SF State Alumni Association

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Membership Benefits

Members of the Alumni Association get the following benefits:

See below for additional details, or sign-up for your Alumni Association membership online now.

Library Access

Access to all 23 CSU libraries entitles you to borrowing privileges for the circulating book collection. In the J. Paul Leonard Library at SF State, alumni can use the two-hour computers in the Research Commons, which include common productivity software, and to access online databases and electronic books and journals while in the Library. Membership does not include remote access to those same databases, or an SFSU e-mail account. Some Library collections and services are available only to currently affiliated SF State students, faculty and staff.

Hours for Library spaces and services are available by clicking here. Please visit the Library homepage (www.library.sfsu.edu/) for up-to-date information about library services and click here for additional information on specific services available to Alumni Association members.

Alumni Association members who would like additional access to computers may join Friends of the Library for an additional annual fee of $100 at the Sustaining level or $250 at the Contributing level. See Membership Privileges and Categories on the Friends website.

Multimedia Education Resource for Learning and Online Teaching, (MERLOT)

The Multimedia Education Resource for Learning and Online Teaching (MERLOT) is a program of the California State University, partnering with education institutions, professional societies, and industry, and alumni are invited to: Access Online Journals and Articles Browse the Worldwide Collection of Online Course Curriculum by Language and Subject Area Connect with other educators, K-12 teachers, college and University faculty, education staff and administrators, and librarians

For more information, go to Personal Collections and create your account online.

Medical Insurance Benefits
As an SF State alum, you can take advantage of simplified and worry-free protection when it comes to securing essential auto, homeowners, life and health insurance. This protection is available to you at special member-only rates and discounts through Mercer Consumer, a service of Mercer Health & Benefits Administration LLC:
-Blue Shield Major Medical Insurance
-Short-Term Medical Insurance
-Vision Discount Plan
-Dental Plan
-Long-Term Care
For more information on the plans listed above, please call 1-888-560-2586, or visit the SFSU Alumni Services website.
Auto, Home and Renter's Insurance
Did you know your alumni benefits include a special discounted rate on Car Insurance and Home Insurance from Liberty Mutual? Find out more and get a free quote on Auto & Home Insurance.
Discounts and savings are available where state laws and regulations allow, and may vary by state. To the extent permitted by law, applicants are individually underwritten; not all applicants may qualify.
Career Tools for Job Seekers, Career Changers, and Entrepreneurs
SF State is dedicated to helping you reach your highest career goals. Your Alumni Association membership includes:

Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)* Career Report, providing useful insights into your personality and ideal work style to identify potential best-fit job families and occupations

Online access to a series of career-focused webinar recordings, slides and resource list presented by faculty members in the Department of Counseling

A Student Involvement & Career Center Membership, with access to the Enterprise Computer Lab, job listing binders, career resource library, workshops, career fairs and events, and job postings on GatorJOBS

Invitation to the official Alumni Association LinkedIn Group to discover inside connections and build professional networks with trusted peers

Participation in a resume exchange with help from experienced alumni and parent volunteers
A week's free camping at the Sierra Nevada Field Campus
San Francisco State's Sierra Nevada Field Campus (SNFC) provides a mountain forest setting for environmental education and research. Join the College of Science & Engineering/SNFC alumni chapter and receive a week of free camping in the mountains (on a space-available basis).
Special Offer of Diploma Frames and Gator Gear to Alumni
Show off your purple and gold with a high-tech polo shirt, baseball cap, and a cozy hoodie in the Ultimate SF State Alumni Kit, available with a separate online purchase to you from the SF State Alumni Association.
Click here for DiplomaDisplay! Preserve your achievement and showcase your hard work in one of Diploma Display hand crafted frames. Diploma Display offers several exclusively designed frames, which makes the perfect college graduation gift.
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