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Alumni

Welcome Home!

All Washington College alumni are members of the WC family, and the Alumni Relations Office is here to make sure you’re taken care of like family. Whatever you need, you can find it here. And if you can’t find it, let us help.

When you can’t make the trip back to Chestertown, visit us online for all the latest news about what’s happening on campus, what your alumni chapter is planning, and what’s new with your professors and classmates. And watch your email for the monthly Word From Washington e-newsletter!

Your Alumni Benefits

Use of Career Center services. The Center for Career Development offers WC tools and help for professional development and job searches. This is a life-long service offered to graduates of WC. Services include one-on-one counseling, resources for professional development, workshops, and job boards.

GeorgeConnX. Sign up for a free account on GeorgeConnX, WC’s online platform for professional networking, mentorship, and job searching. You can provide services, such as mentoring current students, or receive services, such as networking with other alumni, job searching, and more.

Online class series. WC faculty/staff and fellow alumni periodically offer you exclusive online/virtual classes on a variety of topics.

Penn Club membership. As an alumnus, you and your family are eligible for an affiliate membership to the Penn Club in New York City and its sister clubs.

Use of WC facilities. For an additional fee, you and your family can access campus athletic facilities, including the Johnson Fitness Center, Casey Swim Center, Cain Gym, and fitness classes.

Domestic and international trips. Lead by WC faculty, alumni trips offer exclusive opportunities several times a year for you to travel the world. Some recent options included Ireland, Cuba, and the American Southwest.

Free chapter membership. When a geographic alumni chapter exists near where you live or work, you are automatically considered a member. Chapters hold several events a year, including WC traditions (toasts to George), outings (brewery tours, baseball games), and family-friendly events (trips to the zoo, ice skating). See if there is a chapter near you!

Invitations to events. Attend exclusive events and performances both on campus and around the nation/world. These can include talks, demonstrations, parties, and theatrical performances.

Reserve Alumni House. Reserve the Alumni House for your next celebration or private event, free of charge as long as it falls within the College’s acceptable uses. Facility use is based on availability and type of event.

Special events. Other campus venues may be perfect for your next special event, including weddings, company retreats, camps, and more. For more information or to reserve a space, .

Lifetime membership in Alumni Association. All WC alumni are automatically considered a part of the Alumni Association with representation on the Alumni Board and other committees. This opens pathways for you to volunteer for WC in numerous capacities and be a part of shaping the future of Washington College. Update your information so we can stay in touch!

Monthly alumni e-newsletter. All alumni who have a valid email and have opted to receive emails from WC receive an alumni e-newsletter with upcoming events, news, and messages from key staff, faculty, and alumni.

Washington College Magazine. This bi-yearly printed magazine provides an in-depth look into College news, features, class notes, and more. The magazine can be accessed easily online.

Request a transcript. Need your College transcript? Make use of WC’s online Registrar system.

Access the Archives. Want to find that photo from the 1970s? Items from the College Archives are available digitally and free of charge.

Check your WC email. Access your washcoll.edu email account anytime.

WC license plates. Residents of the state of Maryland can request a Washington College license plate through the MVA. For forms and more information, contact Trish Hamilton at .

WC gear. Show your WC pride with gear from the College Bookstore

 

Making a Difference

Give back in a way that reflects your values by supporting what matters most to you, be it tuition aid for students in need, support for faculty, a boost for your favorite athletic team, or help with programs and the causes you care about. Support every student’s educational experience beyond what tuition pays for by giving to The Washington Fund, which shapes the quality of life on campus, day in and day out, from scholarships, to athletics equipment, to photo-worthy campus landscapes.