Campus Services

Alumni E-mail Account

Enjoy a Winthrop Alumni e-mail account. E-mail the Office of Alumni Relations or call 800/578-6545 to activate or maintain your e-mail account.


Campus Tours

Coming back to campus for a visit? Schedule a visit through the Office of Admissions! You can schedule your visit online or call 803/323-2191.


Clinical Counseling

Register for free clinical counseling, courtesy of the Richard W. Riley College of Education, Sport, and Human Sciences's Department of Counseling, Leadership and Educational Studies. For more information, e-mail Jennifer Jordan or call 803/323-2456.


Dacus Library Access

The Winthrop Alumni Association and the Ida Jane Dacus Library are excited to offer Winthrop University alumni the opportunity to access the library and its resources. Alumni have access to resource guides, on-site database access, scan to e-mail, and open study areas. For access to the library, apply for user access.



In the event that a diploma becomes lost or damaged or an additional copy is needed, alumni can order a replacement diploma. Visit the Records and Registration website for more information.

Alumni can also purchase a digital diploma for $10. A digital diploma is a secure, verifiable and official PDF copy of a diploma that can be shared with employers or to enhance you resume. To order your digital diploma, please complete the Replacement Diploma & Digital Diploma Order Form. Learn more about digital diplomas here.


Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

The Archives collects and preserves records relating to Winthrop and South Carolina history, and alumni may request research access or attend special exhibits. For more information, call 803/323-2334 or e-mail Archives to schedule an appointment.


Record Updates

Contact the Office of Alumni Relations to update your record or submit your updates online. You can add or change personal information including names, addresses, employment, marriages and children, and submit class notes (e.g. retirement, education, awards, engagements, etc.).



Former students may request copies of official university transcripts through the Office of Records and Registration. For more information, please visit the Transcript Requests page. Minimal fees may apply for non-standard delivery of official transcripts or electronic transcript requests and delivery via Parchment.


West Center Memberships

A limited number of alumni/family of alumni memberships are available for the Lois Rhame West Health, Physical Education and Wellness Center. Contact the West Center at 803/323-2652 or submit a completed Alumni Membership Application.


Civic and Social Engagements

Affinity Groups

Affinity groups connect alumni based on a shared interest or Winthrop experience. Groups have common connections — such as fraternities, sororities, honor societies, majors or residence halls. If you are interested in establishing an affinity group, joining an active group or planning a group event, please contact the alumni engagement coordinator at 803/323-3019 or


Alumni Chapters

Alumni Chapters connect fellow alumni who live or work within defined geographic areas, and offer alumni a way to gather informally without special requirements or membership fees. Each alumni chapter is governed by chapter leaders who collaborate with the Office of Alumni Relations to plan in-person and virtual activities and events that create opportunities for alumni to network and socialize. For more information or to volunteer with your local chapter, please e-mail Brittany Neely '14, alumni engagement coordinator or call 803/323-2145.


Graduates of the Last Decade (G.O.L.D.)

Graduates of the Last Decade (G.O.L.D.) are alumni ages 32 years old and younger or graduates who received a degree within the last decade.  Young alumni are encouraged to remain engaged with Winthrop, build relationships among fellow young alumni and stay connected in the life of their alma mater. For more information about G.O.L.D., please e-mail the Alumni Association at, or call 803/323-2145. 



Class Notes and Milestones

Let us know what's been happening in your life. Share your news, events and personal milestones by submitting a class note online. If you provide consent, your class note will be submitted for consideration in upcoming university communications, including the Winthrop Magazine. Example of class notes include career news, births and adoptions, marriages, education news and achievements, retirements, awards or other news you want to share with fellow alumni.


The Winthrop Insider

Receive monthly issues of The Winthrop Insider (formerly The Blue Line) e-Newsletter for alumni. E-mail the Office of Alumni Relations with your current e-mail address to subscribe. Be sure to add to your approved senders list. You can read archived editions of the e-Newsletter here.


Winthrop Magazine

Check your e-mail or postal mailbox for a complimentary subscription. The Winthrop Magazine features stories about campus activities, alumni achievements, student and faculty accomplishments and class notes submitted by fellow alumni.