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 [email protected] 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.

Center for Career Education
Connect with a counselor at CCE, browse jobs and internships on LionShare, participate in professional development webinars, and much more.

Columbia University Libraries
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
Columbia Venture Community (CVC) is a private community for Columbia students, alumni and employees interested in all aspects entrepreneurship.

Vault Career Insider
Use (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.

Transcript Requests
Request a copy of your transcript from the University Registrar here.

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.

Columbia Alumni Association on LinkedIn
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).

University-wide Alumni Events Calendar
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!

Podcasts & Online Seminars
Explore Columbia content on iTunes U, YouTube, and Columbia Interactive.

Take Columbia Courses
Audit classes through the School of Continuing Education, get a discount on Executive Education programs, and learn more about the Columbia Lifelong Learners Program.

Columbia Club
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.

Columbia Alumni Online Career Services Overview

Discounts for Columbia University Alumni

Columbia University Press
Columbia alumni get 30% off any CUP title in stock. Use ALUM as the discount code upon check-out.

Alumni Computer Discounts
The Columbia Alumni Association (CAA), in partnership with GovConnection, Inc., now offers Columbia alumni discounted computers and peripherals.

Alumni Fitness Discounts

Insurance Programs for Alumni
There are several insurance programs available for Columbia Alumni, including Life, Auto, Home, and Long Term Care.