Alumni Benefits and Services

Columbia alumni have access to a wide variety of benefits and resources. Our goal in Alumni Affairs is to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in your professional and personal lives. Please don’t hesitate to contact us at artsalum@columbia.edu if you need more information about any of these services.
 
Click below to find out more about the different types of benefits and services:
 
 
 


 

 
Jobs, Funding and More
 
Artists’ Resource Center
The ARC is a portal containing specially curated funding opportunities and professional resources for artists. Access is restricted to School of the Arts alumni and students.
 
ARC Mailing List
Join this mailing list to receive regular notices of job and internship postings, as well as other professional opportunities.
 
Connect with a counselor at CCE, browse jobs and internships on LionShare, participate in professional development webinars, and much more.
 
Alumni have lifetime reading privileges at the Columbia Libraries. Visit the library in person for access to Columbia’s database subscriptions, including Foundation Center.
 
Columbia Venture Community (CVC) is a private community for Columbia students, alumni and employees interested in all aspects entrepreneurship.
 
Use Vault.com (which has a partnership with Columbia) for jobs, careers, top employers and education programs, job search advice, salary info, job listings, employee message boards, and surveys.
 
Request a copy of your transcript from the University Registrar here.
 
 
Columbia University Alumni and the Arts–Events, Groups and Programs
 
School of the Arts Public Programs
Lively forums for the exchange of ideas among art practitioners, students, scholars, and the public.
 
Columbia Alumni Association Arts Access
Alumni enjoy special benefits and discounts at more than 80 leading NYC cultural institutions and connect with fellow alumni and artists at events.
 
Columbia University Entertainment (CUE)
A university-wide network of Columbia alumni and friends in the entertainment industry. Based in Los Angeles, CUE hosts regular screenings, roundtables, networking and social events, and more.
 
 
Columbia Alumni Association (CAA) Resources and Benefits
 
Columbia Alumni Association
Connect with the broader Columbia University community, join a regional club or a shared interest group, and find out about alumni events in your area.
 
Columbia Alumni Center
Alumni visiting Columbia’s Morningside Heights campus can stop by the Center to catch up on the latest University news, check e-mail and use free wi-fi, explore alumni benefits and electronic resources, or just have a cup of coffee.
 
Connect with over 35,500 Columbia alumni via LinkedIn. To join the Columbia alumni group automatically, get a Columbia e-mail address and set it as your default LinkedIn address. (You can also click to join without a Columbia address, but it will take up to five days to be approved).
 
Find out about Columbia events around the world.
 
Regional Clubs & Shared Interest Groups
Find a Columbia community in your area through a regional club or a Shared Interest Group, and start your own Shared Interest Group!
 
Join monthly discussions led by Columbia University faculty, focused broadly on the arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences.
 
Explore Columbia content on iTunes U, YouTube, and Columbia Interactive.
 
Audit classes through the School of Continuing Education, get a discount on Executive Education programs, and learn more about the Columbia Lifelong Learners Program.
 
Located at 15 West 43rd Street, the Columbia Club aims to provide a social and cultural community for Columbia university alumni, students, faculty, and staff.
 
 

Discounts for Columbia University Alumni
 
Columbia alumni get 30% off any CUP title in stock. Use ALUM as the discount code upon check-out.
 
The Columbia Alumni Association (CAA), in partnership with GovConnection, Inc., now offers Columbia alumni discounted computers and peripherals.
 
At Dodge Fitness Center, alumni (and qualified family members) memberships are 50% off starting on December 2, 2013. These memberships will contintue until June 30, 2014.
 
There are several insurance programs available for Columbia Alumni, including Life, Auto, Home, and Long Term Care.
 
New: Up to 75% savings on prescription drugs and up to 50% on laboratory tests and diagnostic imaging procedures through the new CAA Healthcare Discount Card.
 
Broadway, Off B’way, Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, comedy, dance, drama, concerts, and more for only $4.50 a ticket. How? Theaters and producers need to fill up seats with excellent, attentive audiences to help build buzz and word of mouth. Theatermania's Gold Club offers School of the Arts alumni an exclusive 40% discount to join: $59 for an entire year! (regularly $99). To redeem the special rate, visit https://www.theaterclub.com/ny/signup/columbia
 

 

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Columbia University School of the Arts offers MFA degrees in Film, Theatre, Visual Arts, and Writing, an MA degree in Film Studies, a joint JD/MFA degree in Theatre Management & Producing, a PhD degree in Theatre History, Literature, and Theory, and an interdisciplinary program in Sound Arts.