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
  • Daily rate discount at the Dr. Miller & Genevieve Toombs Children's Learning Center at SSU
  • Special alumni ticket pricing for Southern Ohio Performing Arts Association events at the Vern Riffe Center for the Arts

Nationwide Insurance®


Only Nationwide® gives Shawnee State University alumnian 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.

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.

King's Island Discount Tickets

$33.99 for adults and $26.99 for junior/seniors.

  • Adults – Ages 3-61; 48 inches tall or taller
  • Juniors – Ages 3 and up; under 48 inches tall
  • Seniors – Ages 62 and up
  • Children ages 2 and under are free

Click here to purchase King's Island tickets Enter promo code KIandSSU in the box on the upper right hand side of the page

Newport Aquarium Discount Tickets

$21 for adults and $14 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

More Information (pdf)

Rock and Roll Hall
of Fame and Museum

Mega Group Ticket Rates (subject to change):

  • FREE (Ages 8 and under)
  • $12.00 (Ages 9-18)
  • $17.75 (Ages 19-64)
  • $15.00 (Ages 65+)

A 6% Admission Tax that goes to support Cleveland Metropolitan Schools is added to each ticket price.

To redeem: download and present this flyer at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum box office. You may be asked to present a business card or ID badge for verification purposes as well.  


Present this coupon for discount admission to COSI.

Contact Information

Shawnee State University
940 Second Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662

(740) 351-3182 (Phone)
(740) 351-3198 (Fax)

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