Benefits & Services

Learn more about the benefits you qualify for as an alumnus/na of Westfield State University!


Affinity Programs

We are constantly looking at ways to provide benefits and savings to our alumni without sacrificing the quality of the product. Our Affinity Program partners allow us to do that. Our established programs provide our alumni and their families tremendous savings with top-flight companies.

For auto, home, condo and renters insurance, Liberty Mutual offers excellent rates and discounts to Westfield State Alumni, complete with excellent customer service. Click the logo today to learn more!


Life, health, pet, dental & vision, disability, trip cancellation, Long Term Care (LTC), Medicare supplement and ID Theft Protection insurance plans are available to Westfield State Alumni at a discounted rate from The Alumni Insurance Program, from American Insurance Administrators, a USI Affinity Company. For more information about any of their programs, please visit their website by clicking the logo above. Alumni can also contact Customer Service representatives directly by calling (800) 922-1245 or send them an email at

Conferences, Weddings, and Events

Situated on over 250 acres of New England campus scenery, Westfield State offers its facilities to clubs, businesses and organizations for a variety of events – including weddings. Able to accommodate up to 500 guests, the possibilities are limitless. And, once on campus, there are many amenities to make your stay quite comfortable.

The university can provide private catering or open the dining room for your event. We have both dormitory style residence halls and apartments complete with air conditioning, private baths and kitchens. For residential conference reservations, please contact Joshua Hettrick at or (413) 572-5649.

We have a variety of meeting spaces: auditoriums, theatres, classrooms, and small lounges that are more intimate. Our state of the art athletic facilities are also available for your use. We have both indoor and outdoor tracks, swimming pool, athletic fields and fully equipped exercise gyms. Next time you are thinking about a retreat, training, leadership course, theatre gathering or youth camps, think Westfield State. We will be sure to make your event a terrific success. Contact Joanne Bigelow '95 for more information at (413) 572-5580 or

The Ely Library

As an alumnus/a of Westfield State, you can enjoy continued use of the newly renovated Ely Library, located in the Campus Center.

This library is open to the public and the skilled and dedicated staff members are ready to assist with anything from a simple article request to a full-scale research project.

Visit their website to learn more!

Ely Fitness Center - Summer Membership

The Fitness Center is currently closed given the ongoing uncertainties related to COVID-19.  Updates, as they become available, can be found on the Fitness Center webpage at

The Fitness Center, located in the Ely Campus Center, offers its members a variety of programs and services throughout the calendar year to promote a more balanced life through health and fitness. Facilities include a Fitness Area with free weights, strength training machines and cardio equipment, Racquetball Court, Aerobic Room, Assessment Room, and Lockers Rooms and Showers.

    • Due to limited space during the academic year, this program is only available for the summer break. Hours are posted online at
    • The membership fee is $45 which can be paid at the Ely Fitness Center. Payment in full is required to obtain a summer pass.
    • This pass may be used at both the Ely and Woodward Fitness Centers.
    • Prior to use of facilities, verification of alumni status must be obtained by filling out this form. With any questions, feel free to call the Alumni Relations office at (413) 572-8652 or the Wellness Center Service Desk at (413) 572-5500.

Lifetime Owl Membership
If you didn't join while attending, you can join now for $100 (one time fee).  Includes one hat, t-shirt, discount to events (restrictions apply), participation in activities including mentor programs, networking activities, and career development events. 

Click the following link for full details of Lifetime Owl membership