FAQs



Frequently Asked Questions by Alumni

As an alumnus, can I still get career and job search help?

Need help with your job search? What about making a career change? Maybe considering graduate school? As a Manchester alumnus, you can receive full-service assistance from the Office of Career Services at no cost. For more information, visit the Office of Career Services and click on the Manchester Alumni link.

How can I get a copy of my transcript?

Click here or contact the Office of the Registrar.

I have lost touch with some old friends. How can I get in contact with them?

To contact former classmates, first check the My Manchester University online directory, or make your request to the alumni office at alumnioffice@manchester.edu, providing your name and address in the request. If we are at liberty to release the individual's information, we will do so. If not, we will send them a note saying that you are interested in making contact.

How do I update any changes in address, e-mail, marital status, births, deaths, employer, job positions, and moves?

You can update your personal information by logging on to the My Manchester University online directory and going to Edit Profile. You can also send the information that you would like changed to alumnioffice@manchester.edu. Please make sure that your name is clearly noted in the e-mail.

Is there an online listing of all alumni?

Yes, there is an online listing of all alumni. If you are an MU alum, you can log on to the My Manchester University online directory to view its limited alumni information.

Can I make event reservations online?

Yes, you can register for most Alumni events online.

I would like to make a donation to MU. Can I do it online?

Yes, you can give a gift online.

How do I get information in my class listing in the Manchester Magazine?
You can submit class notes by logging on to the My Manchester University and going to Alumni Portal. You can also send the information that you would like listed to alumnioffice@manchester.edu. Please make sure that your name is clearly noted in the e-mail.

How far ahead is the date for Homecoming determined?

Usually at least two years ahead.

How do I get an Aurora for my class year?

You can get back issues of most Aurora yearbooks for the cost of postage and handling. E-mail the Alumni Office at alumnioffice@manchester.edu.

Are campus facilities handicapped accessible?

Yes, guest rooms are available in our residence halls for a nominal fee. For reservations, contact the Office of Conference Services at 260-982-5551, toll free 1-877-624-8378, or e-mail Paula Finton, facilities coordinator.

How can I get an MU State of Indiana license plate?

The State of Indiana is streamlining its license plate program, and Manchester grads and friends can now renew their special Manchester University plates and tags online! You no longer need to complete an authorization form from the MU Alumni Office. Click here for more information.

Does the Campus Store have logo merchandise, and can I order online?

The Campus Store has a variety of logo merchandise: t-shirts, sweatshirts, hats, mugs, afghans, etc. You can view and order MU products on the Campus Store website.

Where is the Campus Store located?

The Campus Store is in the Jp Young Switzer Center (formerly, the Union).

Is Manchester University religiously affiliated?

Manchester University provides opportunities to explore, develop and nurture a living faith in an environment that celebrates diversity. The University maintains a valued relationship with the Church of the Brethren, a Christian denomination recognized as a historic peace church. The influence is reflected in the world’s first undergraduate peace studies program; a robust service-learning program; the Manchester University Reconciliation Service, a conflict-resolution program; voluntary weekly chapel services; and strong ministry programming. Student faith organizations on both campuses represent a range of denominations and traditions.

What is the Church of the Brethren?

The Church of the Brethren is an Anabaptist denomination and one of three historic peace churches. It holds no creed but the New Testament. The Brethren value community, simplicity, justice, peace, service and reconciliation. Brethren seek to continue the work of Jesus – peacefully, simply and together.