Alumni Benefits

Columbia University Press

Columbia University Press

The Columbia Alumni Association (CAA) joins with Columbia University Press to bring you good reads - at a discounted price. Columbia alumni get 30% off any CUP title in stock. Use ALUM as the discount code upon check-out (for Columbia alumni use only).

To browse CUP titles and fill your bookshelves, visit

ComputerAlumni Computer Discounts

The Columbia Alumni Association (CAA), in partnership with GovConnection, Inc., now offers Columbia alumni discounted computers and peripherals.

Get competitive computer pricing plus:

– A customized "business to customer" online ordering tool
– Toll-free customer assistance (1-888-661-9390)
– Special access to major computer manufacturers (Lenovo, HP, Toshiba)

Part of each sale benefits CAA, so you can give back while you upgrade. Most products can be shipped to U.S. and Canadian addresses only.

For more information and to order click here.

DodgeAlumni Fitness Discounts

At Dodge Fitness Center, alumni (and qualified family members) memberships are 50% off starting on July 1, 2014. These memberships will contintue until June 30, 2015.  

For rates and additional information, click here.


Insurance: Life, Auto, Home, and Long Term Care

There are several insurance programs available for alumni: 

For information about Group Term Life Insurance, 10 Year Level Premium Group Term Life Insurance and 20 Year Level Premium Group Term Life Insurance, which are underwritten by New York Life Insurance Company (NY, NY 10010) on Policy Form GMR, call the plan administrator at 1-800-223-1147 or click here

For information about programs that help you to purchase discounted Auto, Home, Renters, Liability, and all Personal Lines coverage, please call Liberty Mutual at 1-888-285-9706 or click here.

For information about Long Term Care Insurance, which is underwritten by Genworth Life Insurance Company, click here

Health CardColumbia Alumni Association Healthcare Discount Card

New: Up to 75% savings on prescription drugs and up to 50% on laboratory tests and diagnostic imaging procedures through the new CAA Healthcare Discount Card.

As the price of healthcare grows by the day, the CAA has found a no-cost way to help bring down expenses. The Columbia University Alumni Association Healthcare Discount Card provides discounts at participating locations—up to 75 percent on prescription drugs and up to 50 percent for laboratory tests and diagnostic medical imaging procedures. Alumni and their families and friends can use the card at over 54,000 pharmacies as well as at thousands of laboratories and diagnostic facilities nationwide. Find out more and print your card at

DoctorShort-Term Medical Insurance

Don't risk facing a serious illness or accident without medical insurance coverage. This high-quality, affordable insurance can help fill the temporary needs of alumni who may be without medical insurance after graduation or have temporary gaps in their medical insurance. Learn more.

If you have questions or need assistance in completing the Short-Term Medical application, please call 1-800-277-3323.

Short-Term Medical Insurance is currently not available to residents of Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Vermont, and Washington (state).

Bank of AmericaColumbia and Bank of America

Show your pride with the BankAmericard Cash Rewards™ Visa Signature® credit card for the Columbia Alumni Association, and earn a $100 cash rewards bonus after qualifying purchases with the only card that supports the CAA - with no expiration on rewards.


Earn more cash back for the things you buy most, and earn $100 cash rewards bonus after you make at least $500 in purchases in the first 90 days. 
- 1% cash back on all purchases 
- 2% cash back at grocery stores
- 3% cash back on gas

The 2% cash back on grocery store purchases and 3% cash back on gas purchases applies to the first $1,500 in combined purchases in these categories each quarter. After that, the base 1% earn rate applies to those purchases.

 For information about rates, fees, other costs and benefits associated with the use of this card or to apply, click on APPLY NOW. 

This credit card program is issued and administered by Bank of America, N.A. Under the terms of the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act, Columbia University’s agreement with the card issuer dated February 1, 2012 is available upon request. If you wish to receive a copy of this agreement, please send a request in writing to: Columbia University, Office of Alumni and Development, 622 West 113 Street, MC 4525, New York, New York 10025.