MCNY has over 13,000 alumni, most based in New York City.

Metropolitan College of New York graduates are a vibrant network of professionals engaged in improving our world, striving for excellence and making a difference wherever they are. The Office of Alumni Relations is dedicated to inspiring and supporting the work of MCNY alumni in Business, Community Health Education, Education, Emergency Management, Financial Services, Project Management, Government, Healthcare Management, Human Services, Information Technology, Media and Public Affairs, as citizens and public servants, to fostering their affinity for the college, and to providing opportunities for professional and personal networking. Help us keep this extraordinary network strong.
#myMCNY Alumni are the heart of our community!

Alumni Networks

Let’s seal it with a HANDSHAKE!

Are you looking for a new position or in need of job search guidance?

The MCNY Career and Professional Development Team is excited to partner with Handshake, the #1 career and job search provider for colleges to assist alumni and students in finding job leads.

The process would require you to build a profile on the MCNY Handshake site. You can quickly and easily develop your profile by using your resume to populate the information needed. Handshake is free for MCNY alumni and students.

If you would like more information about Handshake, please get in touch with the MCNY Career and Professional Development Team at

What is Handshake?

Handshake is a career services platform created for students and alumni to use in their career development. It also houses resources that can be used at any time.

Handshake is used by over 200,000 employers, including all Fortune 500 companies! Thousands of internship and job opportunities are posted on Handshake by employers specifically looking to hire.

All MCNY students have a Handshake account that is automatically created for them BY MCNY. All you have to do is log in to Handshake to activate your account. Handshake will then recommend certain positions to you based on your profile, allowing for easy searching. Completing and updating your profile will provide Handshake with a better idea of which job and internship listings you may be interested in.

Here are some of the awesome things you can do with Handshake:

  • Register for industry meet-ups, career fairs, & info sessions
  • Upload your resume for an online critique
  • Research thousands of employers
  • Apply for jobs & internships

We asked and you responded!

Thank you to all of the MCNY Alumni who participated in our survey. Your responses helped us gain insight into how we can better serve you. We look forward to seeing you at planned events moving forward!

This information will help us improve the way we stay connected, promote engagement for our alumni network, deliver professional development workshops in-person and via webinars and provide networking opportunities. Below is a summary of the survey results. We encourage you to stay connected with us and reach out to the people in your cohort. Remember the time you spent together and reconnect!

If you have any questions please email Alumni Relations at Be sure that your contact information is updated.  As we plan events, alumni will be notified via email and social media. Be sure to FOLLOW @mcnyedu and @mcnyalums.

What professional development workshops/seminar topics interest you most?

52% want to learn about Building Their Professional Network.
41% want to see Speakers Exploring Various Topics in Industry Fields.
36% would like to learn the most Effective Use of LinkedIn.
36% want to learn How to Manage Educational Loan Debt.
30% would like Tips on Advancing Up the Corporate Ladder.

What types of social events are you most interested in?

65% would like to attend Happy Hour Events.
60% want to Connect with Prior Classmates.
35% would like to see more Family Oriented Events.

What days and times are best for participating in professional development activities?

48% said Saturday mornings.
46% said Thursday evenings.
33% said Tuesday Evenings.

MCNY 46th Commencement Ceremony June 17, 2023

Check out the photos on Flickr and watch the clips of our speakers below!

If you missed the 45th Commencement Exercises in 2022, check them out here.

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Alumni ID Card

You must schedule an appointment to obtain your MCNY Alumni ID card. Please contact Clotilde Ibarra in room 623, 212-343-1234, ext.2800 or To receive your ID, you must have no outstanding debt to MCNY, legal proof/government-issued ID and pay a $10 fee (cash only).

Stay in touch

MCNY has many great services to offer our alumni. From career development to special alumni events, you don’t want to miss a thing. To make sure you don’t, complete the alumni information form, or contact the Office of Alumni Relations at

Learn more about the book project – The Power of Purpose

“It is my great privilege to introduce this book, which aims to demonstrate the outsized impact of Metropolitan College of New York on our students and our communities across New York City.”

Dr. Joanne Passaro
President, Metropolitan College of New York

If you missed these events, watch them in replay!

Collegiate Men of Color: Changing the Narrative

Power of Purpose Book Launch

Mothers w/Purpose: Power Players and Parenthood

The Power of Purpose on Impact!

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