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We offer a variety of services to assist you after graduation.  All services are available to you for 6 months after graduation. After the 6 month period, you can continue to receive services by: 1) becoming a member of the CSUSM Alumni Association; or 2) opt for fee-based services.

Directions on how to use Handshake for your first time as an alumni:

  1. Sign up for a membership though the Alumni Association if you are past your 6 months after graduation
  2. Once you receive an invite, you can log into Handshake as an Alumni
  3. Complete your profile: This is also where you can add documents such as your resume/cover letter.

Forgot your Password?

Please use the "Forgot your Password" feature on the Handshake Alumni login page to have a new auto-generated password emailed to you.

Posting a Position for Current Students and Alumni

If you are interested in posting a position for current students and alumni, please proceed to the EMPLOYER section.