Alumnx (plural alumnx)

A gender neutral term in lieu of alumnus or alumna. 

Pronunciation /a'ləm:nɛks

Noun, Adjective

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For nearly 50 years, CalArts alumnx - including those from the former Los Angeles Conservatory of Music and the Chouinard Art Institute - have shaped the arts landscape across the globe!

The alumnx community serves as an extension of the collaborative, innovative, and DIY spirit that’s fostered at CalArts, and the Office of Alumnx & Family Engagement is working to connect and engage community members worldwide through a number of programs and activities.

 To read about our name change (page 64):

Alumnx & Family Engagement Naming

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Events, Benefits, Grants/Funding Opps

Various events and opportunities are announced in The Network, our bi-weekly e-newsletter! If you or a fellow alumnx have not been receiving The Network, you can subscribe to our e-newsletter.

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The Pool: The CalArts Alumnx Magazine

Updates on and from the Alumnx Community

See what's happening with CalArts and the Alumnx Community! 

Issue 1 Spring/Summer 2017

Issue 2 Winter/Spring 2018

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Chapters & Ambassadors: You are Never Far Away from CalArts!

Chapters connect and engage CalArtians in a range of activities around the world. You are always welcome to attend chapter programs, whether you're a native, visitor, or on tour in the region.

Created by alumnx in specific geographic regions, chapters meet to share their love and memories of the school, enjoy events together, and to create, collaborate and connect. Alumnx who run chapters are called leaders, and each chapter has two leaders who co-chair the group.

For those alumnx wishing to represent the CalArtian community whose lifestyle, travel, career, etc. precludes them from committing to a Chapter, we have Alumnx Ambassadors who represent CalArts wherever their adventures take them, whenever they can.

If you would like to volunteer in your area by starting a new chapter, become an Ambassador, or if you would like to join the rockstar ranks of an existing chapter, contact the Alumnx Engagement Office at

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*This is the primary online group. Join this group plus regional group(s) nearest to where you will live, work, tour, and travel after graduation. You are welcome to join all groups!