Frequently Asked Questions
The Alumni Association is free and automatic to all undergraduate and graduate SCU alumni. Any individual who has completed one year of undergraduate study at the University qualifies as an alumnus/a, even if he/she did not receive a degree from SCU. Graduate students must receive a degree from SCU in order to attain alumni status.
Your @scu.edu email address is valid for 90 days after you graduate. We recommend that you set up an auto response when you graduate to let people know about your new email address.
The best way to get contact information for classmates is through the Alumni Online Directory.
The Alumni Association connects approximately 94,000 alumni through Regional Chapters and Affinity & Identity-based Groups. Our geographic chapters are located in areas with large populations of alumni. While the majority of our chapters are in the state of California, we have vibrant chapters in the Pacific Northwest, the East Coast, Texas, Arizona, New York, Boston, Washington, D.C., and Chicago.
If you are moving to a new area where there is an alumni chapter, feel free to contact the chapter president to introduce yourself and learn about the local chapter activities. Chapter mailing and email lists are generated by zip code. Please be sure to Update Your Contact Info with the Alumni Office in order to receive information about events in your area.
If you live in an area where there is not currently a chapter, but are interested in trying to start one, contact the Alumni Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 866-554-6800. Unfortunately, in some areas there is not the critical mass available for a viable chapter. Check with the Alumni Office to determine the possibilities in your area.
To find out what alumni activities are going on in your area go to the online alumni events calendar, check the monthly e-newsletter the Bronco Connect, or Regional Chapters for the chapter near you. Also, please make sure your Update Your Contact Info, so we can send you email invitations to events in your area.
To learn more about the Mission Santa Clara go to Mission Santa Clara de Asís or call 408-554-4023.
Yes, the University and Alumni Association established a class audit program in 1975 for the benefit of interested alumni. The purpose of this service is to provide graduates the opportunity to audit (non-credit) undergraduate courses tuition free. Take a Class for more information