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Membership & Benefits

Last updated on Aug 14, 2023

Membership to CCA's Alumni Association is free and automatic if you've completed at least two semesters.

Even those who did not formally graduate can take advantage of our valuable Alumni Association membership benefits, as long as you keep your personal information updated with the alumni office.

Your alumni membership card identifies you as a CCA alum and secures your eligibility for all alumni benefits. To receive your membership card, email

Alumni Directory

Stay connected with fellow alumni around the world through our online Alumni Directory! Filters allow you to search for alumni by class year, program, and location. Use your CCA account to log in.

  • Forgot your CCA account password? Reset it here.
  • Don’t have a CCA account? Start here.

Questions? More information about the directory and editing your profile can be found here.

CCA Library

Continued access to the collections and resources offered by the CCA libraries.

Alumni can borrow books from the collections (Bay Area residents only), access electronic databases and archives with their CCA username, and can schedule research visits to the physical archives and special collections by emailing

Membership is free for 12 months following graduation and can be renewed for $25/year thereafter.


Enjoy Glance, CCA’s full-color printed magazine delivered to your home. Update your mailing address now.

Shop CCA

CCA alumni are incredible makers, craftspeople, designers, and entrepreneurs. On Shop CCA, we celebrate the creative work produced by the alumni community as well as those who support local makers through their small businesses. Help shape cultural transformation by shopping CCA!

We want to hear about what you’re making and/or how you support local makers. Share your shop with us for a chance to be featured: email

CCA Arts and Crafts Fairs

Twice a year the CCA campus turns into a bustling arts and crafts fair to support local makers. Participation is free and open to all CCA students, alumni, faculty, and staff.

We announce when vendor registration opens via the Alumni e-newsletter (typically one to two months prior to the event) so be sure your contact information is up to date and your account is set to receive emails from CCA.

The fairs are organized by the Office of Student Life.

CCA Public Programs

Attend college wide lectures, exhibitions, events, and more throughout the year.

Keep your contact information current to receive updates about events happening on campus. Also be sure to visit the college’s event calendar for upcoming events.

Alumni Discounts an online printer for creatives. Get 50% off any of their products with code 4by6cca50

AND CO: a platform for freelancers that helps them streamline billing and invoices. Alumni can gain access to 15% off an AND CO account for 6 months by using the code CCA or visiting

Annieglass: 20% off online purchases with code CCA20

Artist & Craftsman Supply: 10% discount, show your alumni membership card at check out

Flax art & design: 10% discount, show your alumni membership card at check out

Iris Charabi-Berggren: leadership coaching, alumni rate is $100/hour limited for 3 sessions. Regular rate is $150/hour

Kala Art Institute: 10% off adult art classes, 25% off private space rentals; ask for Ellen Lake or Jamila Dunn

Sports Basement: The “Basementeer Program” includes 10% off all products plus a 10% donation from purchases to your favorite local charity. Notify the cashier when signing up in-store that you are associated with CCA and they will waive the sign-up fee