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. 

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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.

Diploma Replacement

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.

Transcript Requests 

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!

Athletic Tickets

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.

Falvey Memorial Library

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 Memorial 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 detailsfill out the online request form, or send an email with questions about Villanova mascot appearances.

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.

Alumni Email Accounts

Coming in June, Villanova will be offering alumni the ability to opt-in for an "@alum.villanova.edu" account, even if you did not have a Villanova email account while attending the University. This account will be separate from any existing student or employee account you may have. Please check back for updates in June when this new service becomes available.

Career Resources

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!

Handshake

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.

This tool requires a Villanova email address. See "Alumni Gmail Accounts" above for information on how to sign up.

Nova Network

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.

2022 Lenten Reflections Sign-up
2022 Advent Reflections (check back in November)

Mass Cards

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.

Prayer Requests

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.

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.

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.

Mercer Insurance Benefits

As a Villanova University graduate, you can take advantage of simplified and worry-free protection when it comes to securing essential auto, homeowners, disability, long-term care, pet, life and health insurance. This protection is available to you at special member-only rates and discounts through Mercer Consumer, a service of Mercer Health & Benefits Administration, LLC. To learn more and enroll, visit the Mercer website or call 1-888-560-ALUM (2586).

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.