Alumni: Benefits

The following benefits are available to alunmi of all schools of Golden Gate University:



Registered members of the Golden Gate University Alumni Association have the option to set up an alumni e-mail forwarding address through GGU AlumniConnect. This program is an e-mail forwarding service, which permits users to choose an e-mail address (for example, It is a lifetime e-mail address that is forwarded to your permanent e-mail account (such as gmail, hotmail, yahoo, etc.). Rather than trying to remember to notify everyone (i.e., family, friends, banks, subscriptions, etc.) that your e-mail address has changed, all you need to do is update your preferred settings.



Alumni have free access to career advising, career management seminars, job search resources and networking opportunities.



To promote lifelong learning, GGU offers degree-holding alumni 30% off tuition scholarship on one course per trimester (the course cannot count toward a degree or a certificate).



This program introduces a 30% tuition grant for all undergraduate and graduate degree programs (except law) for individuals who have received a degree from GGU. (Graduates of certificate programs only are not eligible.)

Family members of degree-holding alumni including spouses, domestic partners, children and step-children are eligible for a 20% tuition grant for undergraduate and graduate degree programs (except Law).

View the many programs and courses GGU has available.



Alumni may apply for an alumni library card, which is free for two years following the date of graduation. After your first two years as a member, there is a $25 per year fee to borrow materials for home use. Interested alumni must complete an Alumni Library Privileges Form and present it to the library, either in person or by mail. Please provide a check if you decide to fulfill the $25 annual fee by mail. For more information about library services for alumni visit the Library's Website or call 415-442-7244.



The GEICO Auto Insurance Program offers alumni quality car insurance with complete 24-hour sales, policy and claim services. As a GGU Alumni Association member, you may qualify for an alumni discount, in addition to GEICO's low rates. The discount is available in most states. Call GEICO for a free quote at 800-368-2734, or visit GEICO Online for a free quote.



Members of the Alumni Association who are less than 65 years old may be eligible for short-term major medical insurance through GradMed's Alumni Health Insurance Program. GradMed is a convenient health-insurance solution for new graduates and other alumni while job-hunting or waiting for new employer benefits to kick in. For details, visit GradMed Insurance Info, or call GradMed at 1-800-922-1245.



Club Quarters operates hotels in several major metropolitan areas. Alumni are eligible to take advantage of the discounts offered by this program. For more details, visit Club Quarters, or call 212-575-0006. Contact Alumni Services for the member login password at 415-442-7824 or



GGU Alumni are able to redeem 10% off all MOO products. These include business cards, Minicards, labels, stickers, postcards and more. You can upload your own images to create your own cards, or use MOOs own templates. Visit the MOO website and simply enter MOOGGU upon checkout to receive the discount. Note, this offer excludes shipping and is available for first purchases only.



Two special discounts for GGU Alumni!

20% Discount on Annual Membership Fee

Offers unlimited admissions for a full year. Take your family and friends to come face-to-fin with the Bay's largest predators in their underwater tunnels! Use your alumni discount code "GGU" to receive a 20% discount towards their annual membership.
Purchase a Membership

20% Discount on Online Purchases of General Admission Tickets

Use your alumni discount code "GoldenGate" to receive a 20% discount on your eTickets (limit of 6 tickets per transaction).
Purchase eTickets to the Aquarium of the Bay

Contact Alumni Services with any questions or concerns about your alumni benefits at 415-442-7824 or



The California Academy of Sciences offers a 15% discount towards tickets for GGU alumni.Visit their NightLife, hosted every Thursday from 6 - 10 pm. Inspired by science and powered by sound, the Academy will transform into an oasis of music and art on Thursdays. Use your sales code to purchase discounted tickets at Contact Alumni Services for the member password at 415-442-7824 or



Datasafe's President and CEO, Tom Reis (MBA '73), and son, Rob Reis (MBA '06) are expanding Datasafe's services to GGU Alumni with special introductory offers and discounted pricing. DataSafe offers premier records management services, including business and consumer records storage, media storage and rotation, shredding, imaging and online backup.

  • 3 Free Months of Storage: Hard Copy or Media
  • 3 Free Months of Paper Shredding Service
  • Free Scanning / Imaging Consultation
  • Free 30-Day Online Back Trial
  • Plus an extra 10% off published market rates


Use Promo Code: GGU1901 to take advantage of these exclusive offers. For more information or to take advantage of this offer, visit or call 650-875-3800 and mention GGU Alumni.



Patelco offers a variety of financial services (checking and savings accounts, credit cards, loans, etc.). For more information, call 800-358-8228.



Coastal is an online eyewear retailer for glasses, contact lenses and sunglasses. If you are looking for convenient and budget-friendly option for eyewear necessities visit Coastal to use your exclusive alumni discount for eyewear. Coastal is offering 30% off glasses, 20% off sunglasses and 10% off contact lenses with the following codes:

  • GOLDENCL = 10% off Contact Lenses
  • GOLDENSG = 20% off Sunglasses
  • GOLDENGL = 30% off Glasses



USI Affinity has an Alumni Insurance Program called N.E.A.T (National Educational Alumni Trust). Click here to learn more about the different insurance plans available to our alumni through the GGU Alumni Association insurance program. Please contact Kelly Law, Regional Director of Business Development at with any questions regarding the N.E.A.T Alumni Insurance Program.

GGU Law alumni share a thriving network and numerous benefits:
  • Networking receptions, awards ceremonies, auctions, reunions, and other gatherings, including the State Bar Reception, and biannual Swearing-In Ceremonies
  • Reduced-cost MCLEs
  • Free use of the Law Library for the first two years after graduation; $25 per year thereafter
  • Professional membership opportunities, including the Law School Consortium Project (LSCP), a Bay Area network that links and provides benefits to private practice attorneys who serve low and middle-income clients
  • Tuition savings on individual law classes
  • A complimentary subscription to Golden Gate Lawyer
  • A complimentary subscription to GGU, the University's alumni magazine



  • Career counseling in person and over the telephone
  • Subscription to LCDonline job posting site
  • Access to Law Career Development books, videotapes, and computers
  • Resume and cover letter review
  • Job search resources, including workshops


For information, visit Law Career Development or e-mail