse.org where there is a fee of $8 to order the transcript or you can order the transcript by mail or in person through the Office of Records & Registration for a fee of $12. For more information on how to request a transcript please visit theHow to Request Transcripts page on the Drury Website.

Recognition & Updates

Alumni Council

In May of each year, three voting members of the Alumni Association Council are elected for four-year terms to begin June 1. Any Voting Member of the Association is eligible to be elected to the Alumni Association Council.  The Council designates the nominees, and may solicit nominations from the members of the Association. Volunteer your time and talents to help better the University and the alumni experience. For more information about the Council selection process, contact the Office of University Advancement at alumni@drury.edu or call (417) 873-7217

Alumni Monthly Newsletter

Keep up with Drury University and hear the latest news by making sure you are signed up for the alumni newsletter. To ensure you receive the alumni newsletter, please update your information with the alumni office

Drury Magazine

Drury Magazine is a bi-yearly publication released by the Drury Marketing and Communications Department in the Fall and Spring. This magazine details the happenings at Drury and the lives of its students, faculty, staff, and alumni. The Class Notes section of the magazine is the place where you can announce alumni marriages, births, deaths, and career/life achievements. To have your life event included, contact the Office of University Advancement at alumni@drury.edu or call (417) 873-7217

Distinguished Alumni Awards

The Distinguished Alumni Award program has been honoring outstanding alumni, faculty and friends of the university since 1951.  Each year at the Distinguished Alumni Awards reception, the Association recognizes individuals who have distinguished themselves their careers or in their communities. If you would like to nominate an alumnus for one of these awards, please fill out a nomination form

Social Media Networking

Keep up with Drury Alumni on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Youtube. There, you will be updated on Drury alumni events, campus news, and other important information for alumni.

Events & Involvement

O'Reilly Family Event Center

Drury alumni, faculty, staff, and students have the privilege of buying tickets to special events at the O’Reilly Family Event Center before the general public. Visit here for event information and keep an eye on the Drury University Facebook for updates on ticket presales.

Reunion & Events

All Drury alumni are invited to Drury Reunion Weekend. This weekend of events includes campus tours, a luncheon for the Drury Golden Circle (those who graduated from Drury over 50 years and above), special dinners, and more.

Special events for Drury Alumni happen all over the country. Come and socialize with your fellow alumni and reconnect with Drury. Check the Alumni Event Calendar for events happening near you