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As a Jefferson graduate, you have access to many valuable services. Explore our alumni resources for career and lifelong learning, gym memberships, library access, and more.

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Services

Career Resources

Alumni can use Handshake, an online career management system, to post resumes, search for jobs, and register for career fairs and workshops. The Marianne Able Career Services Center on the East Falls Campus provides many resources and services for Philadelphia University alumni. The Career Development Center on the Center City Campus serves alumni of the Jefferson Colleges of Health Professions, Life Sciences, Nursing, Pharmacy and Population Health. 

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Jefferson Alumni Scholarship

Thomas Jefferson University is excited to announce the Jefferson Alumni Scholarship. This scholarship opportunity is available to any Jefferson, Textile, or Philadelphia University graduate who is admitted to a graduate degree or certificate program or second bachelor degree program for the Fall 2020, Spring 2021, or Summer 2021 terms. The scholarship is available for programs in most Jefferson colleges, with a few exceptions noted below.

The Jefferson Alumni Scholarship is offered in the form of a 25% tuition reduction for the duration of the program. To be eligible for this opportunity, please be sure to note that you are an alumna/alumnus on your application for admission.

Questions? Contact Graduate Admissions at enroll@jefferson.edu or 215-951-2800.

  • Programs excluded from the Jefferson Alumni Scholarship: Perfusion & Extracorporeal Certificate, Physician Assitant Studies, Occupational Therapy (all entry-level programs), Physical Therapy, Jefferson College of Nursing programs, Jefferson College of Life Sciences PhD programs, Jefferson College of Population Health PhD programs, and Sidney Kimmel Medical College programs.

Campus Resources

Visit the Scott Memorial Library (Center City Campus) or Paul J. Gutman Library (East Falls Campus) to explore our University Archives and Special Collections. You can also view items online in our digital collections, including Sidney Kimmel Medical College yearbooks.

Scott Memorial Library

1020 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Alumni can access the Scott Memorial Library and will be required to present a Photo ID Card to access the library.

  • How to Obtain a Photo ID Card: Visit the Photo ID Center in the Jefferson Bookstore at 1009 Chestnut Street. Your free card will be printed and ready to use in a matter of minutes and will only provide you with access to the Scott Memorial Library.

For more information, please contact:

Paul J. Gutman Library

4201 Henry Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144

If you wish to gain entry to the Gutman Library and exercise book borrowing privileges, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 215-951-2850 to request an Alumni Card. The University’s online databases are not available to alumni and the Library is unable to provide general access to computers, the Internet, or software applications. There is a computer at the Reference Desk reserved for anyone who wants to search the library catalog. Click here for more information.

Get your official Jefferson and Rams gear from the Jefferson Campus Store. You can order online or visit one of their two locations:

  • East Falls Campus
    The Kanbar Campus Center
    4201 Henry Ave.
    Philadelphia, PA 19114
  • Center City Campus
    1009 Chestnut St.
    Philadelphia, PA 19107

Alumni can purchase a membership to the Jefferson Recreation & Fitness Center located in Jefferson Alumni Hall, 1020 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107.*  When you purchase a membership to the Jefferson Recreation & Fitness Center, you will be required to present a Photo ID Card. A visitor membership is also available for $10 per visit and also requires the presentation of a Photo ID Card.

  • How to Obtain a Photo ID Card: Visit the Photo ID Center in the Jefferson Bookstore at 1009 Chestnut Street. Your free card will be printed and ready to use in a matter of minutes and will provide you with access only to the Jefferson Recreation & Fitness Center and the Scott Memorial Library.

For more information, please contact:

*At this time, alumni cannot be granted access to the Gallagher Center's fitness and recreation facilities on the East Falls Campus. Access is granted only to current members of the East Falls Campus community.

Philadelphia University alumni may qualify for a special group discount on auto, home, and renters insurance through Group Savings Plus from Liberty Mutual. With Group Savings Plus, you can enjoy the ease and convenience of paying your premiums through checking account deductions with no down payment or finance charges. You’ll also enjoy fast, easy round-the-clock claims service and a variety of discounts including multi-car, multi-policy, safe-driver, passive restraints and anti-theft device discounts. See for yourself how much you could save with Liberty Mutual compared to your current insurance provider.

To learn more visit libertymutual.com/PhilaU.

A limited quantity of Special Organization Plates is available through the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for both Thomas Jefferson University and Philadelphia University. Jefferson, Textile, and Philadelphia University alumni are eligible to purchase the plates by following the instructions below:

  • Download the PennDOT MV-904SP form:
  • Complete Sections A, D (optional), and E on the form
  • Mail the completed and signed form, along with a check made payable to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for the fees outlined at the bottom of the form, to:
    • Mark P. Turbiville
      Sr. Associate Vice President, Advancement Communications
      Office of Institutional Advancement
      Thomas Jefferson University
      125 S. 9th Street, Suite 600
      Philadlephia, PA 19107
  • The University will complete Sections B and C on the form and remit it with your payment to the Bureau of Motor Vehicles.