Alumni benefits

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.

  • Alumni Benefits - Gillett Wellness Center

    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.  

  • Alumni Benefits - BSU Bookstore Discounts

    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 Benefits - Special Events

    Special events

    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.

Alumni-Relative Scholarship

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.

Special BSU Alumni Offers

The Alumni Insurance Program
Special Rates Through Libery Mutual