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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!
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.
Take advantage of an array of benefits and services:
- Audit GW courses for $125
- Premium electronic resources through Gelman Library
- Group discounts on auto and renters insurance through Liberty Mutual® and short-term medical insurance
- Zipcar® discounts
- Discounts on alumni events
- And much more...
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 programming is led by a group of dedicated volunteers and we are always looking for more! To join, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
All GW graduates are invited to Alumni Weekend. Help plan your 5th and 10th reunions; e-mail email@example.com.
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).