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Gen Blue: A New Generation of Membership

When you become a Wolverine, you become a part of an entire generation of its own: Gen Blue. A Life Membership connects every Wolverine with the people, the resources, and opportunities they need to take their Michigan experience to the next level. Forever.

Congrats, Class of 2023! Welcome to the Gen Blue family of 659,000+ fellow Wolverines. You will receive a one-year complimentary membership that begins this summer. Look out for an email with more details.

Alumni within five years of graduation are eligible for the discounted Life Membership pricing shown below. If eligible, your discounted rate will be shown on the final checkout page.

One-Time Payment
for 3 years

You’re also able to purchase an annual membership.

Benefits at Your Fingertips

There’s no reason to wait. When you join as a Life Member, your benefits start that very minute. You carry these benefits wherever you go, and they’re there whenever you need them.

Three words:
free U-M fleece.
Need we say more?
Access to the Alumni Center’s member lounge.
Exclusive access and discounted pricing to Alumni Association events.
Interact with alumni across the world, no matter where you are.
Love special discounts and offers? Go Blue Rewards has dozens.
Exclusive access to all Alumni Association programs... for life.

There’s More Waiting For You

Life Membership benefits are more than just perks. Whether it’s finding a mentor, building your career, a trip of a lifetime, or your favorite sports experiences, there’s always a resource for you.

The Alumni Career Program provides easy access to relevant resources, such as top tips for your job search in monthly webinars, career guides, and career coaches. Whether it's for finding your first job or for every stage of your career after. Here's a sampling.
Domestic and international U-M clubs engage alumni around the world. Whether it’s volunteering, social gatherings, networking events, or watch parties on game days, you can surround yourself with fellow Wolverines all over the globe.
The Wolverine Forum, the Alumni Association communities platform, connects you with fellow Wolverines for conversation, advice, and networking around whatever interests you. Use the all-alumni directory as well to reunite and reconnect with friends and classmates.
Get behind-the-scenes access to the Big House, travel in style on bowl tours, and take part in the biggest Homecoming Tailgate on campus as part of our athletics programs.
Camp Michigania is more than a destination -- it’s where students and alumni connect and keep traditions alive on the shores of Walloon Lake. Spend a week sailing, horseback riding, or staring up at the stars beside a crackling campfire.
See the world like never before with your fellow Wolverines. Michigan Alumni Travel offers once-in-a-lifetime experiences as part of its more than 80 trips to destinations around the world.
The Alumni Education Gateway is your source for news, podcasts, videos, and expertise from across all of the schools, colleges, and units at the University of Michigan.
Wherever You Go, You Are Always Connected
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Frequently Asked Questions

Are membership dues tax-deductible?
Yes, membership dues are tax-deductible! You will receive a receipt once you have completed your purchase. Please consult your tax advisor for more information.

When will I receive my membership card or free gift?
Digital membership cards will be sent within one week of purchase. If you would like to request a physical card, please email us at [email protected] or call 800.847.4764. Exclusive gifts (fleece jackets or journals) will be sent directly by the retailer (Lands’ End or Shinola) within 6-8 weeks of purchase.

Do you offer installments, or do I need to pay in full?
Annual Memberships must be paid in full. For Life Memberships, you can pay in full or in five annual installments. A credit card is required for the installment option and will be charged the same day each year as the day the membership was purchased.

What do my membership dollars support?
Membership helps support the success and longevity of our alumni programming. This includes, but is not limited to, educational resources, career services, regional and local clubs, networking opportunities through our travel program and Online Communities, Camp Michigania, and more.