Take advantage of the time you spent at Columbia College Chicago. As a member of the alumni community, you have access to several benefits.
Office of the Registrar
Haven't received your diploma or need a copy? No problem. Call with or send an email with your name, graduation year, and current address to the following:
Undergraduate and Graduate Degree Requests
Michelle Ferguson | firstname.lastname@example.org | (312) 369-7228
You can now order a copy of your transcripts online! Access detailed information on how to obtain a copy of your transcripts or stop by the Office of the Registrar at:
Request Your New Alumni Card Today
Fill out the online alumni card form to get access to benefits and services including: complimentary access to select campus resources listed below, local business discounts, and other special offers.
The new photo ID alumni cards will begin being made Oct. 1. It is only recommended for alumni to order a new photo ID alumni card if they plan to visit the Chicago campus and use the computer labs.
New photo ID alumni cards WILL NOT be mailed. Alumni photo ID cards are only given to alumni who complete an application and are approved. All applications take 3 – 5 business days to process before alumni can come to the card office to take their pictures and pick up their cards.
Open Computer Lab Access*
Some restrictions and usage limitations do apply. Access is restricted to only the following Open Computer Lab:
Columbia College Chicago Library - 624 S. Michigan Ave.
To access the library you must show your Alumni Card and a valid state ID. If you have not received one, you can obtain an Alumni Card by filling out this form. Forms will take 3 – 5 business days to process.
* Code of Conduct – Alumni shall treat all Columbia staff, faculty, students, fellow alumni, and other visitors to the Open Computer Labs, Library, and/or any space on campus with respect, and shall refrain from engaging in disruptive or otherwise inappropriate behavior. Columbia College Chicago reserves the right to suspend or terminate the aforementioned privileges at any time.
Course Catalogs and Course Descriptions
College catalogs and course descriptions can be obtained on the college's website.
College catalogs from 1925 to 2009 are available in the College Archives. Beginning with the 2010 academic year, the college catalog was only produced in digital format. Catalogs from 2010 to the present are at catalog.colum.edu.