Students & Alumni

Alumni Overview

As a graduate from one of the degree programs at the Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies, you are part of a growing community of intellectually curious and professionally ambitious leaders. Our graduates of degree programs are connected with the broader Georgetown University alumni community, with the School of Continuing Studies and with program-specific alumni services and networking opportunities.

Stay Connected to Georgetown SCS

Stay connected with the Georgetown University Alumni Association. The site includes alumni news and an online directory for graduates of our degree programs.

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Email Forwarding

Set up Georgetown email forwarding to forward email sent to your Georgetown address to go to another email account (i.e. Gmail, Yahoo, Outlook, etc.) You may do this by accessing "Settings" and enabling "Forwarding" through your Georgetown Google Apps account. Follow the steps outlined here. As a reminder, you can keep your email address for life, free of charge. 

Read or download SCS’s 2014-15 Dean’s Report to learn how Georgetown SCS is fulfilling our mission.

Career Development and Networking Opportunities

1. Special SCS alumni rate on select professional certificate programs and courses – To support you in your professional advancement, we are pleased to offer SCS alumni a special 10% tuition rate on select non-credit professional certificate programs and courses, such as viral marketing, leadership presence and project management, offered through SCS’s Center for Continuing and Professional Education (CCPE) and the Institute for Transformational Leadership.

To claim your SCS alumni rate:

Your status as an SCS alum entitles you to the 10% off rate on select programs and courses for life.

2.  Alumni Career Network – The Georgetown University Office of Advancement hosts a number of forums designed to facilitate networking among Georgetown alumni working in a variety of industries. Whether you are looking to learn more about a certain industry, or you are preparing for a career transition, use the Alumni Directory and the Alumni Career Network to establish contact with fellow Georgetown graduates.

3. Other alumni benefits and resources – Georgetown Alumni Online provides a comprehensive list of alumni benefits and resources. Set-up your Alumni Online profile  to gain access to these and other alumni benefits. NOTE: some services must be activated within six months of graduation in order to use them.

Giving Back

The School of Continuing Studies has created a special Dean’s Scholarship fund, which makes a Georgetown education possible for qualified students who demonstrate financial need. We welcome your tax-deductible contribution to the SCS Dean’s Scholarship fund, or to one of three other funds that support the school and university.

Please click here to go to Georgetown SCS’s giving page. We thank you for your support.

Reorder Your Diploma

Lost or damaged you diploma? Visit the University Registrar’s Office and complete a diploma replacement request form.

Alumni Style Guide

Use "alumnus" when referring to a man and "alumni" when referring to a group of men. Use "alumna" when referring to a woman and "alumnae" when referring to a group of women. Use "alumni" when referring to a group of men and women. “Alums” is an informal abbreviation of “alumni,” and should not be used in formal communications.

Anyone who received a degree from Georgetown University is considered an alumnus or alumna, except for honorary degrees. Include the school abbreviation and the last two digits of the person’s graduating year immediately after their name, as in “John Smith (G’12).”

Georgetown and SCS use (SCS’##) for alumni of the BALS program. (G’##) is used for alumni of the MPS, MALS, and DLS programs.

School of Continuing Studies News and Highlights