Our alumni community is 1,000+ strong and consists of leaders in public, nonprofit, and corporate organizations across the world.

Alumni connections are among the most enduring benefits of your UConn education. Your degree from the Department of Public Policy forever connects you with a powerful personal and professional network of fellow Huskies. Find out how to keep in touch with the Department and stay connected to UConn Nation.

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Get Involved with the Department

No matter where you live in UConn Nation, you can grow your professional network and help currents find their own paths. Here’s how you can get involved with the Department of Public Policy:

Alumni Council

The Department of Public Policy Alumni Council helps current and future students see the wide variety of career paths that our graduates take. It also helps DPP alumni connect with their former classmates. Learn more about the DPP Alumni Council.

Alumni Mentoring Network

The DPP Alumni-Student Mentoring Network was developed in response to alumni and student feedback in favor of more engagement and professional opportunities. With a national network of more than 1,000 alumni, UConn DPP alumni represent a wealth of professional experience across the public, nonprofit, and private sectors. Our current students will be lucky to have you as a mentor. Learn more about the Alumni Mentoring Network.

Share Job Opportunities with Students and Alumni

We receive constant appeals for our students and graduates to apply for jobs both locally and nationally. To share career opportunities with the Department and its community, please email We will share these opportunities through our internal listserv and the Department’s LinkedIn account.

Connect on LinkedIn

The University of Connecticut Department of Public Policy manages a group for alumni, students, faculty, and staff, where members can connect with each other and get notifications about the latest job opportunities shared with the Department. Please request to join our private Linkedin group.

Pi Pi Alpha Honor Society

Pi Pi Alpha is the honor society for graduate professional students in public administration and public policy. The purpose of Pi Pi Alpha is to encourage and recognize outstanding achievement and to support graduate public service education. Alumni of the honor society continue to support current students through mentorship. To get involved please contact Catherine Guarino or one of Pi Pi Alpha's current officers/advisors.

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UConn Alumni Events

Whether you’re in Connecticut or across the globe, UConn provides a variety of opportunities to network and socialize with fellow Huskies. Check out all alumni events on the UConn Alumni calendar.

Give to the Department

By making a gift to the Department of Public Policy, you can help us support student success and innovation. You can direct your gift to an area that is most meaningful to you. Learn how to give to areas of priority in the Department.

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