Lifelong Learning

Audit Program

Alumni may audit selected courses at Webster University's St. Louis area campuses. Click here for guidelines and course offerings. An auditing program at Webster campuses located outside of St. Louis is under consideration.

Emerson Library

The Emerson Library makes free book-borrowing cards available to Webster alumni for onsite borrowing in St. Louis. Certain limitations apply.

For alumni needing resources for in-depth research, the "Research Fellows" program includes access to the library's online research system featuring 100+ databases (i.e. Lexis-Nexis Academic, the Wall Street Journal, and more), reference services, book-borrowing privileges and document delivery. Annual fee is $300.

Contact the Circulation Department at 314-968-6952 to sign up for onsite book-borrowing privileges or the "Research Fellows" program.

The Economist

The Economist and Webster University are happy to announce a special offer available to Webster University Alumni Members.

Every week, The Economist analyses the important happenings around the globe. From business to politics, to the arts and science, its coverage connects seemingly unrelated events in unexpected ways.

Included in your subscription is FREE, and unlimited access to the including a searchable archive containing 28,000+ articles, the NEW audio edition that offers the entire magazine for download, special reports published nearly 20 times a year that highlight a specific country, industry or hot-button issue, technology quarterly supplements that are published 4 times a year and a special issue - The World in 2009. This special issue includes; The Economist's top writers as well as prominent thinkers.  They contribute their views, opinions and predict trends for the year ahead. These forecasts encompass 80 countries, 15 industries and much more.

51 issues for $101.49 (Save 72% off the cover price) -- That's only $1.99 per issue

25 issues for $53.75 (Save 69% off the cover price) -- That's only $2.15 per issue

Economist Conferences

Webster alumni have the chance to join an exclusive group of senior executives at high level conferences around the world, debating and analyzing the issues shaping the international business scene.

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) is teaming up with Webster University to offer alumni the opportunity to participate in its highly respected forums at discounted rates.

The EIU is part of the Economist Group, publishers of the prestigious Economist newspaper which has a 160-year history. Their conferences and roundtables are invitation-only events attended by managing directors and top-level executives as well as senior policy makers and government ministers. The topics under discussion range from sustainability to modernization and talent management to strategic leadership.

Not only will these events allow Webster alumni to update their knowledge on economic issues of regional and global importance, but also to meet the heads of local and international companies. They will be able to network with peers in a relaxed and informal setting, exchange ideas with key policy-makers and gain insights from EIU experts. Briefing materials and a summary of the discussions come as part of the package.

Alumni will have a 50% discount at their first conference and a 30% discount at subsequent events. This offer applies for conferences in Europe, Middle East, Asia and Africa.

Details of all Economist events around the world are available at:

For further information on the Webster alumni offer or to sign up for a conference, contact Tamara Joseph at the Economist Intelligence Unit; e-mail: tel: +43 1 712 41 61 21 or Verena Karlsson at Webster University Vienna; e-mail: tel: +43 1 269 9293 78.

Webster University never sells the names or contact information of our alumni, faculty, staff or students.  The Alumni Association does, however, partner with well-known, reputable companies to provide benefits to our alumni; among them Liberty Mutual and Meyer & Assoc.  All of these companies provide outstanding discounted services and benefits to our alumni.

Names and addresses are provided on a one-time use basis only. The companies may not keep the names or use them again without our consent unless the individual signs up to do business directly with them.