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Career Center, Santa Clara University

Career Services for Recent Graduates and Alumni

Requesting an Alumni Handshake Account

Accessing Handshake (Grads prior to 2017)
As an alumnus/a of SCU you may access Handshake to sign up for services such as job fairs and events. Request a free alumnus/a Handshake account to get started by sending an email to the Career Center at Once your information is confirmed, an account will be created for you.



As an alumnus/a of SCU, you will no longer be able to access your Handshake account using single sign on. To log into your account, please take the following steps:

  1. Visit or access Handshake through our website
  2. On the login landing page, click “sign in with your email address” just below the “Santa Clara University Sign on” Button

    Sign into Handshake outside of SCU system

  3. You will then be redirected to use your email address to login

    Sign into Handshake with updated email