The Graduate Center alumni community counts more than 18,000 members worldwide.

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The Graduate Center alumni community counts more than 18,000 members worldwide.

Our powerful network of alumni include academic leaders, MacArthur Fellows, entrepreneurs, government leaders, scientists, activists, writers, and professionals in virtually every field.

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Sep 15, 2023

Recognizing Leaders of Hispanic Scholarship

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, we recognize our scholars who are leaders and pushing the boundaries of knowledge.

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Benefits and Resources

As an alum you are welcome to enjoy a wide variety of benefits including:

  • On-campus library privileges
  • Online access to select library databases
  • Career planning and professional development resources. This includes GC’s Career Planning Guide, a job listings database and opportunities to attend related programs and events. Learn more about how GC alumni can access and utilize Handshake, our career services management system.
  • Volunteer to connect with current GC students
  • Ability to showcase your research online through CUNY Academic Works
  • Alumni IDs are being made Monday-Friday, 9AM-7PM at The Graduate Center. Alumni can stop at the GC’s lobby desk and inform the officer whereby they will be directed to room 9117 to receive their card (9th floor). Be sure to bring a government-issued picture ID for verification purposes. Contact the Office of Security and Public Safety if you have any questions: 212.817.7777 or
  • Keep your GC email: Existing student email accounts in the Microsoft-hosted student email domain continue indefinitely. Please visit IT Services for more information concerning policies and procedures.