ALUMNI BENEFITS AND SERVICES
As a Villanovan, you're eligible for special benefits and services that enhance the value of your University connection long after graduation.
College of Professional Studies – Professional Education Rate Reduction
Villanova’s College of Professional Studies (CPS) offers tuition rate reductions for Villanova alumni on select Professional Education courses, such as project management, Six Sigma, human resources, Agile, paralegal studies and more. For more details and the discount code, please email the CPS team or call 610-519-4300.
Villanova University will reissue diplomas for alumni who have lost or damaged a diploma, or those who have legally changed their names. Replacement diplomas follow the current diploma format. They are printed with the original graduation date and the name of the student at the time of graduation, but with signatures of current University Officials. All replacement diplomas will have a Replacement notation at the bottom. Visit the Office of the Registrar website for full details. For questions, please contact the Registrar via email or call 610-519-4030.
Enrollment and Degree Verification
Verification of enrollment provides proof of enrollment, graduation, student status or other student-related information. It does not provide specific course information or grades, as found on an official transcript. Verifications are available free of charge to all current and former students. Visit the Office of the Registrar website for more information. For questions, please email the Registrar or call 610-519-4030.
Note: If your program was conducted through Villanova Online, records and verification must be requested separately by contacting Villanova Online.
Personal Enrichment Senior Citizen Program
The College of Professional Studies (CPS) is committed to being a resource for lifelong learning and offers the opportunity for individuals aged 65 and above to attend undergraduate level courses at Villanova University, on a space-available basis. Visit the program website for more details. For questions, email the CPS team or call 610-519-4300.
Undergraduate and graduate transcripts are delivered electronically, by postal delivery, campus mail or by on-campus pick-up. All financial and registrar obligations must be cleared before any transcript request is honored. Due to Federal law, requests CANNOT be processed without a legal signature or secured authorization. Therefore, email and telephone requests will not be honored. Visit the Office of the Registrar website for instructions on how to request a transcript.
Villanova Virtual Book Club
Engage with fellow Villanovans online to discuss books across a variety of genres and topics that further your lifelong learning. Exclusive virtual author talks are also available throughout the year. Becoming a book club member is free!
Tickets are required for Football, Women’s Basketball, Men’s Basketball and Men’s Lacrosse home games. Purchase your seats through Vividseats, the official ticket marketplace of Villanova Athletics.
All other sports have free admission to home games and do not require tickets. View a calendar of upcoming games for all sports.
For questions, contact the Athletics Ticket office via email or call 610-519-4100.
Villanova alumni may apply annually for borrowing privileges and on-site access to subscription databases. There are currently no fees for these courtesy membership privileges. If interested, please apply at the Service Desk on the first floor of Falvey Library. For questions, call 610-519-4270.
The library also holds several events each year, which are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. View upcoming events and exhibits at Falvey Library.
John and Joan Mullen Center for the Performing Arts
Alumni, family and friends are welcome and encouraged to attend performances by Villanova Theatre, student performing groups, lecture series and more in the Mullen Center. View upcoming events and purchase tickets through the Box Office here. For questions, please contact the Box Office via email or call 610-519-5006.
Mascot and Cheerleading Appearances
Bring Will D. Cat and/or Cheer to your next event! Requests must be submitted at least three weeks in advance of the event date. Due to Athletic and University events, academics, time restrictions and travel distance, appearances at outside events are available on a limited basis. Review appearance policies, fees and details, fill out the online request form, or send an email with questions about Villanova mascot appearances.
Update Your Information
Please update your contact information to ensure you receive VUAA communications about upcoming events and opportunities to stay connected with Villanova and your fellow alumni, as well as resources for personal and professional growth.
Villanova Alum Account
All Villanova alums are eligible for a Villanova Alum Account. This account comes with an "@alum.villanova.edu" email account through Microsoft Exchange Online. The user ID for these email addresses is automatically generated and cannot be customized. Auto-forwarding from Villanova Alum Accounts to other email accounts is not permitted.
Please fill out the opt-in form with your Villanova ID, birthdate and an email address where your new account information can be sent. A temporary password will be emailed to you and you will be asked to reset it when you first access your account.
If you do not know your Villanova ID and have an active Villanova student or employee account, you can view your Villanova ID here; otherwise, please email the Office of Alumni Relations. If you have technical issues with the opt-in process or your account, please contact the UNIT Help Desk via email or call 610-519-7777.
All email accounts that are inactive for a period of one year will be removed—i.e., mail, contacts, etc. will no longer exist. Find additional Villanova Alum Account FAQs here.
Submit Class Notes
Submit a Class Note to let the Villanova community know about a noteworthy life event such as: an award or recognition, birth or adoption, job announcement, retirement, wedding, union or other noteworthy achievement.
Submissions will be considered for inclusion in an upcoming issue of Villanova Magazine.
Alumni Connection Requests
The Villanova experience creates deep and long-lasting bonds. The Office of Alumni Relations may be able to help you reconnect with your fellow Villanovans. Read our data and outreach policies and fill out the connection request form.
Whether you’re considering a career change, making your case for a promotion, or hoping to expand your network, Villanova's career resources can help you prepare for whatever comes next. Visit the Alumni Career Management page to learn more about online resources like FOCUS, Big Interview, HireNova Updates, CareerShift and more!
Explore Handshake, Villanova University’s Career Management Platform that intuitively connects you to relevant opportunities and allows you to apply for positions, explore companies and connections, sign up for career fairs and workshops, and schedule coaching appointments all in one place. For help accessing Handshake, watch our Handshake Alumni Login Instructions video.
The Nova Network is Villanova's official online social and professional network. Join the Nova Network to find Villanovans in your industry and local area, access on-demand resources for your professional development, take advantage of dozens of discussion groups, empower fellow Villanovans by sharing your advice and more. To make the most of the platform, watch our alumni sign-up video.
For login issues and general questions about the Nova Network, please email the Career Management team.
For technical issues, please login and select the question mark on the top of your page.
Advent and Lenten Reflections
Each year, the Office for Mission and Ministry creates a collection of scripture readings and reflections written by Villanovans, to support the community in their faith journeys during Advent and Lent. Sign up to receive daily emails or download a PDF of this spiritual resource.
Mass Cards are available through the Augustinian Guild of the Province of St. Thomas of Villanova. To order mass cards, fill out the form online, contact Maria Manna via email or call 610-527-3330, ext. 240.
The Office for Mission and Ministry welcomes prayer requests for whatever intentions are in your heart, to be remembered collectively during the prayers of intercession at daily Mass every Tuesday. Submit your prayer intentions here.
Weddings at St. Thomas of Villanova Church
Undergraduate alumni are eligible to marry in the St. Thomas of Villanova Church on campus, regardless of parishioner status. Weddings must be scheduled directly with the St. Thomas of Villanova Parish. For more information, please visit the parish’s wedding website, email the parish’s Wedding Director or call 610-520-1242.
The Inn at Villanova
601 County Line Rd, Radnor, PA 19087
Stay at the Villanova University-owned and operated Inn, just two miles from campus. The Inn blends the historic charm of the Montrose Mansion with the amenities of a modern hotel and conference center. Visit the Inn's website or call 610-519-8000 for more information and to make a reservation.
Penn Club of New York
30 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036
Villanova alumni, family, faculty and staff are eligible to become members of the Penn Club of New York and have access to its full range of exceptional amenities and services such as: fine and casual dining with bars, guest rooms, meeting rooms, 150+ domestic and international reciprocal clubs, business center, private event and banquet facilities and state-of-the-art fitness center. Visit the Penn Club of New York website for more details and to apply. For questions, email the Membership Department or call 212-403-6627.
862 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova PA 19085
The Refectory is Villanova University’s only full-service, on-campus fine dining restaurant. Serving upscale, classic, American cuisine, The Refectory is open seven days a week for lunch, happy hour, dinner, and weekend brunch. Menus include house-made pastas, local seafood, and one of the best burgers on the Main Line. The central U-shaped bar offers a perfect place to sit and catch up with a friend or watch the game with a craft cocktail, beer or selection from the extensive wine list. The restaurant welcomes parties of all sizes and has multiple spaces for special events, including the private President’s Dining Room. Visit the Refectory's website or call 610-519-5786 for more information.
Residence Inn by Marriott
191 Washington Street, Conshohocken, PA 19428
The Residence Inn by Marriott Philadelphia Conshohocken offers alumni, parents and friends visiting Villanova University a discounted rate of $139/night for spacious studio or one bedroom suite accommodations. Located less than 5 miles from Villanova, guests also enjoy free shuttle service to campus (Monday – Friday, reservations suggested). Visit the Residence Inn’s website to reserve a room or call 610-828-8800 and mention Villanova University.
Alumni Insurance Benefits Program by AMBA
As a Villanova University graduate, you have the advantage of exclusive alumni-only discounts and/or benefits through the Villanova University Alumni Insurance Benefits Program, administered by AMBA. Offerings from AMBA include life insurance, personal insurance, auto and home insurance, and health insurance. To learn more and enroll, visit our alumni plans website or call 1 (888) 560-ALUM (2586). AMBA is committed to “Serving You throughout Your Life.”
Liberty Mutual Auto, Home and Renters Insurance
Liberty Mutual has partnered with the Villanova University Alumni Association to offer quality auto, home and renters insurance with personalized coverage to meet your needs. For more information or to receive a free rate quote, visit the Liberty Mutual website or call 1-866-477-5160.
Villanova Team Store
The Villanova Team Store is the official store of Villanova Athletics. Shop the Team Store online to find the perfect fan gear to cheer on the Wildcats.
Villanova University Shop
The University Bookstore, located on campus in Kennedy Hall, offers a wide selection of Villanova licensed merchandise and apparel. View store hours or shop online.
Don't see what you're looking for? Contact the Office of Alumni Relations with specific questions.