Alumni Benefits

As a graduate of the University of Adelaide, you are a lifelong member of our alumni community with access to a range of benefits and services, including:

  • Alumni parking

    Alumni, current or former staff, and former students of the University can buy an annual alumni parking permit. This allows you to park on campus before 8.30 am and after 4.30 pm Monday to Friday and all day Saturday, Sunday and public holidays.

    Please read the parking rules and regulations.


    If your permit has been lost or stolen, contact external relations during business hours on 8313 5800. Please note that a fee will apply for replacement permits.

    Current students should purchase a student-after-hours parking permit through property services parking management.

  • Events

    External relations runs many events throughout the year. Keep up to date with what's coming up by regularly checking our events page.
  • Health insurance

    The University of Adelaide is pleased to offer alumni a corporate health insurance plan from Bupa. The corporate health plan is available to alumni regardless of whether you are an existing Bupa member or not.

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  • Membership card

    Once your degree has been conferred, you will automatically receive your alumni membership card in the mail. The card formally recognises you as an alumnus of one of Australia's finest universities.

    To keep in contact with the University of Adelaide and to ensure you receive alumni publications, make sure your details are kept up-to-date. To update your contact information and manage your subscriptions, simply create an account or login to change your details.

    I you haven't received your membership card or need a replacement card, email alumni.help@adelaide.edu.au with your name, alumni ID number (if known) and current address.

  • Perpetual email

    Perpetual email automatically forward emails to your personal or work email account - so even if you switch your internet service provider, move overseas or change jobs, your perpetual email forwarding address will continue to reach you.

    To set up your perpetual email account:

    • Login to your alumni account. If you do not have an account, you will need to request access.
    • Update your preferred email and perpetual email address.
    • If the field is blank you can personalise your perpetual email address by typing in, for example, your firstname.surname into the editable field.
    • Make sure you click 'Submit' at the bottom of the screen to save the changes you've made.

    For further information, email alumni.help@adelaide.edu.au or phone external relations on +61 8 8313 5800.

  • Library membership

    As an alumnus you can join the Barr Smith Library for an annual fee of $55.

    This will provide access to the library as well as a large range of e-journals and databases.

  • Travel insurance

    University of Adelaide alumni have the opportunity to purchase private travel insurance for themselves and their families, through the University’s broker Arthur J. Gallagher from Ace Insurance Limited. Read the private travel insurance policy for full details.

    For more information contact:

    Arthur J Gallagher 
    Telephone: +61 8 8309 3060
    Email: david_clarke@ajg.com or lyn_brice@ajg.com