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Alumni FAQs

See answers to frequently-asked questions below. Can’t find the information you need? Contact the Office of Alumni Relations at alumni@holycross.edu or (508) 793-2418. 

General

How can I connect with Holy Cross alumni in my city?

Regional Clubs are a great way to stay connected with Holy Cross and meet local Crusaders in your own backyard.

How can I get in touch with a former classmate/friend? 

Search the Holy Cross Alumni Online Directory (login required) »

How can I stay up-to-date on alumni events and opportunities? 

Follow us! You can find The Office of Alumni Relations on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Also, watch your inbox for the "HC Advantage" newsletter sent every six weeks. It highlights upcoming events, career development, education, and travel opportunities exclusive to you as a Holy Cross graduate.

How do I update my contact information/submit a Class Note?

Let us know about changes of address, biographical updates and other exciting news in your life »

How do I submit a photo to the Holy Cross Magazine? 

See the submission guidelines here »

How do I obtain a copy of my transcript?

Requesting a transcript is easy, fast and FREE »   If you would like to download an unofficial transcript (available to classes 2006 and younger), click here>>.

How may I get a replacement diploma? 

A replacement diploma may be obtained through the Registrar's Office. The fee is $25 (payable by check or money order to: College of the Holy Cross) and must be accompanied by a signed statement requesting the replacement diploma. Mail to: Office of the Registrar, College of the Holy Cross, 1 College Street, Worcester, MA 01610.

Can alumni participate in College retreat programs?

Retreats are open to alumni and spouses and are held at the beautiful Joyce Contemplative Center »

How can I get married at Holy Cross?

Congratulations! Let us help you plan the perfect wedding day - from ceremony to reception »

How do I notify Holy Cross of the death of an alumnus/a?

Please email our office with the information, including a link to an online obituary if possible.

Can I order a yearbook?  

You can find digitized copies of many past editions of The Purple Patcher. For information on the current academic year edition, email patcher@g.holycross.edu

I'm planning a visit to Holy Cross, is lodging available on campus?

On-campus accommodations are not available; however, there are many lodging options in the Worcester area »

How can I get Holy Cross apparel and other merchandise?

Get all the latest Holy Cross merchandise and show your Purple Pride »

How do I get tickets to a sporting event?

Contact the Athletics Ticket Office for more information »

Is it possible to obtain a Mass card?

Yes; call the Chaplain's Office at (508) 793-3077.

How do I find out about applying to Holy Cross?

Visit the Admissions Office for more information »

How do I find out my "Constituent ID?"

To obtain your Constituent ID, send an email to alumnionline@holycross.edu. In your request, please include your full name at graduation, class year, and major to confirm your identity.


Events

When is Reunion?  

Reunion Weekends typically take place the two weekends following Memorial Day weekend.  In 2018, Reunion Weekends will be June 1-3 (5th-25th), June 8-10 (30th-65th, Purple Knights), June 7-10 (50th).

Where can I find the Reunion registration and schedule?   

Reunion registration and the weekend schedule is typically available on the website by March 1.

When is Homecoming?  

Each year, the Holy Cross Alumni Assocation (HCAA) hosts a Fall Homecoming and a Winter Homecoming. Dates and schedules can be found on the website »

How can I find out about events in my city or region?   

Check out our Alumni Events Listing for up to date information »


Giving

How do I make a donation to Holy Cross?  

There are many ways to support Holy Cross through our giving programs »


Volunteering

I'd like to volunteer in other capacities for Holy Cross.  How do I do that?   

The College offers countless opportunities for lifelong involvement »


Career Development

How do I access the Career Advisor Directory?  

The Career Advisor Directory is available here (registration and login required) »

How do I find out about career resources for alumni?  

Explore Holy Cross Alumni Career Development »

How do I search for job postings?

Job postings can be found here »

How do I post a job?  

Alumni may post positions directly here (registration and login required) »  Non-alumni and alumni not wishing to register may submit job postings to alumnicareers@holycross.edu 

I'd like to be a mentor to fellow alumni or current students. How do I do that? 

Let us know! Simply fill out this form »

I'd like to help current Holy Cross students explore career choices. How do I do that?

Reach out to the Center for Career Development »

I missed a career development webinar; are they recorded? 

Yes; you can access recordings of our entire webinar series here »