Alumni Services

As a CIA alum, you have lifetime access to alumni services including help with your career and ordering transcripts in order to further your education.

2024 Alumni Exhibition

Cleveland Institute of Art alumni interested in more information on this year's show or in submitting work can visit the 2024 Alumni Exhibition page

Order Transcripts

Looking to go to graduate school? Then you’ll need a copy of your transcripts from the Cleveland Institute of Art. You can request your transcripts through our online ordering site. For more information about transcripts, visit the Registrar's Office webpage.

Update Your Contact Information

Have you relocated or changed contact information recently? We would like to make sure you are staying up-to-date with all of the great things CIA is accomplishing, as well as receive Link magazine and invitations to CIA events. 

You can update your information by filling out the form here.

Career Services

As you progress in your career as an artist or designer, consider tapping into the services of the Cleveland Institute of Art’s Career Center. As a CIA graduate, you can access all of the same resources at the Career Center as you did as an undergraduate student. Get tips on interviewing, networking, resume writing and more.

Be an Alumni Mentor

Join CIA's alumni mentoring network and offer advice to students who are training for careers just like yours! You can sign up on College Central and select the mentoring activities you want to offer and the method by which students can reach you. 

Share Your Alumni News

Have news you want to share with the CIA community? Tell us and we’ll help get the word out: contact the Alumni Office at Find out what fellow CIA alumni have been up to, what’s happening around campus, or share your news in CIA’s Link Magazine, via  

Alumni Discounts

CIA Alumni receive a 10% discount off of Continuing Education classes and a 20% discount off of non-student prices at the Digital Output Center. Alumni can also enjoy access to the Jessica R. Gund Memorial Library, which houses collections specifically developed for the visual artist, designer and craftsperson. We encourage alumni to visit and explore the library.