Young Alumni Network

The Young Alumni Network (YAN) is a program for graduates of the past 10 years who want to start enjoying the privileges of being alumni and maintain their connection to GW.
How Do I Join YAN? If you graduated from GW in the past 10 years, then you are automatically a part of the network—it's free for alumni!

Stay Connected

Connect and share with other members of the Colonial community.
Read the latest news and update your contact info to receive the Colonial Cable, Regional Round Up, and monthly Young Alumni @ GW updates.
Join our young alumni Facebook groups, follow us on Twitter, connect with fellow alumni professionals through LinkedIn, and more.
Keep in touch with friends from past student organizations or meet new alumni with shared interests through Clubs & Groups.
Keep in touch with Colonials and attend events in your area through our more than 40 Regional Alumni Clubs worldwide.

Access Benefits

Take advantage of an array of benefits and services:

Get Involved

See what’s ahead! View the Young Alumni Network Calendar of Events. You can also check out photo galleries of past events.
Whether you are looking to engage fellow alumni or students, we have an opportunity for you. Mentor through the Career Advisor Network, advise students through the Dinner with Alumni Program, interview prospective students through the Admissions Alumni and Parent Program, volunteer for a Regional Club, and more!
YAN Committees
YAN programming is led by a group of dedicated volunteers and we are always looking for more! To join, e-mail
All GW graduates are invited to Alumni Weekend. Help plan your 5th and 10th reunions; e-mail
Alumni gifts allow the University to provide the best experience to current and future generations of Colonials. GW's oldest giving society, the Luther Rice Society, welcomes young alumni for an annual gift of $250+ (alumni within 5 years of graduation) or $500 (alumni 6-9 years after graduation).

Young Alumni @ GW

Young Alumni Network Calendar of Events

Check out our new DC and NYC Network pages for upcoming events and committee updates.

YAN DC Network

YAN NYC Network

U.S. Regional Alumni Clubs

International Alumni Chapters

"I have a lot of favorite moments from going to school at GW: Being able to watch the State of the Union on TV, then run to the White House in time to watch the Presidential Motorcade drive past, walking into an elevator and being asked by Governor Tom Ridge how to find a room, standing on the roof of E Street and watching Marine One take off."

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