Alumni Events

Columbia College is in Chicago, but our alumni are all over the United States. Check out what’s coming up in your area.

Some types of events you can expect:

  • Networking
  • Career development
  • Happy hours and/or mixers
  • Screenings
  • Sports outings
  • location for Columbia College Chicago

    CAAN Connect: Chicago

    Thursday, August 02, 2018 at 06:00 PM

    Please note that the one-on-one meetings are pre-scheduled, so the sooner you register, the higher the chances you have of getting your preferred meetings! Advance registration is required.

    Networking is more than meeting people with a common interest; it’s about meeting the RIGHT people who can help open doors and offer honest tailored insight. But where can you find these individuals?

    Alumni look no further!
    Make incredible insider connections by attending CAAN Connect: Chicago, a night of fast-paced, industry networking. This exclusive event offers Columbia College Chicago alumni an opportunity to get one-on-one time with industry professionals that are normally impossible to meet.

    Who could you meet? Film professionals, advertising executives, creative recruiters and more! Meetings will be scheduled to best suit what you’re looking for or what industry you work in.

    You won’t want to miss this unique opportunity to make industry connections.

    *Industry professionals will be added soon. All are subject to change.

    CAAN Connect: Chicago
    Thursday, August 2, 2018
    6-9 p.m.

    Columbia College Chicago
    Stage Two
    618 S. Michigan Ave., 2nd Floor
    Chicago, IL 60605

    Dress Code: Business attire is required.

    $15 Registration: Includes one-on-one networking meetings with industry professionals, beer, wine, and hors d’oeuvres.

    Don't delay, register today!


  • location for Film Independent

    LA Columbia Alumni Social

    Thursday, August 09, 2018 at 07:00 PM

    Register Today!

    As an alum of Columbia College Chicago, you are invited to an exclusive Columbia Alumni Social hosted at Film Independent. Film Independent is the non-profit organization responsible for the Independent Spirit Awards and the LA Film Festival.

    Join us for drinks, appetizers, and socializing with fellow Los Angeles area alumni. Plus, hear from a few special guests, including:

    • Ashley Hasz '02, Manager of Film Marketing, Amazon Studios
    • Keith Morris '04, MFA '16, International Distribution, Warner Bros.
    • Shari Page MFA '10, Senior Manager of Global Media Makers, Film Independent
    • Kameishia Wooten MFA '08, Delivery Specialist for Original Films at Netflix

    Pre-registration is required.

    Columbia Alumni Social

    Thursday, August 9, 2018
    7-10 p.m.

    $10 Registration includes drinks and bites

    Film Independent

    5670 Wilshire Blvd, 9th Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90036

    Free parking in the Film Independent lot if you arrive after 5:30pm; Film Independent will provide you with validation.

    Please check-in with security to gain access to the event floor.

    Learn more about Film Independent at

    Space is limited. Register today!





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