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.

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 of entrepreneurship.

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

Financial Literacy
Sign up for igrad- the university's platform for interactive financial education and wellness tools, student loan management resources, webinars, videos, 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 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!

Columbia Podcasts and YouTube Channel
Explore Columbia content

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.

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.