Alumni Benefits

Event Invitations

As an UMSON alumnus, you will receive invitations to special events and programs, including the annual reunion, alumni regional events, lectures, and professional education events.

Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HS/HSL) Privileges

The University of Maryland, Baltimore HS/HSL is open to the public and anyone may use the library’s resources in-house. UMSON alumni are eligible to borrow books by becoming a Library Member at the HS/HSL. To become a member, visit the Information Services desk in the library, complete a membership form, bring your driver’s license or a Maryland identification card, and pay the annual membership fee. For more information, call 410-706-8853, send an email to or visit the HS/HSL membership website. Your annual membership privileges include:

  • Borrowing privileges from the book collections
  • Unlimited access to HS/HSL public computers.

Professional Development Program Discounts

UMSON’s Office of Professional Development produces life-long learning programs for nurses and other professionals. The office is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. UMSON alumni receive discounted rates for many Professional Development/Continuing Education programs. For more information, call 410-706-3768 or visit the Office of Professional Education Web page.

School of Nursing Publications

The Office of Communications publishes Nursing For/um magazine biannually, as well as a monthly electronic newsletter. These publications are designed to inform, engage, inspire, and connect our faculty, staff, students, alumni, and other constituents of the School. UMSON alumni receive a complimentary copy of the magazine. If you are not already receiving the monthly e-newsletter, please submit your current email address to

State Employees Credit Union (SECU)

SECU is a full-service credit union that exists for one purpose: to help members achieve their financial goals and dreams. To join SECU, call 410-487-SECU or visit their website.

UMSON Spirit-wear Merchandise

UMSON spirit merchandise is available for purchase online. Some items available include notecards with historical images from the UMSON Living History Museum, a plush crab in UMSON’s school colors, and a spacious tote bag with an image on the front that depicts traditional, historical, and contemporary images of UMSON and the University of Maryland Medical Center. The UMSON license plate frame will show your pride no matter where you travel in your car! If you have questions or need more information, contact Lorrie Voytek at or 410-706-7640.

University Recreation & Fitness Center (URecFit)

The Southern Management Corporation Campus Center is located right next door to UMSON. This facility features state-of-the art exercise equipment, exercise classes, an indoor pool, and running track. As an UMSON alumnus you are eligible for a discounted membership at the primary rate level. Stay in shape and access recreation programs and activities year-round with a URecFit pass. To take advantage of this benefit, call 410-706-7529 or email For more information visit the URecFit website.