Join the GAA

Career. Community. Connection.

Your Alumni Association is your one-stop resource for life after Carolina. With member access to the GAA’s Carolina Alumni Nation of 329,000+ 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:

  • One year of unlimited consultations with our career coach by phone, email or in person
  • Exclusive access to career webinars
  • 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
  • Purchases at Brooks Brothers
  • Diploma frames at UNC Student Stores and Johnny T-shirt

Take advantage of services and special savings that will help you make a successful shift from student to alumnus. Special rates available for new grads.  Join online or call Katie Thore ’15 at (800) 962-0742.

Become a GAA life member and save $50. 

Use a convenient, affordable payment plan to receive a lifetime of valuable perks and access to a vast network of supportive Carolina alumni. Join before graduation, and class of 2020 life members can pick up a Tar Heel for Life gift bag at the Alumni Center that includes a stainless travel mug, leather padfolio, an alumni koozie, an Old Well key ring and more.

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

Only $30/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 2020 auto-renewing members receive Carolina tech stickers to decorate your phone, tablet and laptop.

Point of Contact

Katie Thore '15
Coordinator of Membership Services Annual Membership Processing
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Katie graduated from UNC in 2015, and we call her lucky as her Carolina memories are so very fresh. Katie enjoys the adventurous side of life including traveling and hiking but she likes to kick back too and watch a documentary or work on that next puzzle (or both at the same time). You’ll find her cheering on our beloved Tar Heels any chance she gets. Rah, rah, Carolina!