Activate or Update Your Membership
Become a lifetime member of the Alumni Association today! Membership is free of charge and provides you with access to unique privileges, resources and invitations to exclusive events.
Members of the Alumni Association can enjoy the following benefits:
- Borrowing privileges at the Cal State LA library is limited to most physical items owned by the library. Access to electronic resources is not included.
- Professional support through Cal State LA Career Development Center.
- Free parking on campus (two days per semester by emailed request).
- Special offers at Cal State LA University Bookstore.
- Discounts at Luckman Fine Arts Complex.
- Discounted admission to home Cal State LA Athletics events during regular season.
- Exclusive invitations to alumni networking, professional development, and wellness events.
- Access to the alumni affinity network communities.
- Invitation to join the Cal State LA Federal Credit Union.
- Golden Eagles, find “top dog” coverage or plans that are the “cat’s meow”. Nationwide Pet Insurance offers nose-to-tail coverage to care for dogs, cats, birds and exotic pets with a special discount for Cal State LA alumni.
- Cal State LA alumni can take advantage of special rates and discounts (as applicable) for life, health, long-term care, and pet insurance through Mercer Consumer and trusted, well-known providers. This means you can secure essential, affordable protection.
- Liberty Mutual is offering Cal State LA Alumni customized auto and home insurance so they only pay for what they need.* Coverage provided and underwritten by Liberty Mutual Insurance Company or its affiliates or subsidiaries, 175 Berkeley Street, Boston, MA 02116.
Exclusive Offers with Our Partners
Cal State LA Federal Credit Union Access
Members are invited to join the Cal State LA Federal Credit Union.
Nationwide Pet Insurance
Nationwide is America's #1 choice for pet insurance. Alumni are eligible for preferred pricing!
Frequently Asked Questions
Who is eligible for membership?
Individuals who have earned a degree or credential from Cal State LA or have matriculated at the University are eligible for Alumni Association membership.
What happens after I sign up?
After you submit your completed Alumni Association Membership Application, you will receive a receipt email to the address you provided on the form. We will then verify your alumni status and update information on your profile. Once processed, we will email your membership packet. Due to COVID-19, we are operating remotely during this time. If you would like to receive your alumni membership card, please give us a call at (323) 343-2586 and leave a voicemail or email us at [email protected].
Will my membership expire? Do I need to renew?
Once your application is completed and verified, you are considered a Lifetime member. No renewal is necessary, and we hope you take advantage of all of the benefits the Association has to offer.
I need proof of my membership. What do I do?
Do alumni get to keep their @calstatela.edu email accounts?
Alumni can access student email and GET for up to 365 days (12 months) after graduation. Accounts will be disabled thereafter and removed 395 days after graduation (about 13 months). If you are a recent graduate or about to graduate, we strongly encourage you to save any important documents before the deadline. Please contact the ITS Helpdesk for additional questions at [email protected].
At this time, we are not offering University-issued accounts for alumni.
How can I request a parking permit?
We are excited to have you back! Alumni Association members are eligible to reserve two free parking permits a semester. If you are requesting a permit, please email us at [email protected] with your contact information, visitation date, and anticipated time of arrival at least 24 hours in advance. Once your reservation is confirmed, we will notify you with pickup instructions at the Welcome Center.
I have a business and would like to partner with the Alumni Association. Who can I speak with?
Where can I get a copy of my transcripts and/or diploma?
All requests pertaining to academic records (official transcripts, unofficial transcripts, duplicate diploma, etc.) can be addressed with the Office of the Registrar. If you are looking to continue your education and need a copy of your transcripts, requesting a copy of your diploma, or need to change the name on your records, please visit the Registrar's website.
We value your confidence. If you have any questions about the privacy, or the use of your information, we are happy to assist you. Please call the Office of Alumni Relations at (323) 343-2586 or email [email protected]. To opt-out of being contacted by our affinity partners (companies that we partner with to offer products or services to our alumni), please update your membership and opt-out.