Benefits and Services
Benefits and Services
There are many ways that the RDP Alumni Association and Red Deer Polytechnic can support you. We are a strong community and, with more than 70,000 former RDP students, we have the potential to build an even stronger network. Stay connected, and learn more about the ways we can support each other.
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Alumni Benefits Card
Our Alumni Benefits Card connects you to Red Deer Polytechnic Services and to partners in the community that are proud to offer our alumni discounted benefits. Sign up for yours here and check out your perks below. Interested in becoming a Partner? Tell us a bit about your business here.
TD Insurance Meloche Monnex Program offer for Red Deer Polytechnic alumni
As a trusted partner, the TD Insurance Meloche Monnex Program is dedicated to helping Red Deer Polytechnic alumni, get access to preferred insurance rates. These preferred rates are available on car, home, condo and tenant coverage. TD Insurance is the leading direct response insurance group in Canada†, offering quality insurance products for over 65 years. From getting a quote to filing a claim, their knowledgeable advisors will help you find options that are right for you.
Here are a few ways your savings can add up:
- Bundling your car and home, condo or tenant insurance together
- Insuring more than one vehicle, or including a motorcycle, ATV, or snowmobile
- Owning a hybrid or electric vehicle recognized by the Insurance Bureau of Canada
- Having a connected burglar or fire alarm
- Living in a newly built home
- Your home is free of a mortgage or secured line of credit
Plus, the TD Insurance Meloche Monnex Affinity Program helps support alumni activities. A win-win for you and your school.
†Ranks based on data available from OSFI, Insurers, Insurance Bureau of Canada, and Provincial Regulators, as at December 31, 2017.
Central Alberta's Be Fit For Life Centre- preferred rates on events/programs
Collegiate Sports Medicine - 10% off in the Sports Med Shop, including non-custom braces and equipment
Hot Headz Welding Hats - 10% off in-store purchases
Larkaun Homes- $5,000 off a new home build or quick possession
Liquor Crossing- 5% off beer/coolers and 10% wine/liquor
Nufloors Red Deer- 10% off flooring
PASS Electric - Safety & Savings Plan - first year free and 50% off each subsequent year
Parkland Nurseries & Garden Centre Ltd. - Tropical houseplants - 10% off. Brighten your surroundings all year round!
Promark Business Solutions - save 15% on annual hosting/maintenance fees.
Red Deer Chamber of Commerce- monthly draw for Alumni business booth at Business After Hours
Red Deer Construction Association - 10% off all Construction Series Education.
Bluebird Self Storage - 50% off for the first 3 months and 1 free lock.
Village Drycleaners- 15% discount for drycleaning
Campus Recreation - preferred rates on intramurals
Division of Extended Education - save 10% on most courses when you book online
Library - see website for details on complimentary Library cards
Print Centre - 10% discount for printing services
Test Centre Services - $10 off when writing a non-RDC exam. Phone or email tracy [dot] wilson2 [at] rdc [dot] ab [dot] ca (subject: Alumni%20Test%20Services) (Tracy Wilson) to book: 403.356.4909
Collicutt Performance Fitness Zone - 20% off Group Fitness classes - no Centre membership required!
We're constantly working to expand our partners who offer benefits and services to RDP alumni so check back often. Follow us, too, on Facebook LinkedIn Twitter & Instagram to learn more about the preferred rates available to you.
Alumni Groups and Activities
The RDP Alumni Book Club is a private book club hosted on the Goodreads platform, a free social network for booklovers. Complete this registration form using the email address associated with your Goodreads user account and we will email you an invitation. If you do not have a user account, you will need to create one. Please allow up to 48 hours to receive your invitation.
Alumni Business Directory
The RDP Alumni Business Directory hosts information from alumni businesses, providing opportunities for alumni to connect with and support each other professionally. The directory will also help you find other RDP alumni professionals outside of central Alberta. Join the RDP Alumni Business Directory here.
Spotlight is a monthly e-newsletter. Learn more about what’s happening in the RDP alumni community, including upcoming or past events, Red Deer Polytechnic news, professional development activities and ways to give back.
A group of graduates established the RDP Alumni Association in 1988 to assist students and help alumni and new graduates stay connected to the institution. The RDPAA is governed by a volunteer executive, which is dedicated to:
- Promoting academic excellence
- Maintaining an informed, interested and committed alumni
- Furthering the friendships and associations made while attending RDC
- Ensuring that RDC continues to play an integral role in central Alberta