Alumni Benefits

As a member of the alumni association, you are entitled to a number of benefits:

  • Services at the Clark Memorial Library
  • Membership fee discount at the SSU Recreation Center: $150 for 12 months; $50 for 4 months
  • Daily rate discount at the Dr. Miller & Genevieve Toombs Children's Learning Center at SSU: Call (740) 351-3252

Clark Memorial Library

The Clark Memorial Library at Shawnee State University extends visiting borrower privileges to all alumni. Visiting borrowers are able to check out up to five items from the library's collection, as well as five items through OhioLink. Alumni also have access to the library's community access computer station.

Nationwide Insurance®


Only Nationwide® gives Shawnee State University alumni exclusive discount on auto insurance. Plus you could save even more when you add Vanishing Deductible®*.

As an alumnus of Shawnee State University, you can save with special discounts on your auto insurance. In addition, when you add features like Vanishing Deductible,® you can also take $100 off your deductible for every year of safe driving, for up to $500 in savings!

We put members first, because we don’t have shareholders.

Get a quote online or call 1-866-633-5747.

Nationwide may make a financial contribution to this organization in return for the opportunity to market products and services to its members or customers. Products Underwritten by Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company and Affiliated Companies. Home Office: Columbus, OH 43215. Subject to underwriting guidelines, review, and approval. *Vanishing Deductible is an optional feature. Annual credits subject to eligibility requirements. Max. credit: $500. Details and availability vary by state. Products and discounts not available to all persons in all states. Nationwide, Nationwide Insurance, the Nationwide framemark, We put members first, because we don’t have shareholders. and Vanishing Deductible are service marks of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company. © 2013 Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.

King's Island Discount Tickets

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Newport Aquarium Discount Tickets

$22.26 for adults and $13.78 for children

  • Adults – Ages 13 and up
  • Children – Ages 2–12
  • Children under age 2 are free

Click here to purchase Newport Aquarium tickets

Enter promo code SHAWNEE

Rock and Roll Hall
of Fame and Museum

Adult General Admission: $17.75 (25% savings)


Promo code: Mega1


VPI® Pet Insurance

Shawnee State University alumni could save 5%† on coverage with VPI® Pet Insurance, a Nationwide company. VPI is the #1 Vet-Recommended pet insurance* and provides coverage for dogs, cats, birds and exotic pets.

Call 800-672-9199 or get a pet insurance quote online to start saving today! Don't forget to mention your affiliation with SSU!

*2010 Veterinary AAU Study

†5% yearly discount on base medical plans only, with continuous coverage. Underwritten by Veterinary Pet Insurance Company (CA) Brea, CA, National Casualty Company (all other states), Madison, WI, an A+15 rated company. Reg. U.S. Pat. & Tm. Off. © 2011 Veterinary Pet Insurance Company. Nationwide Insurance is a service mark of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.

Contact Information

Shawnee State University
940 Second Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662

(740) 351-3284 (Phone)
(740) 351-3198 (Fax)

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