There are a variety of special benefits and services available to Point Park alumni. To access several of these benefits, you will need to obtain an alumni ID card. You can get your alumni ID card on weekdays at the ID Center on Point Park University's campus located in Thayer Hall on the first floor (enter through Academic Hall). For the ID Center's hours of operation, please visit the ID Center's website. Please note: Alumni ID card allows alumni to be on campus in public areas during business hours.
Benefits and Discounts On Campus
The Alumni Grant provides a credit discount on most on-campus courses at Point Park for eligible graduates. An $80 per credit discount is available for graduate courses and a $30 per credit discount is available for undergraduate courses. It is the responsibility of the alumnus to request this discount prior to starting course work.
Looking for a Point Park shirt, cap or other signature item? The Point Park Bookstore is open to alumni. Visit online at www.pointpark.bncollege.com or stop in the bookstore in the lobby of Lawrence Hall.
Career Development Center
Looking for a full-time or part-time job?
Want to research employers and compare job salaries in different cities, states, or countries?
Ready to start building your career?
Visit your campus Career Development Center. We're ready to help you.
*Need alumni ID card to visit the Career Development Center on campus
Heinz College Scholarship for Alumni
Point Park graduates interested in pursuing a graduate degree from Heinz College at Carnegie Mellon University may be eligible for a scholarship of at least $6,000 per semester.
M.B.A. 25 Percent Tuition Discount
Alumni are able to get a 25 percent tuition discount for the following School of Business M.B.A. programs (on-campus programs only):
Point Park alumni, as well as employees or members of companies and organizations that have established agreements with the University, are eligible for this 25 percent discount (tuition only, does not include fees). If a student receives this discount, no other institutional aid will apply.
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Student Center/Fitness Center
Point Park University faculty, staff and alumni may become a member of the Student Center/Fitness Center and access all of its facilities and programs. Semester and yearly memberships are offered.
*Need alumni ID card for this benefit
To obtain an official copy of your transcript(s), please complete a transcript request and mail it to the Office of the Registrar, Point Park University, 201 Wood Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 or fax to 412-392-3962.
You can also request a transcript in person by visiting the Office of the Registrar on the 9th Floor of Thayer Hall. You must bring a picture ID and complete a transcript request form.
Please note that transcripts typically take three to five business days to process (unless the student is having the transcript held for final grades or degree posting). Transcripts will not be released if a student has not been financially cleared with the Student Accounts Office. For additional information please call 412-392-3861.
Point Park University alumni are welcome to use the University Library free of charge with an alumni ID card. Alumni are able to check out two books at a time (DVD's and multimedia items are not included).
*Need alumni ID card for this benefit
Benefits and Discounts Beyond Campus
Additional Benefits (Auto, home, life, pet and dental)
Point Park University alumni are able to receive discounted tickets to Cedar Point in Ohio. Discounts vary depending on the tickets purchased. To receive the discount, visit the Point Park Cedar Point ordering site. The user ID is POINTPARKUA and the password is ppua2016.
Citizens Bank Education Refinance Loan
Point Park University Alumni Association is proud to announce its partnership with Citizens Bank. Citizens is dedicated to helping you take control of your student loan payments with the Citizens Bank Education Refinance Loan. With no application, origination or disbursement fees, the Citizens Bank Education Refinance Loan also allows you to potentially lower your monthly payment to put more money back in your monthly budget, lower your interest rate,and lock in a fixed-rate loan to replace a variable-rate loan so your payment amount is always the same.
If you are approved, you will receive a $250 reduction of your principal balance at the time of your first payment. This a special offer for Point Park University Alumni. To learn more about the loan and to apply please visit the Point Park Alumni Citizens Bank webpage. To receive the potential $250 benefit, you have to go through this webpage.
Point Park University alumni can receive a 20% discount on any community classes offered by Point Park. Check out registration information online.
*Need alumni ID card for any classes held on campus
Did you know your alumni benefits include a special discounted rate on Car Insurance and Home Insurance from Liberty Mutual? Find out more and get a free quote on Auto & Home Insurance.
Discounts and savings are available where state laws and regulations allow, and may vary by state. To the extent permitted by law, applicants are individually underwritten; not all applicants may qualify.
Point Park alumni can purchase tickets online to visit Kennywood for $28.50 (regularly 43.99) for any day during the 2016 season with the exception of Phantom Fright Nights and Holiday Lights.
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
Point Park alumni can receive 20% off for every show during the 2015/2016 season using the promo code PBTPPUALUM. You can order tickets online at the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre website.
Point Park University alumni are able to receive discounted tickets to shows at the Pittsburgh Playhouse. Discounts vary depending on the show and time. To receive the discount, alumni need to call the Playhouse box office directly at 412-392-8000.
The Post-Gazette delivers unlimited digital access to the web, mobile, e-editions, tablets and the Post-Gazette's iPhone, Android, and iPad apps. When you sign up with your discount, it also includes the Post-Gazette's 3 Pro Sports Apps and 52 weeks of digital premium access to its partner news organization, The Washington Post. Point Park University Alumni can sign up online for one year of unlimited digital access for only $49.99. Regular annual value of $129.
Travel Discounts (car rental, hotels, and vacation packages)
Traveling back to the 'burgh? Check out these Point Park discounts on area hotels.
Learn more on other nationwide discounts.
If you are unable to connect to other alumni via Facebook please do not hesitate to let us help you. Feel free to email the Office of Alumni Relations directly regarding your questions or concerns. Our goal is to keep our ever growing Alumni base connected and informed. We look forward to hearing from you.