Benefits

Being a St. Catherine University graduate provides you access to exclusive benefits.


From additional educational opportunities to discounted rates at campus facilities, learn about all of the perks below!


St. Catherine University offers an educational benefit to alumnae to encourage continuing learning and educational enrichment. Graduates of St. Catherine who have earned a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, 2nd major or graduate certificate from the institution are eligible to audit one undergraduate level class per academic year for just $70. All required books, lab and supply fees must be paid in full by the student. Students dropping courses must notify the Office of the Registrar in writing. Non attendance does not constitute withdrawal.


Steps to Apply for the Alumnae Audit Program

  1. Choose your class: Information about courses and registration dates are available online at the Office of the Registrar.
  2. Obtain written permission from instructor: You must have written permission from the instructor to audit a class. Electronic mail or written note from the professor to the Office of the Registrar is acceptable. Audit spaces are limited and permission to audit is granted at the discretion of the instructor (certain courses within various departments may not be subject to audit).
  3. Fill out application: Complete the Alumnae Audit Program application. You may download the Audit Application Form or call 651-690-6666 to have the forms sent to you.
  4. Register: Go to the Office of the Registrar, 229 Derham Hall, to fill out an Audit Registration Form and submit with your completed Alumnae Audit Program application. Submit forms no later than the first day of classes for the term in which the discount is requested. Late applications will not be approved for payment. You must submit a new application each academic year that you wish to take advantage of the Alumnae Audit Program.

Alumnae are eligible to use the Butler Fitness Center by purchasing a yearly membership. These memberships are offered at a discounted rate compared to the cost of a public membership. A membership gives access to all the facilities, group fitness classes, checkout of daily lockers and equipment for free.

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The alumnae office offers tickets to select events at The O'Shaughnessy and on campus at a discounted rate for alumnae.

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Alumnae may use the books, magazines and other resources at St. Kate’s libraries with a free alumnae library card.

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The University offers a variety of job search and networking services for alumnae, including access to career fairs and the Katie Career online job postings.

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Refer-a-Katie Scholarships
St. Catherine graduates can present prospective students with a referral scholarship. Accepted students will be awarded a one-time scholarship of $600 for the St. Paul day undergraduate program or $300 for Weekend Program, graduate programs, and the Minneapolis campus. This scholarship is limited to full-time students who are starting their first year in the baccalaureate or graduate program.

The referral card must be attached to the student's application for admission to St. Catherine University or returned within two weeks of submitting an online application. Download a referral card

Mail completed cards to:
St. Catherine University
Office of Admission, Mail F-2
2004 Randolph Ave
St. Paul, MN 55105

Alumnae can pick up Referral Scholarship Cards in the Alumnae Relations Office, 405 Derham Hall, or contact Alumnae Relations at alumnae@stkate.edu or 651-690-6666 to have a referral card sent in the mail.

The DupliKate Scholarship
This scholarship is available for alumnae daughters or granddaughters who attend the day program on the St. Paul campus full-time and have no previous baccalaureate degree. The $2,000-per-year scholarship is for four years as long as the recipient is in good academic standing. Daughters or granddaughters of alumnae should clearly state on the admission application that their mother or grandmother is a graduate of St. Catherine.

The TripliKate Scholarship
This scholarship is available for students who have both a mother and grandmother who are alumnae. The eligible student must attend the day program on the St. Paul campus full time and have no previous baccalaureate degree. The $3,000-per-year scholarship is for four years as long as the recipient is in good academic standing. Prospective students should clearly state on the admission application that their mother and grandmother are graduates of St. Catherine.

The beautiful Our Lady of Victory Chapel is an architectural gem on St. Kate's campus and an ideal setting for a wedding. Use of the Chapel for weddings is reserved exclusively for St. Catherine students, alumnae, employees and children of employees. Weddings can be booked 16 months in advance on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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