As a Kennesaw State graduate, you automatically gain access to signature on-campus events such as Homecoming, a global network, career development and volunteer opportunities. Below you will see some alumni "benefits" that are available to you!
Recreation Centers & Outdoor Adventures
Complimentary Recreation Center guest pass
Sports and Recreation is providing three complimentary visits for Alumni to the Recreation Centers each calendar year. You may visit the Dr. Betty L. Siegel Student Recreation and Activities Center (Kennesaw Campus) or the Recreation and Wellness Center (Marietta Campus). To gain access and have your passes activated, visit one of the recreation centers and provide the staff with a photo ID. Photo ID’s are required to enter the facilities at all times. For more information on purchasing a membership, click here.
For information about the recreation facilitates, hours and more visit sportsrec.kennesaw.edu
Outdoor Adventures Membership
An Outdoor Adventures Membership costs $40.00 per semester and provides you with an opportunity to pursue more #ksuadventures annually. With this membership you have access to unlimited visits to the Bike Shop and Climbing Gym. You are also eligible to register and participate in our Nature Bound Trip Program and outdoor gear rental program. Applicable fees may apply.
The KSU Bike Shop offers a full range of services:
· Gear Adjustment
· Brake Adjustment
· Bearings Adjustment
· Air in Tires
· Safety Inspections
· Lube Chain
Services from minor adjustments to full tune-ups on patron owned bikes. All replacement parts must be provided by the patron. All bikes are welcome.
Marietta Campus Bike Shop can provide bicycle services. All bicycle check outs and semester long rentals must be checked out from the Kennesaw Campus.
You must provide a valid KSU identification card to utilize these services. A membership is required or patrons with a valid KSU ID may pay $20.00 per bike for these services at each visit.
Career Planning and Development
We conduct in depth 1-on-1 coaching sessions on the job search, resumes/cover letters, interview preparation and career exploration. NEW! We now offer advising via Skype and Google Hangouts for alumni.
Alumni have unlimited access to our online jobs database, over 1000+ employer contacts, and access to our career finder and career explor-er modules through O*NET. To access your account please submit this form to register for Handshake:
InterviewStream gives you the power to practice, save, and conduct your online interviews from the comfort of your own home.
JOB & INTERNSHIP FAIRS
KSU Career Services hosts career fairs throughout the school year. All alumni are encouraged to attend and connect with over 100+ employers in a variety of career fields.
The CareerShift search tool returns results from every career site and job board. Save and organize all the relevant jobs that meet your search criteria, whether you search by job title, company name, key-words, or location.
Check out Career Planning and Development Alumni webpage for more information.
CareerShift (Free job search resource)
What is CareerShift
Hundreds of jobs are literally at your fingertips. You can search and store your job matches for later viewing at your convenience.
Need a little background information for an upcoming interview? Research companies with ease by utilizing our up-to-date database, which includes: pertinent email addresses and in-depth company data. Let us know how we can further assist you. Even though you’ve left the nest, you’ll never fly alone.
KSU alumni (graduates) 10% discount on all classes with a maximum discount of $500 per class. There is no limit to the number of classes a KSU Alumni may take. Discount can only be applied to the graduate and is not transferable to any other family members. Classes delivered online are not eligible for this discount.
To learn more about what classes are offered check out their webpage: http://ccpe.kennesaw.edu
University Store (on Marietta and Kennesaw Campus) discount: Show your Owl Nation pride by using your 10% off at either bookstore (This offer applies to in-store purchases).
Kennesaw State University encourages alumni to remain active within the KSU community. Alumni may pay for hourly or daily parking in the visitor parking lots. Alternatively, alumni who are frequently on campus can purchase an Alumni parking permit, which costs $23 per month and are valid in any visitor parking area on the Kennesaw or Marietta Campus.
Requesting an Alumni Permit
Please submit an Alumni parking permit request to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information:
Customer name, address, email address and phone number
Customer vehicle information: license plate number, vehicle make, model and color
Number of months the permit will need to be valid (e.g., four months)
All citations and other unpaid fees due to Parking and Transportation must be paid prior to applying for and Alumni parking permit.
Purchasing an Alumni Permit
After receipt of an Alumni permit request, Parking and Transportation will send an invoice to the customer’s email address on file. Submit payments to Card Services at the Talon One Service Center located at the Student Center on both campuses. Checks should be written out to KSU Parking and Transportation.
Checks may also be mailed to:
Parking and Transportation
3499 Campus Loop Rd.
Kennesaw, GA 30144
Using Your Alumni Permit
Upon receipt of payment, you will receive an email notification of permit activation. Your permit’s activation length will correspond to the period of parking purchased. Your vehicle license plate number will serve as your permit. Please email email@example.com to update vehicle/license plates and to renew your Alumni Parking Permit.
Alumni permits are only valid in visitor parking areas. Visitor parking areas on the Kennesaw Campus include the V2 Lot located outside the Central Deck on Parliament Way, the Welcome Center visitor parking lot on University Road adjacent to the Student Center and Lot J on Prillaman Way. On the Marietta Campus, visitor parking is located in Lot P2 off of Rossbacher Way adjacent to the Student Center, and on the second level of the P60 Parking Deck.
*Parking and Transportation has the right to reserve lots for event parking on campus. Lot restrictions for an event will be posted at the entrance to the lot. Alumni permits are not valid for event parking. Event parking may be sold in advance or at the entrance on a first-come, first-served basis.
Parking and Transportation has the authority to close a lot for construction, maintenance or safety issues. Lot closures will be posted at the entrance to the lot.
Zuckerman Museum of Art
Museum of History and Holocaust Education
Small Business Development Center
The UGA - SBDC at Kennesaw State University's Coles College of Business offers entrepreneurs, startups, and small businesses in Cobb and Cherokee County the tools and information they need to thrive.
As part of our mission to grow Georgia’s businesses and educate business owners, the UGA SBDC at KSU offers no-cost, confidential business consulting services paired with classes and training programs for established business owners and those starting a business.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, call us at (470)578-6450 or email Kennesaw@georgiasbdc.org. You can also visit georgiasbdc.org/kennesaw-office/.