CCA Alumni Association membership is free (no dues) and automatic if you have completed at least two semesters—whether or not you graduate formally. Your alumni membership card identifies you as a CCA alum and secures eligibility for all alumni benefits.
To receive your membership card, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note: CCA Alumni Association membership eligibility requires our office has your current mailing address. (Update your record.)
The Map: Creative Careers Ahead.
Whether you are a recent graduate or an experienced professional, the Alumni Association's new collection of career tools and resources will keep you on the right path or steer you in a new direction. Learn about The Map ».
Alumni discounts. Show your Alumni Association membership card and save on everything from art supplies and home furnishings to chiropractic services and sporting goods. Many of our business partners are alumni. View the complete list of discounts. To receive your Alumni Association membership card or to offer a discount to alumni email email@example.com.
Alumni events. Reunite with old friends and make new connections at alumni events in the Bay Area and around the world. Check the Alumni Association event calendar for upcoming events or email firstname.lastname@example.org to host an event in your area.
CCA library card. Take advantage of borrowing privileges at CCA libraries (Bay Area residents). Access is free for alumni during the first year after graduation. Thereafter you may renew for a $25 annual fee (cash or checks accepted).
Bring your alumni membership card to either the San Francisco or Oakland campus library between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, along with valid photo identification that lists a Bay Area address.
Online alumni directory. Locate classmates and stay in touch via CCA's online alumni directory, exclusively for CCA alumni. Online subscription options are posted at the bottom of each mailing list.
Alumni exhibition series. The Alumni Council organizes on-campus and public-space exhibitions throughout the Bay Area. Past venues include the Mills Building; Oakland City Hall; the Alice Arts Center; Oakland International Airport; and Andrea Schwartz Gallery.
Alumni gallery. The Alumni Exhibition Committee has launched the CCA Alumni Gallery. This is a great opportunity to showcase your work and view the work of your fellow alumni. There are no entry fees and work will be reviewed by curators for future alumni exhibitions.
Glance. Enjoy a free subscription to Glance, CCA's full-color magazine.
Alumni Notes. Read alumni news and announcements and submit your accomplishments for inclusion in upcoming online and print features here.
CCA art fairs. Participate in the CCA holiday and spring art fairs held on the Oakland campus. The holiday fair occurs in early December; the spring fair in mid-April. Contact the Student Affairs Office at 510.594.3666 one month in advance to reserve space.
CCA Public Programs. Update your mailing and/or email addresses with the Alumni Office in order to receive information about campus alumni events, lectures, exhibition-submission opportunities, and workshops. Be sure to check the college’s event calendar often for upcoming event information.
Critique groups. Join a critique group to share your work and expand your community. Currently, alumni critique groups are held in the East Bay, Brooklyn, the Peninsula, Chicago, and Los Angeles. Email email@example.com for more information, including how to form a group in your area.
Volunteering. Connect with your fellow alumni, return to campus, or make a difference in the lives of current CCA students. See our volunteer page for a complete list of alumni volunteer opportunities.