Volunteer Programs

Alumni Affinity Networks

Connect with other alumni in your academic or professional field. The Alumni Association’s seven active alumni affinity networks host events throughout the year that are focused on common interests. Don’t see a network that fits your interest? Start a new one with assistance from the Alumni Association.

For more information, contact Christina Garrison at ctsui@calstatela.edu or (323) 343-5828.



Career Mentoring Program

Share your knowledge and professional experience with Golden Eagles just starting out in their careers. The Career Mentoring Program provides seasoned alumni the opportunity to coach younger alumni and current students on professional development, career options, goal setting and more.  

Please complete your mentor application here:


For more student/alumni opportunities, please visit:


For more information, contact Philip Scanlon, Associate Director, at pscanlo@calstatela.edu or (323) 343-2586. 



Alumni Committees

Ready to make a greater commitment to your alma mater? Try serving on an alumni committee. Standing committees meet regularly (usually four to six times a year) to discuss policies and procedures surrounding Alumni Association programming and business.

Current standing committees include:

Alumni Scholarship Committee
The Alumni Scholarship Program provides students with financial assistance in recognition of their leadership, service, participation in student activities, and academic excellence. The Alumni Scholarship Committee directs the selection process, reviews applications, interviews the finalists and selects the awardees. For more information, contact the Alumni Association at alum@calstatela.edu or (323) 343-2586.

Finance Review Committee
The Finance Review Committee is responsible for general oversight and review of Alumni Association finances, funds, expenditures, revenue, taxes, and investments. For more information, contact Maria Ubago at mubago@cslanet.calstatela.edu or (323) 343-2586.

Board of Directors
The Board of Directors consists of volunteers who develop central policy and procedure for the Cal State LA Alumni Association. Nominations for board positions are accepted year-round. Board terms begin on July 1 of each year. The application period for 2019-2021 is now open. Click here to apply. All nominations must be complete and submitted by the due date, no late submissions will be accepted. For more information, contact Maria Ubago at mubago@cslanet.calstatela.edu or (323) 343-2586.