Alumni Panther Perks
As a Panther, you've earned your place as a member of our Drury Alumni Association membership program. Your impact and connection to Drury is amplified and you have direct access to benefits and opportunities to engage with your community. Membership is your bridge back to Drury.
On Campus Benefits
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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.
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 thecampus facility reservation page.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for information about library resources. To get a confirmation of your alumni status, simply contact the Alumni Office at 417-873-7258 or email email@example.com.
Career & Networking
Online and in-person resources are available to assist alumni with career guidance and transitions. Alumni can access job postings by visiting College Central Network, interview preparation modules and recordable practice through Big Interview, and career assessments and research can be accessed through MyPlan. View our alumni resources and contact information, if you prefer to schedule an appointment, at drury.edu/career/alumni.
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 tostudentclearinghouse.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.
Incoming, full-time day-school 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. More information >>
Recognition & Updates
In May of each year, four 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call (417) 873-7217.
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 email@example.com or call (417) 873-7217.
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.
- 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.
- Drive with Drury pride! By giving at least a $25 tax-deductable gift to the university, you can receive a one-year emblem use authorization statement. Submit this statement to your local license bureau and receive your very own Drury Alumni license plate. Missouri residents only. For more information, visit Drive with Pride.
Events & Involvement
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 drury.edu/oreilly for event information and keep an eye on the Drury University Facebook for updates on ticket presales.
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