All graduates of BSU, or former students who have completed at least 36 quarter credit hours or 32 semester credit hours, are considered alumni of Bemidji State University and are eligible to request a free library card from the A.C. Clark Library, university transcripts and access to career help from BSU Career Services, as well as affinity services found to the right.
Gillett Wellness Center
Effective January 1, 2023: The Gillett Wellness Center now offers alumni membership discounts of up to 50% for all alumni. The "Gillett" offers state-of-the-art equipment and facilities that encourage members to slim down, tone up, de-stress, or just play. Call (218) 755-4135 or visit their website for information about rates and services.
BSU Bookstore discounts
Alumni receive a 10% discount on merchandise and apparel at the BSU Bookstore on campus. Show your Bemidji State University pride all year long with authentic BSU collegiate apparel, including t-shirts, sweatshirts, hats and game-day gear.
To receive the discount, purchases must be made on campus. Call (218) 444-8509 for more information and for store hours.
Alumni with up-to-date contact information will receive invitations to special BSU Alumni & Foundation events and programs, such as the Lakeside Fund Luncheon and the BSU Honors Gala. Make sure you contact information is up to date to start receiving your special event invitations.
Contributing alumni benefits
Alumni who contribute at least $75 per year to the BSU Alumni & Foundation have the opportunity to receive additional benefits. To become a contributing member, make a donation today.
First-year, returning and transfer students with a relative who is a contributing alum may apply for an Alumni-Relative Scholarship. About 45 scholarships worth $1,000 each are awarded every year to students through this scholarship program. Students can apply online or learn more from these FAQs.
The yearly application deadline is Feb. 1. The awards are made possible by contributions to The Lakeside Fund.