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Membership Benefits

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Working Advantage = Over 60,000  Benefits!

​To meet the changing needs of CMU Alumni, the Gold Membership program has partnered with Working Advantage to provide exclusive savings on health and wellness products, food and wine delivery, and much more.

We realize that work-life balance and general well-being can be just as important to you as health and financial wellness. So, the time you spend outside of the workplace is just as important to us as the work you contribute. With travel concerns on the rise just in time for vacation season, we understand you may be shifting your plans to later in the year or looking to make the most of your time at home.

That's why we’ve partnered with Working Advantage to provide you access to 60,000 benefits and this exclusive savings platform. 

As an Alumni of Central Michigan University, you now have access to up to 50% savings on:

  • Sam’s Club Membership discounts
  • Health and wellness products and memberships
  • Food and wine delivery
  • Electronics and apparel
  • Financial and educational services
  • Home goods and home office supplies
  • Flowers and gifts
  • Attractions, shows, concerts, and sporting events and so much more!

Alumni App

CMU Alumni: Fire Up Chips is the free mobile application from the CMU Alumni Association that updates you about alumni events, news, and networking opportunities on your mobile device wherever you are. Available for free download on the App Store and Google Play.

Car Rental

From 5 to 30 percent, discounts are available on rentals from Alamo, Avis, Budget, Hertz, National, Car-Rent, Payless Car Rental, and Auto Europe.

CMU Athletics

Receive 2 tickets to any athletic contest during the regular season of any sport.

CMU Bookstore*

Receive a 20 percent discount year-round at the CMU Bookstore. 

Detroit Zoo​

You can purchase discounted tickets, combination admission & attraction packages, memberships, and much more.

Dog Central*

Free beverage with the purchase of any dog.

Hotel Discounts

Enjoy up to a 20% discount off standard room rates at more than 1,400 hotels, including Sleep, Comfort, Quality, Friendship, Rodeway Inns, Clarion Hotels, and Econo Lodges.

  • Up to 50% off at hotels like Hyatt, Marriott, Hilton, Holiday Inn, Omni, Drury, and Westin.
  • Up to 20% off ​ at Choice Hotels
  • Save up to 20% off the Best Available Rate at over 7,000 Wyndham hotels. Restrictions and black-out dates may apply. 
  • Save 15% off the Best Available Rate at over 350 Red Roof Inns throughout the USA.

Hunter’s Ale House - Mt. Pleasant, MI*

$5 off purchase of $25 or more (excludes alcohol, tax & gratuity. Not valid with other offers.)

MP Fit Club*

Gold members receive $10 off the regular member price for a monthly membership at MP Fit Club! Members pay just $55/month for unlimited classes!

O’Kelly’s - Mt. Pleasant, MI*

$5 off purchase of $25 or more (excludes alcohol, tax & gratuity. Not valid with other offers.)

Quicken Loans

​Looking to purchase or refinance your home? Don't miss out on the exclusive discounts available to you through your Central Michigan University Gold Alumni membership – a minimum of $500 off closing costs + $500.00 cash back after closing! Work with our dedicated team of Home Loan Experts for your personal mortgage review! 

Student Activity Center*

You will receive a free weekend pass after 5 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

​*Must Show Gold Membership Card to Receive Discount