Alumni Directory FAQs
Why do I need to update my information?
Information changes quickly! Mailing addresses, e-mail addresses, children...things are always changing with our alumni and we want to keep in touch with you. Updating your information will ensure that the Wofford Alumni Office can keep you connected. The Directory also provides a useful networking tool.
How do I know my information will only
be used for directory purposes?
College has a contractual agreement with PCI that states:
a. The names, addresses and information provided to PCI by Wofford College for
the publication of the Directory will be held confidential by PCI, except to
the extent that they are utilized in, or in the preparation of, the Directory
and except as required by court order or law.
Directory will be made available only to alumni of Wofford College listed in
the Directory. Upon completion of the project, PCI will return to Wofford
College any and all electronic files that have been supplied by Wofford College
or produced by PCI in connection with the production of the Directory.
I would like to verify and update my
information. How may I do this?
If you have
received a postcard or an email with a telephone number, you may call the
number to speak with a dedicated representative for the Wofford College
project. The representative will verify all the information we have on file for
you and make any updates where needed. One of the numbers for the Wofford
College alumni is 1.866.579.1550.
If you have
received an email with an embedded link, you may go to the online site to review
your information. If you have questions,
you may call PCI’s customer service desk at 1.800.395.4724.
Can I choose some or all of my
information not to be printed in the directory?
When you call
to update your information, you can tell the representative what information you
would prefer to have excluded. You may also communicate this information to the
PCI customer service desk (1.800.395.4724) or to the Alumni Office.
Can anyone purchase a directory?
College alumni Directory is available for sale only to Wofford College alumni.
What are my options for purchasing a 2013 Wofford College Alumni Directory from PCI?
There are several options:
- Combo Value Package including:
- Printed alumni directory
- CD alumni directory
- Printed alumni directory only
- CD alumni directory only
- CD of alumni data by decade
When will I receive my directory?
The total duration of the directory project is about 12 months. Since we began the project in September of 2012, the directories will be distributed in September of 2013.
Why is Wofford using an outside contractor to complete this project?
With a small Alumni Office, Wofford partners with a professional company to ensure that the Directory is complete, accurate, and delivered on time.
When will the 2012-2013 Alumni Directory be complete?
The Directory will be completed and printed early in 2013. Only the number of Directories that have been requested by alumni will be printed to be cost effective and environmentally friendly.
Is there an environmentally friendly version of the Alumni Directory?
Yes, alumni may purchase a CD-ROM of the Alumni Directory.
Can I choose what information is listed in the directory?
Yes. As a standard, the following information will be printed in the Directory:
- Full name
- Class Year
- Home mailing address
- Preferred e-mail address
- Degrees received from Wofford and other institutions
- Job title and company
If you wish not to have certain information printed in the Directory, you may choose to have specific details omitted.
Why can I only update my information by calling a telephone number and speaking with a call center staff member?
Currently, this is the preferred method for PCI. The call center typically experiences a high volume of calls at the beginning of the project. If you are unable to reach a staff member on the first call, please call back at a later time.
I ordered a package containing the
Companion Airline Voucher, but I haven’t received the post card requesting
verification of my address.
For those who
purchase a package containing the Companion Airline Voucher, they will receive
a postcard within 2 -3 weeks and will direct them to go to the PCI website to
initiate the voucher process by entering their ID # and order # (shown on the
postcard) and verify their mailing address. Alternatively, the buyer can
call a toll free number (also shown on the postcard) and leave a voicemail to
initiate the voucher process.
verifying your address you will receive a tri-fold voucher so you can begin to
make your travel arrangements.
- Basics of the voucher program:
- Book one flight through the
voucher issuing travel agency and get a second companion ticket on that
flight for free
- The Voucher is:
- Two Tickets for One Low Price
- 200 Worldwide Destinations
- NO BLACKOUT DATES
- 40 Plus Airline Carriers
- 24/7 Online Booking
- 7-Day Advance Purchase
- Frequent Flier Miles for Both
- Guaranteed Low Price Guarantee
I ordered a directory/package over the
phone and would like to cancel my order.
How do I do this?
Call the PCI
customer service help desk at 1.800.395.4724, and they will take care of this
Who at Wofford should I contact if I have additional questions?
Please contact the Alumni Office at 864-597-4185 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Who is PCI?
PCI is a company that creates and publishes alumni directories for educational institutions. PCI’s products help colleges and universities update alumni information for the purpose of encouraging alumni engagement.
How long has PCI been in business?
PCI traces their roots back over 85 years to the Rockwell F. Clancy Company, the nation’s first publisher of alumni directories. PCI has been incorporated under the PCI (Publishing Concepts) name since 1982 and are a privately-held, family-run business.
On what market(s) is PCI focused?
PCI works with alumni and development offices of universities, colleges, professional schools, independent schools, alumni associations, fraternities, and sororities.
Who are some of the PCI clients?
PCI partners with 17 of the top 25 universities as rated by US News and World Report including Princeton, Harvard, and Georgetown.
Where is PCI located?
PCI is located in Dallas, TX.