Office of Alumni Affairs
A Welcome Message from Laila Maher
Dean of Student and Alumni Affairs
After graduation, the Office of Alumni Affairs provides more than 7000 alumni artists, creators, and leaders with meaningful opportunities to stay connected with the School of the Arts, the Columbia Alumni Association (CAA), and one another through alumni programming, benefits, a monthly newsletter, and collaborations with CAA Arts Access.
The Artists’ Resource Center (ARC), also part of our Office, is a portal containing specially curated funding opportunities and career resources for students and alumni at the Columbia University School of the Arts. Available exclusively to School of the Arts students and alumni, the ARC is host to a database of more than 1,100 grants, scholarships, residencies, and other funding opportunities for artists. The ARC also contains resources for professional artists, from financial and legal services to grantwriting tips and information about joining guilds and unions.
We are the best place to go when you’re not sure what to do or whom to ask your question. Ultimately, the most important thing we do is support and advocate for our students during their time at the School and into their lives as alumni.
World Premiere of ‘The Russian and The Jew’ at the Tank Led BY Acting and Directing Alumni
World Premiere of ‘The Russian and The Jew’ at the Tank Led BY Acting and Directing AlumniNovember 19, 2018
The Russian and The Jew co-written by Liba Vaynberg '13 and directed by Ines Braun '17 will have its world premiere at The Tank this December.read more
Debut Book by Alumnus Ian Port '16 Coming in January
Debut Book by Alumnus Ian Port '16 Coming in JanuaryNovember 15, 2018
Nonfiction writing alumnus Ian Port '16 has his first book, titled The Birth of Loud: Leo Fender, Les Paul, and the Guitar-Pioneering Rivalry That Shaped Rock 'n' Roll, coming out via Scribner this January.read more
'The Dark,' Written and Directed By Justin P. Lange '14, Released Theatrically
'The Dark,' Written and Directed By Justin P. Lange '14, Released TheatricallyNovember 13, 2018
The Dark, written and directed by alumnus Justin P. Lange '14 was picked up by Dark Sky Films and received a theatrical and VoD release on October 26th.read more
Alumna Harty du Pont '76 Gifts the Helen Hartley Mead Platt Prize for Visual Arts
Alumna Harty du Pont '76 Gifts the Helen Hartley Mead Platt Prize for Visual ArtsNovember 9, 2018
Columbia School of the Arts alumna Harty du Pont '76 has made a generous gift for a new prize in the Visual Arts program.read more