• Why Join your Alumni Association?

    Amy-NatalieWelcome! I am glad you are here!

    The Association exits to connect, support, and advocate for current and former Del Mar College students. Whether you took one class here or completed your degree, we hope you will join the Association and show your Viking Spirit!

    The Alumni Association offers many opportunities to connect with other alumni, community members, and local business leaders. We know the importance of facilitating connections between our alumni and the people who need to hire skilled employees and are working hard to make those connections every day. There are countless volunteer opportunities available to lend a hand and meet new people. We also want you to be the best you possible and offer on-demand professional development and career resources, free of charge, through our Viking Career Network.

    On top of all of that, when you join, your membership dues help to advance the Association and provide scholarships to deserving Del Mar College students. In fact, the Alumni Association awarded over $27,000 in scholarships to students at Del Mar College last year.

    When you become a member you will receive an ID card that allows you access to discounts on campus and across the state, so what are you waiting for? Sign up today and show your support for the Viking Nation! (Be sure you see the member options and benefits below.)

    Vikings Forever,

    NatalieSign
    Natalie Villarreal
    Alumni Coordinator
    361-698-1031
    nvillarreal7@delmar.edu
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    Membership Options & Benefits

    ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP OPTIONS 

    Current Student Annual Membership:  $10 
    Available to any current student at Del Mar College.  The membership fee is less than you would pay for a cool t-shirt and we give you a cool t-shirt! Must be renewed each year. 

    Individual Annual Membership:  $35 
    Available to any individual who has completed at least 3 hours at Del Mar College.  Must be renewed each year. 

    Joint Annual Membership: $60 
    If you and your spouse both attended Del Mar College, this is the choice for you!  (both members must live at the same address)  Must be renewed each year. 

    Friend of the Alumni Association Annual Membership:  $50 
    Available to community supporters and advocates of the College who weren’t lucky enough to attend school here but love Del Mar College just the same! Must be renewed each year. 

    BENEFITS FOR ANNUAL MEMBERSHIPS.  Each paid member will receive:  

    • A Del Mar College Viking T-Shirt.  It’s cool — trust us… you want this shirt! (New members only) 
    • An Alumni ID card that will get you discounts on campus, around town and throughout the state. 
    • Access to our monthly e-newsletter which highlights Del Mar College happenings, including alumni news, information about events, how to get involved on campus and much, much more.  
    • Amazing discounts on admission to Six Flags Fiesta Texas. (Purchase online through Alumni Association website using valid Alumni Association ID#.) 
    • South Texas Botanical Gardens discounted admission - $1.00 off admission for up to four people with one valid DMC Alumni Association ID. Not valid with any other offer. 
    • 10% ticket discount on select performances at  Richardson Performance Hall. (Show valid Alumni Association  ID card for discount.) 
    • $5.00 off admission to Hurricane Alley. (Purchase online through Alumni Association website using valid Alumni Association ID#.) 
    • $8.00 off admission to Sea World San Antonio. (Purchase online through the Alumni Association Website using your valid Alumni Association ID#.) 
    • Minimum of 15% admission discount to all Schlitterbahn Waterparks with additional savings on food and drinks at the park. Also special Educator days - see Special Events button on Website(Purchase online through Alumni Association Website using valid ID# and use the special promotional code for members only.) 
    • Texas State Aquarium discounts - $2 off general admission for up to four people, 10% off annual memberships. (Show valid Alumni Association ID card for discount.) 
    • 10% discount on all food purchases at the Sonic Drive-In located 5 blocks SW of DMC East Campus at 3500 Ayers Street. (Show valid Alumni Association ID card for discount.) 
    • 10% off Honey Baked Ham Café meals. (Show valid Alumni Association ID card for discount.) 
    • 20% discount at Family Massage Therapy – Edwin Edwards DMC Graduate – edwinbedwards@yahoo.com or 361-883-2700.
    • 10% off Best Flex Rates at Corpus Christi's Staybridge Suites, Holiday Inn Express & Suites, and Embassy Suites courtesy of ZJZ Hospitality, Inc. (Show valid Alumni Association ID card for discount.) 
    • Discounted admission to the USS Lexington Museum. (Show Valid Alumni Association ID card for discount..) 
    • Opportunities to connect with other folks who love Del Mar College as much as you do!
    • Access to discounts at online retailers such as Barnes & Noble, Wal-Mart and AT&T.  Click here for links to participating retailers.  As a bonus, a portion of your purchase will come back to the Alumni Association to help support students!  (See Pay It Forward for details.) 

    (Members Only click here to access the promo codes and discounts to the amusement parks)

    LIFETIME MEMBERSHIP OPTIONS 

    Individual Lifetime Membership: $500 
    Available to any individual who has completed at least 3 hours at Del Mar College.  This Lifetime Membership never expires. 

    Joint Lifetime Membership: $800 
    If you and your spouse both attended Del Mar College and you don’t want to worry about renewing your membership every year, this option never expires and  is the right choice for you!  (both members must live at the same address) 

    BENEFITS FOR LIFETIME MEMBERS: 

    • All the benefits listed above PLUS,
      • Check-out privileges at the library on both Del Mar East and West Campuses.
      • Complimentary use of the East Campus pool, fitness center, tennis court and racquetball courts during open recreation hours
      • Invitations to special events on campus.
      • Access privileges at the technology centers on both Del Mar East and West Campuses.
       

    Rates and offers are subject to availability and may change.  Pursuant with IRS regulations when you pay your membership dues to the Del Mar College Alumni Association via the Del Mar College Foundation, no goods or services are provided in exchange for your gift unless indicated. Your gift is tax deductible as allowed by law. Please consult a tax advisor.