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Alumni Benefits and Services

University Resources

  • E-mail Forwarding
    Columbia offers e-mail forwarding, which allows you to maintain an address of "youruni", or maintain a free web-based e-mail address of "you"
  • Library Privileges and Online Resources
    Alumni receive reading and borrowing privileges, as well as access to a variety of electronic and online resources, including online newspapers, magazines, and medical journals at campus libraries. (Borrowing fees apply.)
  • Requesting a Transcript
    Columbia alumni can request a transcript in person or by mail.
  • Course Auditing
    Alumni are welcome to audit courses at the Mailman School. Alumni must enroll as non-degree students to register for a course. Normal course fees apply. Alumni are required to submit a brief application packet as part of the enrollment process. Application for readmission must be submitted by the following dates:
    Semester of Enrollment                    Deadline
    Spring (October)     October 15
    Summer (May)     May 15
    Fall (July)   July 15

    For more information, e-mail Lillian Morales or call 212-305-8690.

  • Computer Discounts
    Columbia Alumni Association, in partnership with GovConnection, Inc., now offers alumni discounted computers and peripherals.

Career Services

The Office of Career Services provides graduates with a host of resources, including one-on-one counseling, resume assistance, participation in career education workshops, alumni panels, employer information sessions, career day events, access to both local and national online public health job search engines, and more.

Arts and Recreation

  • Columbia Alumni Arts League
    Columbia Alumni Arts League (CAAL) members enjoy special benefits and discounts at more than 60 leading New York City cultural institutions, connect with fellow Columbians and artists through exclusive arts events, and stay informed about the arts at Columbia. (Membership fees apply.)
  • Fitness Facilities
    Membership is available to alumni and their families at the Dodge Physical Fitness Center and the Bard Athletic Club. Alumni also have access to the Dick Savitt Tennis Center at 218th Street and Broadway. For more information, call 212-854-2546. (Membership fees apply.)


  • Columbia University Alumni Clubs
    Graduates of the School can participate in over 30 national alumni clubs and 33 international clubs. Mailman School alumni are encouraged to join their local Columbia club and organize public health-specific events through the partnership of this network and the Mailman School’s Office of Alumni Affairs.
  • Columbia University Club of New York
    Located at 15 West 43rd Street in the heart of midtown Manhattan, the Columbia Club offers membership to all University alumni. The Club features 50 recently renovated overnight rooms, a fully-equipped athletic facility with new squash courts, a business center, bar & grill, lounge and library with over 10,000 volumes. The Club hosts several social activities every month, including networking opportunities, lectures, discussions and wine tastings. (Membership fees apply.)