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Alumni: Services & Benefits


Online services are accessible by registered Alumni Association members and current GGU faculty and staff.


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Online services are accessible by registered Alumni Association members and current GGU faculty and staff.



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 E-mail for Life program is an e-mail forwarding service, which permits users to choose an e-mail address (for example, that never changes. 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. Add or Update Email for Life.

Career services

Alumni have free access to career advising, career management seminars, job search resources and networking opportunities. Visit the Career Services webpage or login to GGU Careers here.


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

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

Visit Financial Aid to download more information, or apply for this tuition grant now by filling out this form. View the many courses GGU has available, and program details and forms here.


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, but on-site access remains free. Interested alumni must complete an Alumni Library Privileges Form and present it to the library. For more information about library services for alumni please visit the Library's Website, including library hours.


GGU alumni are eligible for membership in Patelco Credit Union. Patelco offers a variety of financial services at competitive rates (checking and savings accounts, credit cards, loans, etc.). There is a one-time $10 nonrefundable membership fee charged by Patelco. For information, call 800-358-8228.


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. Please contact Alumni Services for the member password.

MOO Business cards

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. Please note, this offer excludes shipping and is available for first purchases only.


The mission of the Golden Gate University Alumni Association is to foster beneficial connections among alumni, students, faculty, administration and staff as stated in its bylaws adopted in 2005. The GGU Alumni Association board of directors meets several times a year in San Francisco at 536 Mission Street.

GGU Alumni Association bylaws and meeting schedules are posted here to provide GGU alumni an opportunity to participate as at-large members of the Alumni Association. Alumni are welcome to attend Alumni Association board-of-directors meetings and comment or contribute information for consideration by the Alumni Association board of directors.

2013 Alumni Board Meeting Dates

  • Thursday, February 6, 2014
  • Thursday, May 1, 2014
  • Thursday, August 7, 2014
  • Thursday, November 6, 2014

For information about getting involved with the GGU Alumni Association, contactDeanna Bruton, alumni services manager, at 415-442-7824 or may also e-mail GGU Alumni Association board members directly.

  • Daniel L'Abbe (BA 94)
    2013-2015 Alumni Association Board President
    Granite Solutions Groupe

  • Brendan Devlin (JD 07)
    2013-2014 Alumni Association Vice President

  • Dave Iuppa (MBA 86)
    2013-2014 Alumni Association Board Secretary

  • Lindsay Eaton (JD 09)

  • Mohsin Hafeez (BBA 82, MBA 84)
    Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
  • Ed Harris (JD/MBA 10)

  • Richard G. Johnson (DPA 95)

  • Jacob Knutte (MBA 09)

    • Christine LeGrand (MS 06)
      Senior Tax Analyst, Levi Strauss & Co.

    • Therese Martin (MBA 07)

    • Steve Morgan(MBA 90)

    • Ariel Ungerleider (JD/MBA 09)

    Alumni Association Bylaws, Responsibilities & Application