The Ohio State University Alumni Association

Investing in Ohio State is investing in the future. Support what truly matters to you.


What it means to be a sustaining member

By supporting Ohio State’s mission and Buckeyes trying to make a difference, you are ensuring educational opportunities for countless future students. You are driving the positive change we all strive for in society. You are enabling medical breakthroughs that save lives.

You are ensuring that Buckeyes continue to change the world around them for the better.

Alumni who make monthly gifts of $10 or annual gifts of $75 or more become sustaining members of the alumni association. Sustaining members support the people, projects and priorities of the university — and strengthen their connection to Ohio State by making a difference.

Benefits and levels

Ohio State recognizes your generosity with a year's subscription to the print version of Ohio State Alumni Magazine—plus, early access during the annual alumni football ticket process. Learn more about the benefits of The Ohio State University Alumni Association.


Individuals who have earned associate, bachelor, graduate, professional, or honorary degrees from Ohio State, as well as medical resident graduates of the university are all alumni.

Sustaining members

Alumni who make monthly commitments of at least $10 or single gifts of $75 or more annually become sustaining members.

Note: Some alumni and friends of Ohio State became life members of the association through a lifetime membership program that was discontinued on June 30, 2012.