As a USJ graduate, you are — and always will be — an important member of the USJ community.
The University of Saint Joseph Alumni Association is represented on the University’s Board of Trustees and is overseen by the Alumni Council. We hope you will stay connected, return to campus for events and enjoy these alumni benefits.
Be the bridge between alumni and the University.
The USJ Alumni Council represents the interests of all alumni by promoting the spiritual, intellectual, cultural and financial growth of the University.
2019 – 2020 Alumni Association Executive Board & Council
- President: Mary Dillon Dickerson ’89, P’15, P’16
- Vice President: Antonella T. Maccarone ’98, M’11
- Secretary: Brianna Reney ’14, M ’15
- Chair – Alumni Engagement Committee: Michelle Cutrali ’97
- Chair – Distinguished Alumni Awards Committee: Rita Bayer ’05
- Chair – Nominating Committee: Mary Justine Hockenberry ’15
- Representative – Alumni Club of Fairfield: Susan Conti Root ’68
- Promotes unity among alumni
- Encourages communication between alumni and the University
- Provides opportunities for personal growth and leadership development
New Graduates – Welcome
As new graduates, you are joining an alumni network of more than 16,000. All graduates belong to the Alumni Association, whether they were students in The Women’s College, The Program for Adult Learners, The Graduate Studies Program, or the School of Pharmacy. We hope that, as alumni, you will continue to share your ideas and professional expertise to benefit our current students, fellow alumni, and the University.
Consider the University of Saint Joseph a lifelong resource and enjoy the benefits of Alumni Association membership.
Take full advantage of your USJ alumni status.
As a USJ graduate, you are – and always will be – an important member of the USJ community. Alumni Association membership benefits include:
- Access to the Career Development Center for career development and management services.
- Auditing of one undergraduate course per semester with tuition waived, for a reduced University service fee. Additional information may be found in the course catalog.
- One-year complimentary membership to The O’Connell Athletic Center following graduation, and discounted membership after one year.
- The use of meeting and event rooms at a special alumni rate.
- Pope Pius XII Library services (borrowing up to four items at one time).
- Reduced ticket prices to select performances at The Carol Autorino Center for Arts & Humanities.
- Access to the IT Network Center during normal business hours.
- Access to a campus email address.
- The Alumni Insurance Program, which can save you money with group rates on health insurance plans. Call American Insurance Administrators at 800.922.1245.
- Auto, home, and renters insurance special group rates from Liberty Mutual. Call 800.524.9400.
- Priority status for your child’s acceptance into The School for Young Children. Call 860.231.5560.
Clubs & Committees
Join the fun. Join an alumni club or committee.
USJ offers a variety of opportunities for alumni to get involved and stay connected.
Our clubs and committees include:
- Recent Alumni Committee: Did you graduate from USJ in the last 10 years? We need you!
- Graduate Alumni Committee: Join other USJ graduate program alumni in this rewarding group.
- Distinguished Alumni Award Committee: Help review nominations and select recipients of this prestigious award.
- Fairfield Club: This is the longest-standing regional group in the Fairfield, CT area.
- Reunion Committee: Are you celebrating a reunion this year? Please contact us to be a part of the Reunion Committee.
How do I become a member of the alumni association?
All graduates of Saint Joseph College and the University of Saint Joseph are members of the alumni association. We do not collect annual dues. All alumni can take advantage of our alumni benefits.
What are the alumni benefits?
Alumni benefits can be found here.
I’ve moved. How do I let the University know my new address?
What do you use my contact information for?
Contact information is used to inform alumni of upcoming events, announcements, solicitations. We do not sell contact information to third parties. All contact information is saved in our database.
Contact information is shared within the Institutional Advancement Office, USJ student workers, and alumni volunteers. There have been certain circumstances that contact information is shared with other USJ offices, such as Career Development, Student Affairs, and Academic Programs.
How do I obtain contact information for a fellow alum?
Please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at [email protected] or 860.231.5364 with the name of the alumna/us you wish to reach out to. A member of the alumni team will reach out to the alumna/us first and ask his/her permission and follow up with you.
I know of an alumna/us that has passed away, who do I tell?
If you hear of an alumna/us or family member of an alumna has passed, please contact Rachel Scully at [email protected] or 860.231.5447. Rachel will be able to add the person to our annual Chapel Bells lists.
I need proof of graduation (transcript and/or diploma). What do I do?
If you need proof of graduation, please visit usj.edu/registrar and scroll down to forms. There are multiple forms available for more undergraduate and graduate alumni/students. That list includes “Request a Transcript” and “Diploma Replacement Request” forms. If you have any questions, please contact the Registrar’s Office at [email protected] or 860.231.8396.
Where is the alumni relations team located?
Alumni Relations Team is located on the 2nd Floor of Mercy Hall in the Institutional Advancement wing.
How do I stay connected/hear about alumni events?
There are a few ways to stay connected, sign up for our alumni newsletter which goes out the first Wednesday of each month. To do so, please visit usj.edu/alumninewsletter. Also, make sure to follow us on Facebook at Facebook.com/AlumniUSJ. Lastly, updating your contact information to ensure we have the correct phone number, email, and address for you. To do that, click here.
If you are interested in joining the leadership of the Alumni Council, promoting unity among alumni, or encouraging communication between alumni and the University, please contact us.
Office of Alumni Relations & Annual Giving
Location: 1st Floor Mercy Hall
Email: [email protected]