Perks and Discounts

With so many perks and discounts, it’s fun to be a GAA member. Perks noted with an Old Well below indicates GAA member exclusive or member discount.

Alumni Career Services

Local Carolina Clubs

  • Athletic, social and networking events
  • Community service
  • Student receptions and scholarships
  • Tar Heel Service Day


  • Archival research
  • Carolina Alumni Locator Service
  • Database of all UNC alumni


  • Carolina-registered key ring
  • E-cards
  • Free print-borrowing at UNC Libraries
  • Online Alumni Directory
  • Online Class Notes
  • Auto, renters and home insurance
  • Carolina alumni credit cards
  • Free email account
  • Life and health insurance products
  • Long-term care insurance
  • Social media updates

Lifelong Learning

  • Carolina College for Lifelong Learning
  • Humanities seminars
  • Tar Heel Travel
  • Club speakers
  • Reunion seminars

Student Support

  • Scholarships: GAA, Dibbert, Light on the Hill, Peppers,
    local Carolina Club, Saunders
  • Clef Hangers and Loreleis
  • Homecoming Committee
  • Order of the Bell Tower ambassadors
  • Senior Class
  • Student Alumni Association


  • Distinguished Service Medal
  • Distinguished Young Alumni Award
  • Faculty Service Award
  • Harvey E. Beech Outstanding Alumni and Senior Awards
  • Hortense K. McClinton Outstanding Faculty/Staff Award
  • J. Maryon Saunders Student Service Award
  • Outstanding Carolina Clubs


  • Alumni chairs
  • Auto rentals: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Budget Truck and Hertz
  • Biltmore Estate
  • Brooks Brothers
  • The Carolina Inn
  • Carolina Kids Club
  • Carolina merchandise at Johnny T-shirt
  • Carolina Performing Arts
  • Chapel Hill-area merchants
  • Complimentary career coaching session
  • Diploma frames at Student Stores
  • Finley Golf Course
  • GAA programs
  • Kaplan prep courses
  • Morehead Planetarium and Science Center
  • UNC Faculty-Staff Recreation Association (The Farm)

Other Offerings

  • Eligibility to join The Carolina Club
  • Eligibility to join The Williams Club of New York
  • Eligibility to serve on GAA Board of Directors
  • George Watts Hill Alumni Center
  • UNC license plates (in NC, MD, SC, VA, GA)
  • Represent alumni concerns/priorities to the University administration
  • Tar Heel Network