Our cal u alumni

Every graduate of PennWest California is a valued member of our alumni community.

Whether you graduated from California State Teachers College, California State College or PennWest California, we invite you to visit us on campus, engage with our students and stay connected with your alma mater.

We Value Your Success

We take great pride in the accomplishments of our PennWest California graduates. Our alumni roster includes men and women who are national leaders in business, education, science, the arts and the military. From teaching to technology, social services to sales, our PennWest California graduates are making a difference in their communities every day.

The success of our 57,000 living alumni inspires us to continue providing a world-class education to current and future students, so they can follow in your footsteps someday.

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Community members keep in touch, so let us hear from you! Help us update our records so we can keep you informed about campus news and alumni events.

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Events and Reunions


PennWest California graduates hold regular get-togethers on campus and at locations across Pennsylvania and around the country. Get details about Homecoming, class reunions and other alumni events.

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Get Involved


Your California experience made a difference in your life. Now you can "pay it forward" by making a donation, mentoring students, sharing your expertise or offering an internship.

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Services for Alumni


Order a transcript, find discounts for PennWest California graduates, or see how the Career and Professional Development Center can help you advance your career, attend a job fair or mentor a student.

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Vulcan Gazette


Read "The Vulcan Gazette," an online newsletter especially for PennWest California graduates. Sign up to receive the latest news and details about alumni events.


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PennWest California Alumni Association


Every PennWest California graduate is a member of the Alumni Association, which supports the University's interests, expands awareness of PennWest California and awards annual scholarships to PennWest California students.

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Foundation for California University of Pennsylvania


The Foundation for California University of Pennsylvania, incorporated in 1986, is proud to support the mission and goals of the University and its students. 


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Give to PennWest California


Your gift can change a student’s life or support a PennWest California program that holds special meaning for you. See how you can make a real difference for our students and our University





Office of Alumni Relations

Phone: 724-938-4418
Fax: 724-938-4327

Mailing Address:
PennWest California
250 University Ave., Box 89
California, PA 15419