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Alumni Benefits

Career Services & Employer Development

Career Center Services
Job search tools

Using Handshake, alumni can search jobs, post resumes, sign up for interviews and explore employers attending UNCW job fairs. Job openings are also shared on the alumni LinkedIn group.

Professional development

Connect with UNCW's Career Center staff for career counseling and assessments.

Network with alumni

Attend alumni events or Career Center events such as Job Fairs, Graduate & Law School Day, Nursing Career Day and more.

for employers

Employer Development

Consult with fellow alumni in a hiring capacity or get involved with the Career Center's Employer Advisory Board to interact with other employers in the region and access key talent for employment opportunities.

Recruit Seahawks

Job opportunities can be shared on Handshake and LinkedIn, and rooms can be reserved through the Career Center for on-campus recruiting.

UNCW Magazine

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Alumni Newsletter

This bi-monthly e-newsletter shares upcoming events, opportunities to get involved, news about UNCW and fellow alumni, and more.

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UNCW License Plates

UNCW License Plate Show your spirit and support Seahawks with a UNCW License Plate.

$15 of the annual fee supports UNCW Alumni Association scholarships.




Campus Access & Local discounts

From career services to discount opportunities to access to Randall Library and the Student Rec Center, there's something for everyone.


Coastal Kia on Market Street in Wilmington offers alumni a 10% discount on service and parts, as well as $500 off a vehicle purchase. Reference the UNCW alumni discount code, GODUB, upon arrival.

Graduate School

If you have ever attended UNCW, you do not need to request a UNCW transcript. The Graduate School will be responsible for obtaining that academic record (at no cost to you), including any transfer work reflected on your UNCW transcript. However, you are required to submit official transcripts from any institution not reflected on your UNCW transcript or any institution attended after UNCW. View your UNCW transcript in SeaNet.

Hotel Discounts

For reservations, call the hotel and request the UNCW rate. Please note: rates are subject to change at the discretion of the hotel.

Courtyard by Marriott
151 Van Campen Blvd
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 395.8224

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott
307 Eastwood Rd
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 791.8082

Hampton Inn
124 Old Eastwood Rd
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 791.9899

Hilton Garden Inn at Mayfaire
6745 Rock Spring Rd
Wilmington, NC 28405
(910) 509.4046

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites
160 Van Campen Blvd
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 392.3227

MainStay Suites of Wilmington
5229 Market St
Wilmington, NC 28405
(910) 392.1741

Sleep Inn of Wilmington
5225 Market St
Wilmington, NC 28405
(910) 313.6665

TownePlace Suites
305 Eastwood Rd
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 332.3326


Alumni, friends and family can apply for their passport for the first time by visiting UNCW Passport Services on campus. Learn more online or by calling (910) 962.2432.

Professional Development

UNCW alumni receive a 10% discount on courses from the Swain Center for Executive Education and Economic Development. The discount is listed with the fee information for each program. View offerings.

Randall Library

All alumni and friends of UNCW are welcome to visit the Randall Library and take advantage of the many print, non-print and electronic resources available. Alumni have the following privileges:

  • use of print collections
  • use of media collections
  • use of databases
  • reference assistance

For borrowing privileges, there is a $25 annual fee, which is waived for those over the age of 65. A computer use card is free to all North Carolina resident alumni, and just requires a valid driver's license.

Pat Leonard Student Recreation Center

The Pat Leonard Student Recreation Center (SRC) offers admission to UNCW alumni in one of two ways. Alumni who have a UNCW One Card (see below) can access the gym during its normal operating hours by paying a $10 daily fee. Alumni who do not have a UNCW One Card must have a student, faculty or staff member sponsor and must pay the $10 daily fee. Find out more.

UNCW One Card

Alumni can obtain their UNCW One Card by visiting Auxiliary Services located in the back of the Warwick Center. Using the card, alumni have access to the Rec Center and can upload Seahawk Buck$ to use at any point-of-sale location on campus such as the Campus dining locations, UNCW Bookstore, Sharky's Box Office, Seahawk Mail, Dittos, vending machines and more. Please call (910) 962.3560 for more information.

UNCW Presents

Alumni receive a 10% discount on tickets to all performances by UNCW Presents. View the schedule and call (910) 962.3500 to receive your discounted tickets.