Alumni Association

The KCAD Alumni Association's core mission is to: 

“ and promote the advancement of Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University (KCAD) as an institution and to foster a spirit of community, involvement, and life-long connection by its alumni.”

KCAD's Alumni Association offers a variety of benefits, networking events, and opportunities for life-long learning and connection. In addition to KCAD-specific benefits, alumni also receive benefits from Ferris State University.

Ferris/KCAD Alumni Benefits Include:

  • Access to Handshake, the online resource for searching jobs and internships.
  • Travel discounts for rental cars, trucks and hotels.
  • Discount on auto and home owners insurance from Liberty Mutual.
  • Access to the Alumni Insurance Program, assisting recent graduates with insurance needs, such as short-term medical insurance and group-level term life insurance.
  • Cash Course: learn about financial basics.
  • Free alumni email address.
  • Borrowing privileges and access to online resources (on campus only) from KCAD Library Services with KCAD student ID.
  • A 25% discount off any Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) membership level when joining within three months of graduation. Redeem offer onsite or by calling GRAM’s Visitor Services at 616.831.1000.
  • A $5 discount off any GRAM membership level at any point in time. (Redeem offer online with code KCADAlumni, onsite, by phone at 616.831.1000)

Questions? Email [email protected].

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