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Alumni Career Resources

York College is Here to Help Our Spartans for Life

After you graduate, York College is still here for you and invested in your lifelong growth. From professional development to unexpected changes in employment status to exploring new career fields, here are a few ways that YCP is here to help:

  • Lifetime access to the Career Development Center including resume reviews and mock interviews
  • Resources for learning about a new topic or skill
  • Benefits for alumni returning to York College for a graduate program
  • Insurance benefits with a special discount, just for being an alumnus/a
  • Network with alumni through the LinkedIn York College of PA Alumni Group

Explore the options below and reach out to us at alumni@ycp.edu if there are other ways we can help. 

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Discounted Graduate Programs

York College's Graduate and Professional Studies is excited to announce new discounted tuition rates exclusively for alumni for select programs within the Graham School of Business and the School of Nursing and Health Professions.
  • Graham School of Business: Masters of Accounting, Business Administration, Leadership, and Integrated Marketing Communication.
  • School of Nursing and Health Professions: Master of Science in Nursing in one of the following specialities—Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist, Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Educator, and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.

Explore the Resources Offered

  • Grow Your Knowledge & Your Alumni Network

    Your York College education doesn't have to end with graduation. Stay a lifelong learner by participating in different educational opportunities. You can also engage in events and activities that allow you to connect with fellow alumni and grow your personal and professional networks. Here are a few ways you can do so:

    1. Participate in a virtual Coffee & Conversation: Grow your network while enjoying a virtual cup of coffee with current YCP faculty, alumni, and students in your former area of study. Catch up with your favorite professor and dive deeper into hot topics in your field with Spartans around the globe. 

    2. View one of the Webinars for the Curious MindParticipate in live webinars and enjoy previously recorded webinars to grow your knowledge and build your skillset. Are you an expert in your field or looking to expand your resume? Consider hosting a webinar for other alumni on a topic you are knowledgeable about!
    3. Join the YCP Alumni LinkedIn Group to meet Spartans and connect on professional topics.
  • Career Development Center Resources for Alumni

    We are here to assist you with your ongoing career and professional development! The Career Development Center teaches students and alumni the tools and techniques that will help them to be successful in lifelong career planning. As alumni, you can access the resources the Career Development Center offers. Check out the career services website to learn about career counseling and access online resources including cover letter and resume writing help, job and internship resources, credential files, graduate school, and much more.

    DROP-IN HOURS
    Alumni are invited to sign up for a virtual drop-in with the Career Development Center staff every Thursday in June 2020 from noon to 1:00 p.m. to answer your burning career questions. You can sign up for a time slot here.

    RESUME REVIEW
    Get your resume reviewed at any time by the talented Career Development Center staff by submitting a copy to careerdevelopment@ycp.edu!

    SPARTAN CAREER PATH
    Spartan Career Path is York College of Pennsylvania's one-stop-shop for your career management. It provides employers and students 24/7 access to resources, services, job postings, and employer information. All York College students receive an account, which remains active throughout the college experience and continues as an alumnus. Services include:

    Schedule appointments with a career professional
    Access self-assessments and comprehensive Document Library of how-to resources
    View the schedule of workshops and events including career fairs
    Manage and the job search
    Research employers and access their contact information
    Submit resumes for approval
    Virtual Mock Interview Module

    ACCESSING SPARTAN CAREER PATH
    See below for instructions on how you can access Spartan Career Path using your YCP network credentials and single sign-on:

    Go to www.ycp.edu and click on the MyYCP link.
    Click on the LTS icon
    Search for myycp
    There will be many results—click on the link that ONLY SAYS myycp
    You should now see all 30 icons and be able to access Spartan Career Path with the Green/White C

    NEW IN SPARTAN CAREER PATH
    We are now receiving hundreds of 'curated' jobs each week, vastly increasing the opportunities viewable to you in Spartan Career Path through the Spartan Career Path job search. These will also come through in the biweekly Job Blasts that we send to alumni for one year after graduation.

    Remember the EXTENDED JOB SEARCH feature provides access to nationwide and worldwide positions.

    As alumni, you will still have access to the full slate of Career Development resources including appointments, workshops, and career fairs. The schedule for these will be available in Spartan Career Path.

    Appointments can be scheduled through Spartan Career Path and held on the phone—just enter the phone number you would like us to use to contact you in the appointment notes, and send us any relevant documents via email in advance so we can use our appointment time most effectively.

    Please contact the Career Development Center at any time with questions at 717.815.1452 or careerdevelopment@ycp.edu.

     

  • YCP Bookstore Discount

    Alumni are able to purchase clothing and gifts from the YCP bookstore and receive 15% off their order. To activate the discount, visit the bookstore website and enter the promo code ALUM.

    NOTE: This discount cannot be combined with any additional offers.

  • Discounted Graduate Program Tuition Rates

    York College's Graduate and Professional Studies is excited to now offer discounted tuition rates exclusively for alumni for the following graduate programs within the Graham School of Business and the School of Nursing and Health Professions:

    School of Nursing

    Master of Science in Nursing in the following specialties:


    Graham School of Business

     

    View all tuition rates for all graudate programs, including the discounted alumni per credit rate, here.

     

    Attend the upcoming virtual Graduate Program Open House on June 18th from 5:00-6:00 p.m. — Register here.

     

     

  • Special Insurance Rates for Alumni

    Meyer and Associates
    The York College of Pennsylvania Alumni Association sponsors an Alumni Insurance Program as a service to alumni. The program offers a variety of attractively-priced insurance products, most of which are available to alumni, students, faculty, and staff, as well as their spouses, domestic partners, children, parents, and siblings:


    Liberty Mutual
    Liberty Mutual has partnered with York College of PA to offer alumni exclusive savings on quality auto insurance. We also offer discounts such as Multi-Car that could save you even more.* Call 844.879.0570 or visit Liberty Mutual to learn more or get a free quote.

  • Homebuyer Assistance Program

    Alumni Home Buyer Assistance Program - In order to foster homeownership in the York City neighborhood north of the campus and to encourage alumni to make their homes and pursue their careers in the York area, York College provides support for selected graduates to reside in certain designated areas of the City of York close to the College’s campus.

    The terms of the program assist alumni on a one-time basis in the acquisition of real estate to be used as their principal residences in the designated area.  For additional information, please contact Desiree Kile, Executive Assistant, Campus Operations at 717.815.1548 or dkile1@ycp.edu.

    Alumni Home Buyer Incentive Program - Additional Information

    Available properties

  • Schmidt Library Services

    LIBRARY ACCESS UNAVAILABLE WHILE CAMPUS IS CLOSED TO VISITORS DURING COVID-19. BENEFIT WILL RESUME ONCE RESTRICTIONS ARE LIFTED.

    Library services for alumni include complimentary borrowing of print books and DVDs and walk-in use of electronic databases. For library hours and further information, please visit www.ycp.edu/library or call 717.815.1304.

    NOTE: Because of availability and cost, alumni may not use interlibrary loan, color printing, or scanning services.

  • YCP License Plate

    Alumni who are residents of Pennsylvania and Maryland are eligible to order York College of Pennsylvania specialized license plates.  Click on your state below to download the application. Fees and other information are included on the form.

    Pennsylvania

    Maryland: The Maryland license plate is currently being redesigned and not available for purchase. Please check back at a later date for updated information.

Contact Us
Alumni Relations
Mark Rigg, Director of Alumni Relations
Grantley Hall, Room 119
Phone: 717.815.1285
mrigg@ycp.edu

Brigette Allen, Associate Director of Alumni Relations
Grantley Hall, Room 118
717.815.2051
ballen13@ycp.edu

Andrea Jackson, Office Manager
Grantley Hall, Room 117
717.815.6642
ajacks28@ycp.edu

Office email: alumni@ycp.edu

Semester Hours
Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Summer Hours (May-August)
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

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