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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 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 Mind: Participate 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

    The Career Development Center offers lifetime access to career and professional development tools and resources to our alumni! You can make an appointment through Handshake (see registration directions below) to discuss:

    • Job search
    • Career change
    • Graduate school
    • Networking opportunities
    • …and more!

    Handshake Access

    After July 5, 2023, YCP alumni from all graduating classes prior to August 2022 can register for an account in Handshake for 24/7 access to employers, jobs, recruitment events, and Career Development resources. To register:

    • Go to to register your account. The page should display “York College of Pennsylvania” above the email field.
    • To sign up for an account, you will be prompted to register with your .edu email address on the registration page and then add your school. However, if you no longer have access to their .edu address, simply register using a personal email and then select York College of Pennsylvania from the dropdown menu.
    • You will then need to create a unique password for your account and agree to Handshake's Terms of Service. 
    • You will then be prompted to fill in your demographic information. Once your information is added, the account is created, and a confirmation email is sent to the email address with which you registered the account. You must click the link in the email confirmation to confirm and use the account.
    • Your account will show as Pending until a Career Development member approves it. You may be contacted to verify alumni information. 

    Want more information? Please contact the Career Development Center at 717.815.1452 or

  • 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

    YCP Alumni Benefits Program
    Providing real benefits to help you secure the coverage you need since 1996.

    Insurance Products
    Auto, Home & Renters ◦ Life ◦ Accidental Death ◦ Travel ◦ Long Term Care ◦ Long Term Disability ◦ Critical Illness ◦ Accident ◦ Hospital Indemnity ◦ Pet ◦ Identity Theft ◦ Small Business ◦ Medicare Supps

    Financial Services
    › Real Estate Benefits: connect with a network of hand-selected agents—and earn a cash rebate
    › Student Loan Refinancing and Mortgages—with special rates
    › Advisory Services provide customized, confidential, no-cost guidance from licensed insurance advisors

    Most options are available to alumni, students, faculty, and staff, as well as each of their spouses, domestic partners, children, parents, and siblings

    Learn More from Our Administrator
    Meyer and Associates ◦ ◦ 800-635-7801 ◦

    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 Campus Operations at 717.815.1548

    Alumni Home Buyer Incentive Program - Additional Information

    Available properties

  • Schmidt Library Services


    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 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.

    PENNDOT license plate form

    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
Kristen Gurreri, Senior Director, College Development
Grantley Hall
Phone: 717.815.3273

Michelle Shellenberger '89, Director, Alumni Relations
Grantley Hall, Room 122

Office email:

Christina Herman, Assistant Director, Alumni Relations
Grantley Hall, Room 118
Office email:

Andrea Jackson, Assistant Director, Development Events
Grantley Hall, Room 117
Office email:

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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.