Your Peace experience doesn't end when you walk across the stage at Commencement.
Did you know that most alumni associations are 'dues-paying' organizations? William Peace University offers an alumni benefits program that is free for your lifetime!
Since no dues are collected, participation in alumni activities and support of The Loyalty Fund, the university's annual fund, are encouraged and appreciated.
Alumni Email Accounts | Weddings & Memorial Services | Alumni Awards | Biltmore Discounts | Broadway Series South Discounts | Career Services for Life | Transcript Requests | Class Notes & Updates | Cultural Arts Performances | Hotel Discounts | Insurance Discounts | Retail Discounts | Publications | Regional Networking | Rental Car Discounts | Travel Program Discounts
Sign up today to receive your free, lifetime email account as a Peace alum. To request an account, and never have to change your personal email account again, simply email the Office of Engagement and we will process your request within one week and you'll be connected to us with an "@alumni.peace.edu" email account thanks to our partners at Google Apps For Education.
Alumni, former students who have attended Peace for at least one semester and current students receive priority rental of Dinwiddie Chapel for weddings. The university will consider requests for weddings of children of alumni and siblings of alumni. Complete the online inquiry form or contact Rebecca Leggett, Director of Visitor Services, at (919) 508-2044 or email her at Rebecca.Leggett@peace.edu.
The Chapel may also be rented by families of deceased alumni for celebrations of life. To arrange an alum's memorial service, contact Visitor Services and complete the online inquiry form, or contact Rebecca Leggett, Director of Visitor Services, at (919) 508-2044 or email her at Rebecca.Leggett@peace.edu.
William Peace University bestows the Distinguished Alumni Award upon a deserving alum during Homecoming & Family Weekend (reunions). Established in 1960, this award is given to an alumni 35 years of age or older and recognizes alumni for accomplishments in career, community and family. Service may also be included (but is not limited to) service to Peace. To nominate a candidate, complete the nomination form here.
William Peace University also annually bestows the Distinguished Service Award upon a deserving alum. First awarded in 1991, this award is presented to an alum who has willingly and devotedly served Peace. To nominate a candidate, complete the nomination form here.
The Young Alumni Award was established in 1989 to honor those alumni under the age of 35 who have achieved distinction. This may also be presented annually during Homecoming & Family Weekend, reunions or at special events. To nominate a candidate, complete the nomination form here.
This program provides you the opportunity to experience the spectacular beauty of Biltmore Estate at a discounted rate. Discount on-line admission tickets are available by clicking here.
William Peace University and Broadway Series South have teamed up to offer alumni discounts to special performances of their shows. Visit Broadway Series South online today for show listings and ticket discounts.
Did you recently move or have you just graduated? Changing careers and need resume help?
Take advantage of William Peace University's Career Services and abundant on-line support, including: free resume posting and job listings, personality inventories and skills assessments, and the E-Mentor Network for alumni to network with other alumni; and for students to connect with alumni on career advice and mentoring.
Alumni have full access to the career center. For questions please email Barbara Efird, Director of Career Services, at Barbara.Efird@peace.edu or call (919) 508-2006.
William Peace University has authorized the National Student Clearinghouse to provide transcript ordering via the web. You can order transcripts using any major credit card.
The fee for transcripts is $10. Your card will only be charged after your order has been completed.
To order an official transcript(s), login to the Clearinghouse secure site. The site will walk you through placing your order, including delivery options and fees.
You can order as many transcripts as you like in a single session. A processing fee will be charged per recipient. Order updates will be emailed to you. You can also track your order online.
Please allow 5 - 7 business days to process a request for a transcript.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Office of the Registrar and Carmela F. Chaney, Registrar, at 919.508.2012.
Submissions of personal and career updates are posted in the class notes section of the William Peace University Bulletin (the biannual magazine). Class notes and photos may be submitted through our online service or sent via mail or fax. By mail, send your updates to Office of Engagement, 15 E. Peace Street, Raleigh, NC 27604. By fax, send them to 919-508-2332. Photos (1MB or higher) and captions may be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Article suggestions may be sent to Bulletin@peace.edu.
Alumni are welcome to attend any and all campus cultural arts performances, including the Manning Chamber Music Series with members from the NC Symphony, the William Peace University Singers concerts and events, Holiday Concerts, Broadway Comes to Peace concerts and Student Showcase. Performances are free and open to the public.
William Peace Theatre tickets can be purchased through the box office on their website. Or, call 919-508-2051.
Hampton Inn & Suites Glenwood South
600 Glenwood Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27603, USA
Set in the heart of downtown Raleigh, in the Glenwood South District, the brand new Hampton Inn & Suites Raleigh Downtown hotel is just minutes from an array of dining, shopping, and entertainment options, and offers easy access to everything the area has to offer. It's also two blocks from William Peace University!
Nightly Rates: $129/night (single or double occupancy) for anyone associated with William Peace University. Wake up each morning to Hampton’s free hot breakfast. Choose from a variety of hot and cold favorites including their waffles and hearty oatmeal with toppings. If you don’t have time to stop, pick up a free Hampton On the Run® Breakfast Bag, available Monday to Friday as you head out the door.
Friendly service, clean rooms and comfortable surroundings every time. If you’re not satisfied, they don’t expect you to pay. That’s their commitment and your guarantee. That’s 100% Hampton®.
Plus, you'll earn Hilton HHonors hotel points and airline miles for the same stay; have access to free breakfasts and Wi-Fi internet. In addition, the R-Line stops right out front, so you can travel for free around the downtown area, and to and from William Peace University.
To reserve your stay, click on the WPU reservation link here. Or, simply call the hotel and ask for the William Peace University rate.
Hyatt Place Raleigh West Hotel
710 Corporate Center Drive
Raleigh, NC 27607, USA
Phone: 919.233.2205 Fax: 919.233.2206
Nightly Rates: $99.00 per night (single or double occupancy) for anyone associated with William Peace University. To Book a reservation, click here. Be sure to enter Code# WPUV. Amenities: Each guest is offered a plush Hyatt grand bedroom. COMPLIMENTARY Airport Shuttle • COMPLIMENTARY Shuttle service within a 5 mile radius of the hotel • COMPLIMENTARY Hot breakfast buffet • COMPLIMENTARY parking for individuals and buses • COMPLIMENTARY fitness center and outdoor swimming pool • COMPLIMENTARY Wi-Fi internet services available in all guest rooms, meeting rooms and public areas • Hyatt Gold Passport points.
The Homewood Suites by Hilton Raleigh Crabtree
5400 Homewood Banks Drive
Raleigh, North Carolina, 27612
Nightly Rates: $129.00 per night during the week and $89.00 during the weekends for anyone associated with William Peace University. To Book a reservation, click here. Then, enter Corporate Account# 0560040743. Amenities: Each guest is offered a two room suite. COMPLIMENTARY "Suite Start" hot breakfast buffet served daily. COMPLIMENTARY "Welcome Home" reception with dinner, beer and wine (M-Th). COMPLIMENTARY Business Center. COMPLIMENTARY shuttle service Shuttle Service within a Three mile radius of hotel. COMPLIMENTARY USA Today Newspaper delivered to each suite. COMPLIMENTARY High-Speed Internet Access. Outdoor Pool and Patio in Resort Like setting. Grand lodge lobby with double sided fireplace, leather couches and Flat screen televisions. On-Site Fitness room with free weights, elliptical machine and treadmill. On-site Laundry Service facilities. Same day valet dry cleaning and laundry service. 24-Hour "Suite" Shop convenient store. Homewood Suites Raleigh/Crabtree provides complimentary high-speed Internet access. AAn ideal location just minutes away from Downtown Raleigh, Research Triangle Park (RTP), NC State University, the RBC Center and much, much more. Located within walking distance of Crabtree Valley Mall and a variety of restaurants.
Holiday Inn Crabtree Valley
4100 Glenwood Ave • Raleigh, North Carolina 27612
Phone: 919.782.8600 • Fax: 919.782.7213
Nightly rates of $79. To Book a reservation, click here and use code: ILN9C. Amenities: COMPLIMENTARY airport shuttle. COMPLIMENTARY wireless Internet in all guest rooms and public areas. On-site ATM machine. 9ft-deep outdoor pool with spacious sundeck and His & Hers saunas in locker rooms. On-site restaurant and lounge with room service. COMPLIMENTARY 24-hour Business center with complimentary computer and internet use. COMPLIMENTARY fitness room. Full service meeting and catering facilities.
Welcome to the award winning Holiday Inn Raleigh North. We are located minutes from William Peace University in the heart of a major, Restaurant, Shopping and Entertainment district. We are happy to support the Faculty, Students and Alumni of the University with a special discounted rate of $79 per night or $84 per night. Please follow the link or call hotel direct and mention William Peace University. Rate is available for all room types. Hotel offers a full hot Breakfast buffet for all guests. $5 in advance or $10 at the Restaurant. Full Service amenities included onsite restaurant and lounge, room service and full conference and meeting space. Seasonal outdoor pool and indoor fitness center. Complimentary high speed access in all rooms and public area. We look forward to taking care of you and your guests while you visit Raleigh.
Wingate by Wyndham (State Arena location)
6115 Corporate Ridge Road • Raleigh, NC 27607
For GPS, please use " 600 Corporate Center Drive, Raleigh, North Carolina 27607"
Reservations: 919.847.7383 Fax: 919.809.8488
Nightly rates of $85 per night. To Book a reservation, click here and use code: LKPC. Amenities: COMPLIMENTARY hot breakfast. COMPLIMENTARY wired and wireless high-speed Internet, printing, copying and faxing. COMPLIMENTARY shuttle within 5 mile radius (including to and from Peace). COMPLIMENTARY airport shuttle. COMPLIMENTARY fitness center and indoor pool. Express checkout. 100% smoke-free rooms. In-room high definition TVs, large work desks with ergonomic chairs, mini-fridges and microwaves, and weekday newspaper delivered to your door. Complimentary Neutrogena toiletries.
Quality Inn North Raleigh Inn North Raleigh
2910 Capital Blvd • Raleigh, NC
Nighlty rates of a 10% discount percentage off of the nightly Rack Rates. (Ex: The Rack Rate at the Quality Inn goes as low as $56.99 on the weekdays.) To Book a reservation, call the front desk at 919-878-9550 and book with special code: WPEACE. Room Types Available: Double, Standard Queen, Executive Queen, King. Amenities: COMPLIMENTARY Deluxe Continental Breakfast. COMPLIMENTARY High speed Wireless Internet. COMPLIMENTARY Parking. COMPLIMENTARY Business Access. COMPLIMENTARY Fitness Center Access. Seasonal outdoor pool.
Days Inn Raleigh Airport
1000 Airport Blvd • Morrisville, NC 27560
Nightly rates of a 10% discount percentage off of the nightly Rack Rates. (Ex: The Rack Rate at the Days Inn is as low as $64.99 on the weekdays). To Book a reservation, call the front desk at 919-469-8688 and book with special code: WPEACE. Room Types Available: Double, Standard Queen, Executive Queen, King. Amenities: COMPLIMENTARY Deluxe Continental Breakfast. COMPLIMENTARY High speed Wireless Internet. COMPLIMENTARY 24-hour Airport Shuttle Service. COMPLIMENTARY Parking. COMPLIMENTARY Business Access. COMPLIMENTARY Fitness Center Access. Seasonal outdoor pool.
Best Western Raleigh Inn & Suites
I-440, Exit 13B, 3618 New Bern Ave. • Raleigh, NC 27601, USA
Nightly Rates: $69.95+tax per night (single or double occupancy) for anyone associated with William Peace University. To Book a reservation, call 919.256.2800. For the rate discount, tell mention William Peace University. Amenities: COMPLIMENTARY Cable TV with HBO & ESPN • COMPLIMENTARY Indoor Heated Pool • COMPLIMENTARY High Speed Internet • COMPLIMENTARY Fitness Center • COMPLIMENTARY Business Center • COMPLIMENTARY Deluxe Continental Breakfast • Jacuzzi (Whirlpool) Suites available.
Best Western Raleigh North
2715 Capital Blvd • Raleigh NC
919 872.5000 • WPU Rate $59 per night including full hot breakfast.
Alumni of William Peace University can receive great rates on auto, home, life and renters insurance through Liberty Mutual. For more information, click here.
Peace alumna, Alli Leggett '01, is owner of the chic boutique, "The Pink Alli" in Cary, NC. If you are an alum of William Peace University, a faculty or staff member, or a current student, mention Peace when you visit The Pink Alli and receive a 15% off Discount!! Visit the store online today!
As an alum, you will receive a copy of the William Peace University Bulletin, the university's alumni magazine, twice a year, in addition to other special communications from the university. Provide us your email and receive electronic updates and notifications, including the bi-monthly @Peace email newsletter and other important notifications on concerts, alumni trips and travel.
There is no fee for the subscriptions; however, annual gifts to The Loyalty Fund are appreciated and encouraged to help us defray costs.
To read the latest issues, visit the WPU Bulletin Page on this site.
William Peace University hosts many reunion and networking events each year, locally and nationwide. Regional, presidential, reunion and donor society events, as well as book clubs and prospective student recruitment events can get you involved with campus.
No matter how near or far you live from campus, you are always invited. Be sure to update your contact information regularly so we can notify you of these fun events.
And, don't forget to visit our Events Calendar for dates and registration information. Like us on Facebook, link-in with us on LinkedIn, follow us on Twitter and watch us on YouTube. These social networking groups are growing daily and have become a great resource for alumni to keep in touch. Let us know if you're interested in hosting an event in your area.
William Peace University alumni receive terrific discounts with Enterprise Rent-A-Car that are the same as our faculty and staff rates.
To book online, use corporate code #L53E026.
Local Phone: (919) 833-8788 – if delivery to campus is needed
Alumni need to provide a credit card when booking the rate (DO NOT CHOOSE BILLING).
William Peace University and the Office of Engagement, along with the Alumni Board, sponsors international and domestic travel programs in collaboration with area travel agencies and with William Peace University's academic affairs department. Alumni have been presented the opportunity to travel to New York City, France, Mexico, Spain, Japan, and many other areas. As travel opportunities arise, Alumni are notified via the @Peace bi-monthly newsletter, our Facebook fan page, and through mailings.