Ol Spart, a green boulder covered in alumni signatures, sits in the center of campus.

Alumni Benefits

York College remains invested in your success long after you cross the stage at graduation. Alumni have access to professional development resources, networking opportunities, and much more. 

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Supporting Spartans for Life

York College alumni have a wealth of resources available to help grow your career, establish industry connections, reconnect with classmates and faculty, learn new skills, and more. The College also offers discounted alumni rates for a variety of courses, services, and products. As a Spartan alum, your benefits include:

  • Discounted Graduate Program Tuition
  • Career Development Center Lifetime Access
  • Schmidt Library Services Lifetime Access
  • Networking and Social Events
  • Insurance Discounts
  • Workshops and Webinars
  • YCP Alumni LinkedIn Group Access

Career Resources and Networking for York College Alumni

Earn an advanced degree or specialized certificate — with discounted tuition.

York College offers a variety of graduate-level programs, including master's degrees, doctorates, and professional certificates. As a YCP alum, you are eligible for a discounted tuition rate in many of these programs.

View Graduate and Professional Programs Tuition and Fees for information about specific program rates.

View All Graduate Programs and CertificatesLearn About Graduate AdmissionsView Tuition, Fee & Discount Information

Keep an eye out for events and activities where you can grow your professional network, reconnect with faculty and classmates from your time at York College, and meet a new generation of young professionals. 

Events range from virtual experiences — like Coffee & Conversation meet-ups and skill-building webinars — to in-person activities like the annual Alumni Golf Outing, Alumni Hiking Club, and regional gatherings in an area near you. 

You are also invited to join the YCP Alumni LinkedIn Group, a virtual community where York College alumni can share life updates, career opportunities, and more.

View Upcoming Alumni EventsJoin the YCP Alumni LinkedIn Group

Receive a lifetime of support from York College's professional development experts.

The Career Development Center offers lifetime access to York College alumni. You can make an appointment to discuss topics like:

  • Job searching
  • Résumés and interviewing
  • Making a career change
  • Preparing for graduate school
  • Networking

Handshake — a Platform for Career Success

As a YCP alum, you also have access to Handshake, a platform where you can explore employers, job listings, recruitment events, and career development resources. Follow the steps below to claim your Handshake account and log in. 

  • Visit ycp.joinhandshake.com — The page should display "York College of Pennsylvania" above the email field.
  • Register a New Account — To sign up for an account, you will be prompted to register with your .edu email address, and then asked to add your school. However, if you no longer have access to your .edu address, you may simply register using a personal email and select York College of Pennsylvania from the dropdown menu.
  • Create a unique password for your account and agree to Handshake's Terms of Service.
  • Fill in your demographic information and finish creating your account. 
  • Confirmation Email — A confirmation email will be sent to the email address where the account is registered. You must click the link in the email to confirm and use your account.
  • Note: Your account will display as "Pending" until a Career Development staff member approves it. You may be contacted to verify alumni information.

For more information, contact the Career Development Center at 717.815.1452 or careerdevelopment@ycp.edu.

Visit the Career Development Center

York College alumni have access to the Schmidt Library on campus during regular operating hours, including complimentary borrowing of print books and DVDs, as well as walk-in use of electronic databases. 

For more information and access to digital resources, visit library.ycp.edu or call 717.815.1304.

Note: Due to availability and cost, alumni may not access interlibrary loan, color printing, or scanning services.

View Library Hours and Resources

Discounts and Special Offers for York College Alumni

15% Off T-Shirts, Tumblers, Pennants, and More!

Purchase clothing and gifts from the Spartan Store with an alumni discount and receive 15% off your order. To activate your discount, visit the Spartan Store website and enter the promo code: ALUM

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

Visit the Spartan Store

Graduate and Professional Program Tuition Discount

York College alumni are eligible for discounted tuition in many of YCP's Graduate and Professional Studies programs. Whether you're interested in pursuing a master's degree to advance your career or earning a certificate to enhance your skill set, York College has opportunities available to support you through a lifetime of learning. 

View Graduate and Professional Programs Tuition and Fees for information about specific program rates.

Alumni Association Scholarship

The Alumni Association Scholarship is an opportunity for students who have a relative (parent, grandparent, sibling, spouse, stepparent, etc.) who is a York College alum. To be eligible, scholarship applicants must have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 and be enrolled in their first degree program.

For more information, please contact alumni@ycp.edu or call 717.815.6642.

View Graduate Program Tuition DiscountLearn More | Alumni Association Scholarship

Special Insurance Rates for York College Alumni

YCP Alumni Benefits Program

Providing real benefits to help you secure the coverage you need since 1996.

Contact our administrator at Meyer and Associates:

Insurance Products
  • Auto
  • Home and Renter's
  • Life
  • Accidental Death
  • Travel
  • Long-Term Care
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Critical Illness
  • Accident
  • Hospital Indemnity
  • Pet
  • Identity Theft
  • Small Business
  • Medicare Supplemental
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 — Customized, confidential, no-cost guidance from licensed insurance advisors

Most options are available to York College alumni, students, faculty, and staff — as well as their spouses, domestic partners, children, parents, and siblings.

Liberty Mutual

York College of Pennsylvania partners with Liberty Mutual to offer alumni exclusive savings on quality auto insurance. Discounts like Multi-Car are available to help save even more. 

Contact Liberty Mutual for a free quote:

Alumni who are residents of Pennsylvania and Maryland are eligible to order York College of Pennsylvania specialized license plates. If you are interested in ordering a YCP plate, please contact Alumni Relations at alumni@ycp.edu.

Alumni Relations Staff

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Michelle Shellenberger
Michelle Shellenberger
Director, Alumni Relations
Alumni Relations
Christina Herman
Christina Herman
Assistant Director, Alumni Relations
Alumni Relations
Andrea Jackson
Andrea Jackson
Assistant Director of Development Events