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Alumni Association

Welcome to the UArts Alumni Association!

Your connection to University of the Arts does not end with graduation. The University of the Arts Alumni Association is your lifelong connection to UArts, serving as the voice of more than 22,000 alumni creatives living worldwide. We’re committed to engaging and supporting the community through a variety of exciting events, services and programs. All graduates of UArts are automatically inducted as new members of the organization. 

You can learn more about the resources, benefits, and opportunities available for alumni, designed to support your personal and professional development and continued connection to the university, other graduates and current students.

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Stay Connected

Update your contact information today and be among the first to hear about valuable alumni resources and exciting opportunities to connect and engage with UArts.

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Receive text messages from the UArts Alumni Association.

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Subscribe to the monthly Edge e-newsletter, which contains information about university-related events, programs, awards, recognitions and other items of interest for alumni, both that are happening on campus and in our creative community.

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Check out Edge, the official magazine of University of the Arts, which is produced annually in the fall. The publication contains articles about new developments in the arts, spotlights on UArts faculty and students, alumni profiles, and class notes.

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Keep up with UArts’ schedule of performances, exhibitions, and showcases—sign up for happening@uarts!

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Attend Events

Explore the amazing performances, exhibitions and more that are open to University of the Arts alumni and the greater community. Alumni events, if held on UArts campus, will be featured here, too. For information about additional alumni programming and regional events, subscribe to the Edge e-newsletter.

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Share Your News

Do you have news to share with the UArts community? We want to hear from you! Send us updates about your career, achievements and personal life, and they could be included in Edge or other UArts communication channels. No update is too small!

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Join UArts Connect

UArts Connect

UArts Connect is our official online community, where students, faculty, staff and alumni can seek or offer professional or creative advice and tips, post or search for jobs, internships or events, promote your news and businesses, and so much more.

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Alumni Small Businesses

Let us know if you are a business owner! It can be a brick-and-mortar location, an Etsy shop or a personal website. It can be anywhere in the world that sells something related to your art discipline—or not at all. Add your business information to the Business Directory on UArts Connect, so we can promote and highlight you and your business.

Alumni-Owned Business Directory
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Career Services

Career Services offers comprehensive resources, a creative-focused job board and individual career counseling tailored to the individual needs of our students and alumni. Find out more about the lifelong professional resources available to you.

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Benefits & Resources

The University of the Arts Alumni Association aims to provide alumni with special rates on essentials such as insurance and Center City hotels, as well as discounts on UArts apparel and more. Membership is free and granted upon graduation.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Interest Form

UArts aims to provide a variety of volunteer opportunities for alumni to support each other, current students and the university. Share your areas of interest to volunteer and support UArts using the form available via the button to the right. When an opportunity aligns with your interests, a representative from the Office of Parent and Alumni Relations will contact you.

Share your Interest

Alumni Council

The Alumni Council represents all alumni to UArts leadership and provides essential feedback and insights. Council members serve as advocates for the university and support UArts’ initiatives to foster alumni engagement, strengthen the UArts community, and promote new student enrollment and institutional giving.

Learn more about the Council

Alumni Profiles

Creativity is central to the world’s society, and UArts’ alumni community is made up of graduates working both in and outside of the arts. Check out the success some of our alumni have had after graduation.

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Drew Applegate

BFA '15

Animation (BFA)
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Alex Da Corte

BFA ’05 (Printmaking)

A headshot of Scarlet Estelle Hernandez
Scarlet Estelle Hernandez

BS '16

Music Business, Entrepreneurship & Technology (BS)
Chanel Howard headshot
Chanel Howard

BFA '18

Dance (BFA)
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Olivia Jia

BFA ‘17

Painting (BFA in Fine Arts)
Kevin Korn headshot
Kevin Korn

BM '07

Music - Composition (BM)
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Xenia Matthews

BFA '21

Film (BFA)
Lucas Steele facing the camera in a striped white shirt and black leather
Lucas Steele

BFA 2001

Theater - Musical Theater (BFA)
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Song Aziza Tucker

German Ayala Vazquez Headshot
German Ayala Vazquez

BFA '20

Photography (BFA)
Josiah Wise headshot - Vocal Performance
Josiah Wise

BM '10

Music - Vocal Performance (BM)
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Loveis Wise

BFA '18

Illustration (BFA)
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Make a Gift

To support the next generation of creatives who follow in your footsteps, consider making a gift to UArts today. Every gift, no matter the dollar amount, makes a difference. You can designate your gift to support any area across UArts that is meaningful to you.

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Contact the Alumni Office

Meet the Staff

The Office of Alumni and Parent Relations is located in Hamilton Hall on the corner of Broad and Pine streets and is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Thursday.