Alumni Perks And Benefits

When you're a #Panther4Life, you get Florida Tech alumni perks and benefits for life! When you graduate, you are automatically a member of the Alumni Association. Go on... enjoy the bennies!

Stay Connected

Florida Tech Connect

Florida Tech Connect brings Panthers together by providing you with secure access to the following:

• A full, opt-in directory of alumni and students, allowing you to readily connect with our Florida Tech community around the world.
• A job board with current opportunities, posted by strategic partners and alumni.
• A mentorship program, allowing you to be mentored by others or offer mentorship to fellow alumni/students.
• A running feed of alumni updates, events, and photos.
• Group conversations enable you to engage at a more granular level with those with the same class, interests, careers, industries, and locations.

Florida Tech Connect is your exclusive online directory. Feel free to post content on the platform, add your business to the directory, and upload photos of your recent accomplishments. 

Access is quick & easy! You can sign up in less than two minutes by registering with your LinkedIn or Facebook profile.

Claim your profile today!

Alumni Networking

As a part of the Alumni Association, you receive invitations to attend various virtual events, as well as in-person networking events near you, so you can stay connected with your fellow Panthers!  Reconnect with former classmates, make new alumni contacts in your area and industry and learn about current happenings on campus. 

Since invitations are based on your geographic location, make sure to keep your address and contact info updated in your alumni record! Update Your Contact Info Now

Florida Tech Magazine

Published three times a year, Florida Tech Magazine helps you stay updated on university news, friends, former classmates, campus life, and faculty research. Share your update by submitting an AlumNote now!

Career Services

Registering with Career Services is complimentary and will enable you to search job listings, participate in resume reviews, and be notified by email about job listings and special networking events. 

        Contact Career Services at 321-674-8102 or

Alumni are eligible to register with  Career Services online using Handshake.

Handshake is a career management platform that intuitively connects you to relevant job opportunities based on your profile, interest, and search activity. Through Handshake, you can apply for positions and on-campus interviews, explore companies and connections and sign up for career fairs and workshops all in one place. Use your email address and create a Handshake password. You will receive a notification when your request has been approved and your account is active.

Alumni also have access to multiple, online job boards in Handshake, including:

• Career Shift
• GoinGlobal

         These job boards contain current, full-time job openings. New listings are added daily.

Campus Benefits and Discounts

To receive your on-campus discounts, email the Alumni Office to receive your digital Alumni Panther Pass and present it at the following locations:


Alumni receive a 10% discount on most campus bookstore purchases. 

Clemente Center Fitness Membership

Purchase a discounted membership at the Clemente Fitness Center!

Individual Membership: $44/month + tax ($528 + tax/year). Special rate does not apply to dependents of Alumni.

Day Pass Fee: $10/visit (for guests of active paying members only – limit 5 per year) 

Evans Library

Alumni are always welcome at the library! Attend an event, browse our collections, or borrow a book.

Library Research Guide for Alumni

Specialty License Plate

Show your Panther Pride by purchasing a Florida Tech license plate (available for Florida residents only). Contact your local DMV for details! Panther Plates receive special VIP parking spaces on campus.

Photo of Florida Tech License Plate

Nationwide Discounts

Car Rentals

Enjoy up to 30% savings when booking rental cars!

Full car rental details:

Ron Jon Surf Shop

Present your Alumni Association membership card and receive a 10% discount on all purchases. Email the Alumni Office at to get your digital membership card. Ron Jon's is located at 4151 N Atlantic Avenue in Cocoa Beach. 

Legal Shield

Legal Plan and Identity Theft Plan: Save time, and money, and gain peace of mind nationwide! For a special group rate on these services, contact Legal Shield and indicate that you are a Florida Tech alumnus/alumna.


Call or Text 24 hours/day: (407) 719-4897 

Jostens Class Rings

Commemorate your collegiate career with a ring as unique as your story.

Connected for life. Florida Tech Alumni Association. Use promo code SHOP50 for $50 off collegiate jewelry. Wear your Panther Pride every day! Jostens. Your official ring provider.