Deakin Alumni Community - Frequently asked questions

Who can join the Deakin Alumni Community?
»  All Deakin graduates
»  Former Deakin staff (exceeding two years of service) and
»  Graduates and former staff of any of our 19 antecedent institutions

How much does Deakin Alumni Community membership cost?
Membership is free of charge and provides access to a wide range of events, initiatives and communications nationally and internationally.

How do I join the Deakin Alumni Community?
See Register

How do I update my contact details with the Deakin Alumni Office?
See Update Your Contact Details

What is the Alumni membership card used for?
To access the alumni services and benefits range

Lost Alumni membership card?
If you require a replacement membership card please contact the Deakin Alumni Office as soon as possible for a replacement at

What is an Alumni chapter or network?
A chapter is a group of at least twenty alumni members that have a common interest or focus that form part of a recognised faculty, school, organisation, division or course. A network is a cohort of Alumni members that have a common interest or focus not directly connected to a Deakin Faculty, School or course.

For information about establishing a new chapter or network please contact the Deakin Alumni Office at

Will I keep my Deakin email address after graduation?
No your Deakin email address will be discontinued after graduation so it is important that you use your personal email address.

Can I still access the Deakin Library after I graduate?
Yes Library access is free for Deakin Alumni. See: Deakin Alumni Library membership.

I need a replacement copy of my Academic Transcript. How do I obtain this?
See Replacement Academic Transcripts and Testamurs.

Can I access Deakin JobShop after graduation?
Yes you can for at least one year, but you will need to contact Deakin's JobShop and request and set up temporary access to the JobShop. To apply for temporary access contact the Deakin JobShop.

What letters do I place after my name to indicate my Deakin qualifications?
Visit Deakin Award appellations for a full listing of all undergraduate and postgraduate appellations.

Can Deakin give me the contact details of my old classmates?
This is not permitted under Australian privacy laws. If you are organising an event that you wish to invite fellow alumni members to, please contact the Central Alumni Office.

What are the Deakin Alumni Community Awards?
The Deakin Alumni Community Awards aim to recognise, acknowledge and promote prominent Alumni around the world who have achieved outstanding success within their career or community. Nominations must be submitted to the Deakin Alumni Office. Email for more information

How do I gift money to Deakin?
Please see the Giving to Deakin page

How do I contact the Deakin Alumni Office?
Phone +61 3 9244 6927

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