Frequently Asked Questions


How do I become a part of the OU Alumni Association?

As a graduate of Oglethorpe University, you are already a member of the Alumni Association. To become an active member all you have to do is give us your updated information to begin receiving invites and newsletters.

Why am I not receiving emails?

The most likely reason for this is that your information is not up-to-date with the university. Please click here to provide OU with your most current contact information. Please note that email communications are based on your preferred primary mailing address. Still have questions email us at

How do I update my info?

To update your information, you must first log into the alumni website. Then go to the update contact information page and click the blue edit button. Finally, fill out the form with your up to date information.

How do I get an alumni Petrel Pass?

To order an alumni Petrel Pass use the following link: Order a physical Alumni ID card. Then complete the form to have a card sent directly to you. 

What resources are available for alumni?

Alumni association members have access to all kinds of resources on campus. Alumni get an Oglethorpe University Theatre ticket discount, library privileges, free career counseling from the A_Lab, and even more is listed on the Alumni Benefits page.

Why should I be involved with the OU Alumni Association?

Connecting with the university and networking with fellow alumni is a primary benefit of OU Alumni Association involvement. The OU Alumni Association serves OU’s nearly alumni to help them stay involved with their alma mater through a variety of programs, events and services.

How do I find out about upcoming events for alumni?

To find out about upcoming events, please click here. With the date, time, place, and a brief description of the event displayed we hope to see our alumni in the future.

What volunteer opportunities are available for alumni?

To find out about upcoming opportunities for alumni check the events and programs section of our website. If you have questions about an event send an email.

How do I add my business to the Alumni Business Directory?

Please contact Alumni Relations at and we can add your business to the directory.

How can I give to Oglethorpe?

To donate, please click here