Member Benefits

In addition to supporting the work of the organization, your UWRA membership unlocks access and discounts with select community partners.

University Book Store Pack Rewards

UWRA members are automatically enrolled in University Book Store’s Pack Rewards program. No need to sign up separately — just show your membership card and get access to special discounts, including 20% off your entire purchase on the first Tuesday of every month, monthly deals, and exclusive member-only shopping nights. And every purchase benefits UW students!

University House

UWRA members and their parents receive priority on waiting lists and a partial waiver of community fees at move-in at University House Wallingford and University House Issaquah. These senior living residences operated by Era Living offer academically- and culturally-oriented programs with deep connections to the University of Washington.

Weekly eDigest

Every week, members receive a quick, curated email digest of upcoming UWRA programs, legislative updates, and important news on issues relevant to UW retirees. It’s the easiest way to ensure you never miss out, and it’s exclusively for our members. Enrollment is automatic when you join, and you can opt-out anytime with a simple email or call to us.

UW Alumni Tours

The UW’s industry-leading group travel program isn’t just for alumni. UWRA members and their friends are always welcome to join other members of the UW family in immersive lifelong learning that honors the culture and communities of the world.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

OLLI-UW gives adults over the age of 50 the opportunity to learn for the joy of learning, without tests, grades or papers. Courses are led by current and retired UW faculty and experts from the community and cover a wide range of topics. UWRA members receive a $50 discount toward a course with a new OLLI membership, or 20% off a normally-priced course with an existing membership. Email for the discount code.

Seattle Arts & Lectures

UWRA members receive a 20% discount on all streaming and in-person events in the current SAL season, whether you're interested in a single ticket or a season pass. Email to get your discount code.

University of Washington Magazine

Members receive a print copy of the UW’s flagship magazine. Published four times each year, University of Washington Magazine tells the rich and diverse stories of UW students, faculty and researchers.

UW Alumni Association

UWRA members enjoy the best discounts on registration fees at Alumni Association events. From Dawg Dash to UW Night at the Mariners, Sounders, or Storm to lifelong learning lectures and programs, you’re always welcome and assured reciprocal member pricing. *Excludes some events and benefits associated with third parties.