How to Be an Active Alumni

  1. Discover your benefits
  2. Shop or join our Alumni Business Directory
  3. Volunteer, or be a mentor
  4. Join the Alumni Association Board of Directors
  5. Find a job
  6. Give back
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    1) Join or update your info with the Alumni Association

    Thank you for your continued interest in Century College! Click the button below to join or update your information to activate your Alumni Association membership.

    Once submitted, you will be mailed:

    • Century College Alumni Association welcome packet
    • Century College Alumni Association Member I.D. card* (to access on-campus benefits like the fitness center, library, and other benefits)

*To receive an Alumni I.D. card, you must provide either your former Century College Student I.D. number or the last 4 digits of your SSN in the online form. You may request your former Student I.D. number by phone or in person by providing your Social Security number to the Century College Records Department. Please call 651-779-3299 for assistance. The information provided will not be shared with any outside organization.

2) Follow us on social media

Alumni Facebook page

Main College Facebook page




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    3) Share your story

    Century College transforms lives through innovative, rigorous, and compassionate education. You came here to discover what’s next – now, share your triumphs with us, and tell us how Century has helped you transform your life!

4) Read our Alumni E-newsletter

Receive notice about Alumni Association news, events, and discounts with the Century College Alumni E-newsletter.

  • 5) Join our private online networking site

    This private online network is just for Century alumni, including Lakewood, 916 AVTI and Northeast Metro Technical alumni!

    Log-in now to create your profile and get familiar with the exciting features. Creating your profile is as easy as syncing with Facebook or LinkedIn!

    As soon as you log-in, you can:

    • Use the alumni map to find and connect with alumni anywhere around the world
    • View our job opportunities or post your own
    • Create or join one of the many groups based on experience or interest
    • Find or serve as a mentor
    • Join or organize your own alumni events, and so much more!

    You don't need to be an official Alumni Association member to join the online network. Share the news with your fellow alumni friends and family and Join Today!

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    6) Attend an alumni event

    Meet up with old friends or make new ones at various networking and social events for alumni. Come back to campus for educational and cultural events, and to support our sports teams (Go Wood Ducks!)

7) Nominate an Outstanding Alumni

The Outstanding Alumni Award honors a former student of Century College, Lakewood, 916 AVTI or Northeast Metro Technical College, who exemplifies excellence in one or more of the following categories: leadership in school, leadership in the community, lifelong learning, noteworthy accomplishments, inspirational behavior/actions, and overcoming obstacles.

To nominate an alum for the Outstanding Alumni Award, please complete the nomination form. Current employees of Century College are not eligble for nomination.

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    9) Shop or join our Alumni Business Directory

    The Alumni Business Directory is provided as a service to support our alumni-owned businesses, products, and service providers.

    Alumni from Century, Lakewood, 916 AVTI and Northeast Metro Technical may submit a business, service, or product to the directory, and may choose to extended discounts to fellow alumni.

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    White Bear Area Emergency Food Shelf Volunteers

    10) Volunteer, or be a mentor

    All alumni of Century, Lakewood, 916 AVTI, and Northeast Metro Technical are encouraged to join our private online alumni network to keep and touch and to continue learning from one another. Learn about other one-time volunteer events or continuous mentoring opportunities on our Volunteer Opportunities page.

11) Join the Alumni Association Board of Directors

A volunteer Board of Directors comprised of alumni, community leaders, faculty, and staff governs the Century College Alumni Association (CCAA). We select members based on their dedication to strengthening the bonds between alumni and our community while furthering the mission of Century College. Our mission is to mobilize and support current students and alumni through educational, cultural, social networking, and service-related opportunities.

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2019-20 CCAA Board of Directors
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    12) Find a job

    Alumni can access the Career Services center for help with resume development, job search assistance, interviewing techniques, and onsite job fairs. Alumni are also able to search for jobs on Century's College Central Network (CCN), which features job postings by employers specifically looking to hire Century grads, and includes more resources for career advice like podcasts and a weekly email update with tips and trends.

    Alumni can also search jobs posted by peers on our private networking site, Be sure to join our Century College Alumni Group on LinkedIn!

13) Give back

Our alumni are some of Century's biggest supporters. Those who are able to give can choose to do so in a variety of ways - monetary donations, gifts in kind, securities and stocks, and legacy planning. If you are planning a gift, check to see if your company offers a match. Click here to search our database to see if your (or your partner’s) employer will match gifts to higher education or non-profit organizations. The Century College Foundation's secure online giving process has been designed so that you can choose the area you would like your donation to support. All gifts are tax deductible to the extent provided by law.


Andrea Steen
Director of Alumni Relations
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