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Alumni Benefits

CalArts alumni are eligible for a number of benefits and special offerings, which we will update for you here. Former students who have completed at least two semesters at CalArts are considered alumni of the Institute. 

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CalArts Amazon Listmania

Have you been wondering what your fellow alumni have been doing? Check out our CalArts Listmania site on Amazon.com to find books, music and DVDs by other Calartians.

To have your work on Amazon.com considered for the list, please email alumni@calarts.edu with the following information:

  • Your name when you were a student at CalArts,
  • The school/program you attended and dates when you were a student at CalArts,
  • The Amazon.com link (URL) to the work you would like to feature, and
  • Your connection to the work (author, composer, performer, actor, producer, etc.).

23% off Alumni discount on GYST software

GYST, an artist-run company for artists founded by Karen Atkinson (Art BFA 84, Art School faculty), is pleased to offer CalArts students, faculty and alumni its GYST 3.0 software program and artist manual for 23% off the retail price. Just enter the discount code: CPNCIA0701. That means you can get the GYST software for only $99, a $30 discount, if you order online. Developed for visual artists, this database program helps artists keep track of their artwork, costs, tax information, proposals, mailing lists, etc.

CalArts Jazz CD Archive

To celebrate the release of its 20th annual CD, the Jazz Program has launched a new web site where alumni can access the Program's complete archive of recordings from the last 20 years for free. Since 1990, the annual recording of new, innovative work by CalArts students, produced by Capitol/EMI, has become an anticipated event and an established model for other projects like it around the world. Learn more here.

Library Privileges

CalArts alumni are eligible for library borrowing privileges for a one-time fee of $100. To apply, please visit the Alumni Relations office to complete the application. For more information on Libary resources and policies, please visit their site

Information on CalArts Film Services are available here. Details onf reference requests, viewing materials and reproducing materials in CalArts Library are available online as well.

Lifelong E-mail

Email addresses can be considered as electronic calling cards, so show a little Calartian pride with yours. You can receive a lifelong CalArts alumni email address for professional or personal use. Remember, you can forward all of your other Hotmail, Yahoo Gmail or other email accounts to this address. To obtail your CalArts email address, sign up at CalArts Office of Information Technology.

Hotel Discount at the Hyatt Regency Valencia

The Valencia Hyatt offers the CalArts community the special discount rate of $121.00 on their Standard King or Double guest rooms. (Rates are subject to current occupancy & tax.) Amenities include complimentary self parking, access to the 24 hour fitness center and heated outdoor pool and spa.

To make reservations, call 661-678-4082 or log onto the Hyatt's web site and enter 20994 into the CORPORATE/GROUP # box.

Discount REDCAT Memberships

CalArts alumni are eligible for a 20% ($40) discount on REDCAT individual memberships which are normally $50. Artist membership includes:

  • Up to 20% off ticket purchases (up to 2 tickets for each event)
  • 10% discount on REDCAT merchandise and catalogues
  • Monthly e-newsletter
  • Recognition in select printed & web materials
  • Invitations to Gallery opening night receptions
  • 1 membership card

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You can submit your written request for a CalArts transcript in-person, by mail or fax. You may only email your request if you have the ability to scan your signature. Send to Kim Strickland at strickld@calarts.edu    

Last edited by nstark on Apr 02, 2014
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