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Career. Community. Connection.

Transitioning from student to alumnus/alumna is a big step. We know, and we want to help.

Your Alumni Association is your one-stop resource for life after Carolina. With member access to the GAA’s Carolina Alumni Nation of 342,000+ former students – it’s a network like no other.

Plan for life beyond your Carolina days. Join your General Alumni Association.

Every GAA membership provides valuable resources:

  • Unlimited consultations for three years with our career coach for Class of 2021 new grads who maintain a GAA membership
  • GAA’s Online Alumni Directory of UNC alumni
  • Subscription to our award-winning Carolina Alumni Review magazine
  • Priority invitations to fun events with Tar Heels

Save on:

  • National discounts at your fingertips on the UNC Alumni App
  • Moving expenses with Budget Truck Rental
  • Carolina merchandise at Johnny T-shirt

On top of that, the GAA offers swag and discounts for certain membership levels. Check it out.

Become a GAA life member and save at least $50.

Get the biggest bang for your buck, plus you’ll never have to remember to pay your annual dues. Affordable payment plans provide lifetime access to valuable perks and a vast network of supportive Carolina alumni. Your new member packet will include a Tar Heel for Life yard flag, Class of 2021 This Place print, life tech decals, life member pin, personalized return address labels and Old Well key ring.


Or, save $20 on auto-renewing GAA annual membership for the first three years.

Only pay $30 per year for each of your first three years of membership. (In year four, your membership will start renewing each year at the prevailing rate.) Class of 2021 auto-renewing members receive a Class of 2021 This Place print, personalized return address labels and Carolina tech stickers to decorate your phone, tablet and laptop.

Class of 2021, we celebrate you.

Special rates available for new grads. Become a member online or call Katie Thore ’15 at (800) 962-0742.

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