Alumni Benefits Guide

Calling all Quakers!

We hope you’ll take advantage of the valuable services and discounts offered to all Penn GSE alumni through a number of partnerships.

Additionally, we encourage you to register and update your QuakerNet profile and contact information so you can remain in the loop of Penn and GSE no matter where your degree takes you.

We hope to see you soon—stay in touch! 


With over 88,000 members (and growing!), QuakerNet helps you leverage the power of the Penn Alumni community through tools like the Alumni Directory, Penn Alumni Career Network (PACNet), Quaker Yellow Pages, and Event Calendar, as well as many other resources for personal and professional growth. It also allows you to create an “” alumni email address.

Stay Connected

Alumni PennCard

Your gateway to all things Penn Alumni! Use your card to take advantage of special discounts and access. Obtain a card in person at the PennCard Center in the Penn Bookstore or via the mail request form.

The Penn Club

Connect with real movers and Quakers!

The Club offers Penn alumni continued connection to fellow alumni and the vast Ivy League network, especially in the New York metro area.

Regional Clubs

Wherever you are, you’re never far from another Penn alumnus or a Penn Club. 

With more than 130 clubs around the world, these regional clubs provide wonderful opportunities for alumni to connect through social, intellectual, and community events.  Learn More.


Connect with classmates, see job postings, and stay up to date. Search Groups for “University of Pennsylvania – Graduate School of Education.”

Alumni Notes

Submit your professional updates for GSE’s Alumni Notes in The Penn GSE Magazine.

Career Services

Penn’s Office of Career Services:

Penn alumni are entitled to a robust and diverse set of tools and services. Visit the Career Services website for a full list of offerings and to find out more about the featured tools below.

  • Career Service Library: 
    Access thousands of books and periodicals relating to a variety of career fields and job search needs.
  • PennLink: 
    Find full-time, part-time, summer, and internship opportunities, as well as access to on-campus recruiting.
  • Career Tools Webinar Series:  
    Stay up to date with the ever-changing job market with tools and tips ranging from work-life balance to utilizing social media to salary negotiations and more.

Lifelong Learning

Library Services

With an Alumni PennCard, you can access the library’s e-resources and digital collections, as well as all resources whenever we are open. By special arrangement, we are pleased to provide access to a suite of library-licensed electronic resources.

Coursera @ Penn

Join thousands around the globe in this new, virtual learning format.


Transcripts are issued by the Office of the University Registrar. To obtain yours, call 215-898-6636 or visit

University of Pennsylvania Press 

The Penn Press offers an alumni discount on its titles. To take advantage, call 800-537-5487 and inform your Penn Press Customer Service staff member of your alumni status.


Free Admission with Alumni PennCard

Access the Morris Arboretum, Penn Museum, and Penn Transit Services.

Penn Alumni Insurance Program

Find a variety of attractively priced insurance products, most of which are available to the Penn community as well as their spouses, domestic partners, children, parents, and siblings. Insurance services include auto, home, life, travel, pet, and more.


Penn alumni are offered discounts with Zip Car, Enterprise Car Rental, Kaplan Test Prep, Philadelphia Theater Company, Annenberg Center, Institute of Contemporary Art, and more!


Penn GSE Alumni Relations

Education Alumni Association

Penn Alumni Relations

Penn Office of Career Services