Alumni Relations



IPFW Membership Benefits

When an IPFW graduate becomes a dues paying member of the IU or Purdue Alumni Association, they are automatically enrolled in the IPFW Alumni Association. While many of the perks are similar, others are very unique to Fort Wayne. 

IPFW Benefits

  • Your children and/or spouse are eligible to apply for scholarship money to IPFW, Indiana University, and Purdue University.
  • Career planning services include career services and résumé placement in the IPFW database accessed by area businesses. The main campuses in West Lafayette or Bloomington also provide career services for IPFW alumni.
  • Alumni awards are presented by the IPFW schools and by the alumni association for service to the university and to the community.
  • Library loans are brought to IPFW from all over the U.S., these loans are free to IPFWAA members.
  • Members enjoy a Fitness center discount. This discounted price provides and use of the latest equipment and on-campus exercise facilities.
  • Special Invitations from IPFW schools and departments feature events throughout the year. Come meet new grads, reminisce with your favorite professors, and renew alumni acquaintances.
  • Subscription to Alumni News so you can keep up with your fellow alumni and find out what's new on campus when you receive our publications.
  • Event Invitations to IPFW Homecoming game, Mastodon Roast, Alumni Night at TinCaps, Tapestry, A Day for Women, and much more. There is plenty to choose from, designed especially for alumni.
  • We offer a wide variety of spirit items. Proudly show the world you are an IPFW alumnus/a! Great gift ideas, too. 
    IPFW Follett's Bookstore Discount for members are eligible to receive 20% off at the IPFW Follett's Bookstore in Walb Student Union. Discount can be used in store and online. Member must show current membership card at the point of sale and provide membership ID number when making an online purchase. 

*Discount does not apply to sale items, computer hardware/software, and text books. *Discount applies to any purchases over $1.


Do you have any questions or suggestions about IPFW Alumni Association Benefits? Please email

Are you interested in serving on the IPFW Alumni Board of Directors?

The IPFW Alumni Association Board is a collective group of IPFW alumni with degrees conferred from both IU and Purdue. The Board is responsible for approving all programming funds and providing advisory support to the Office of Alumni Relations in terms of programming and significant changes. 

We are always looking for dedicated alumni who are interested in giving their time and energy to help improve our programming and overall experience. Are you interested in being a member of the IPFW Alumni Association Board? 

Fill out this interest form and someone from the alumni office will be in contact with you!

IPFWAA Board of Director By-Laws