Alumni Association Benefits
Fontaine Hall - Home of the Office of Alumni Relations
Who is a member of the Marist College Alumni Association?
Anyone and everyone who has ever received a degree from Marist! Listed below are some of the benefits available to Marist alumni. New programs are constantly explored, so check this site frequently.
- Alumni Legacy Scholarship
- Career Services
- James A. Cannavino Library
- Course Auditing
- Kaplan Test Prep & Admissions Discount
- Hotel & Car Rental Discounts
- McCann Recreation Center
- Our Lady Seat of Wisdom Chapel
- Reynard Yearbooks
- Alumni Accounts & Campus Network Access
- Chapter Events
All sons and/or daughters of Marist College Graduates, who have been admitted by the Admissions Office and plan to enter the College in the Fall as a freshman or transfer student, automatically receive an application by mail in late April or early May. Deadline and requirements vary each year. For further information and a pdf copy of the application, please go to http://www.marist.edu/financialaid/alumscholarship.html. Please contact the Office of Alumni Relations with any questions at MaristAlumni@marist.edu or (845) 575-3283. Zacharey Berzal '16, son of John "JC" '84 and Gina Berzal, is the 2012 recipient of the Alumni Legacy Scholarship. Shown above with President Dennis J. Murray.
The Center for Career Services offers similar services to both current students and alumni. The Alumni Career Network, launched in August of 2003, is searchable online. Close to 900 alumni members are available to assist students and alumni with their job search processes, give feedback on their resumes, give advice as to where to look for openings, provide industry trends and give suggestions as to how they can become successful in careers similar to their own. The Alumni Career Network is a free service for alumni and is accessible with a valid Alumni Account, which can be requested online at https://www.marist.edu/alumni/emailrequest.html.
Marist alumni can also take advantage of FoxQuest, a national recruiting network offering internships and career opportunities to students and alumni, and FOCUS2, a self-paced, online career and education planning tool for college students and alumni. The Center for Career Services can also assist alumni with changing careers, finding employment, preparing resumes, cover letters and prepping for interviews, and preparing for graduate school. Please visit their web site at http://www.marist.edu/careerservices/alumni.html.
To request an application for "guest borrowing privileges" from the Cannavino Library, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (845) 575-3199. Marist alumni can also access the Internet and Microsoft Office programs on computers in the library with their E-mail for Life accounts. To request an account, go to https://www.marist.edu/alumni/emailrequest.html. Alumni do not have access to research databases.
Marist alumni are allowed to audit ONE undergraduate course per semester for a fee. Further information is available at http://www.marist.edu/academics/advise/acad.html#audit.
Thinking of going on for a higher degree? With the partnership between Marist College and Kaplan, you can! Marist alumni are entitled to 10% off GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, DAT and OAT classroom courses and 10% off Admissions Consulting programs. For current discounted pricing, go to http://www.marist.edu/careerservices/prepcour.html. For further information about Kaplan tests and programs, call 1-800-KAPTEST or visit www.kaptest.com.
(Marist Alumni Account and password required)
As a member of the Marist Alumni Association, you are eligible to receive 20% off your next stay at the following Choice Hotels:
Alumni are also eligible for discounts ranging from 10 to 25% with the following car rental companies:
The discount codes can be found on our Travel Discounts page. We also have special coupons for some of the car rental companies, such as "Free Weekend Day" and "$20 Off Weekly Rental". To receive the coupons by mail, please contact the Marist Alumni Office at email@example.com or (845) 575-3283.
Alumni memberships are available through the Athletic Department for use of some of the facilities in the McCann Center. Individuals pay $150 per year or $200 annually for family memberships. Memberships entitle use of the Swimming Pool and various courts only. Please call (845) 575-3699 for more information.
Graduates have the option to have wedding ceremonies performed at Our Lady Seat of Wisdom Chapel on campus. Please contact Campus Ministry at (845) 575-3000, extension 2275, or by email for more information. Alumni may also have their wedding pictures taken on the campus grounds. Please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at firstname.lastname@example.org or (845) 575-3283 for further information.
Forgot to buy your Reynard when you graduated, or thought you would never want one? Now you can buy past copies of the Yearbooks by contacting the Office of Alumni Relations at email@example.com or (845) 575-3283.
All Marist alumni are eligible for free alumni accounts which give them access to Foxmail - Email for Life, FoxWeb, the online Alumni Career Network, the Kaplan Test Prep & Admissions discount and computer access in the Cannavino Library and Donnelly Hall Computer Lab.
Alumni now also have the benefit of using either Marist's or their own personal computers with unrestricted network accesson both the Marist wired and wireless network using a Marist Alumni Account. This includes access to Marist services such as iLearn and Foxmail, the capability to check personal and corporate email, and the ability to browse the Internet. The only exception is the Cannavino Library database.
To request an account, go to https://www.marist.edu/alumni/emailrequest.html.
The Marist Alumni Association is made up of more than 33,000 graduates with 15 regional chapters spanning from Boston to Los Angeles. Activity relies on alumni participation and ranges from phon-a-thons and cultural events to cocktail receptions and athletic events. If you would like to become involved in chapter events, find the region you are closest to on http://www.marist.edu/alumni/geobreakdown.html and send that alumni chapter representative an email.