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SVA Alumni Affairs is dedicated to advancing the cultural and educational best interests of its members. Through programs, publications, special events and promotions, the office maintains an active relationship with the alumni and encourages them to support the College's mission to educate future generations of artists, designers, and creative professionals. All degree graduates of SVA are considered alumni.

As an SVA alumnus, a variety of valuable programs and services are available to you. View complete details below. 

Questions? Please contact Alumni Affairs at 212.592.2300 or [email protected].

Benefits
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Discounts
  • 20% tuition discount on Continuing Education courses (this discount does not apply to any fees associated with the course)

  • 20% discount on SVA's Summer Residency Programs which offer artists, designers and creative thinkers time, space and a supportive community in which to develop ideas and focus on their artistic direction.

  • Education pricing on all Apple products and 10% discount on SVA-branded products available through the SVA Campus Store. Contact the Campus Store at [email protected] or 212.592.2900 for more information. 

  • 20% discount at You-Do-You Studio. You-Do-You is a 1,000 sqft space fully equipped with ProFoto and Arri lighting gear (the same brands used at SVA). Send an email to [email protected] for more information. 

  • 10% discount at DaVinci Artist Supply (with current alumni ID; restrictions apply)

  • $100 discount on membership at Brooklyn Art Space (BAS)

Financial Resources
  • For help with federal student loan consolidations, repayment plans, budgeting and more contact Melinda Carr, Assistant Director of Debt Management, Office of Financial Aid, at [email protected] or 212.592.2504.
     
  • Financial Aid TV: Financial Aid TV provides videos about loan repayment, credit scoring, and more.  
     
  • Solutions at ECMC: Solutions is a service of the non-profit organization ECMC (Educational Credit Management Corporation) and is dedicated to helping students manage educational loans. Their resources are available to you free of charge. To contact a Solutions Student Loan Repayment Advisor, email or web chat, ecmcsolutions.org, or call them at 1-877- 331-3262.
Insurance Offers

HEALTH INSURANCE

SVA Alumni can access affordable health insurance programs through the SVA Alumni Health Insurance Exchange from JLBG Health, the nation's largest provider of association health plans.

Through the SVA Alumni Health Insurance Exchange you can: 

  • Assess your situation and find out if you are eligible for subsidies.
  • Shop for plans ON and OFF the Public Health Insurance Exchanges.
  • Apply for the health plan of your choice with or without subsidies.

Benefits:

  • Shop multiple quality carriers like: Blue Cross, Aetna, Assurant, Cigna, Humana and many others.
  • Apply online or over the phone.
  • No medical questions asked.
  • All pre-existing conditions covered.
  • Access to the Federal and State Marketplaces.
  • Look at plans off the Exchange and decide what's best.
  • Non ACA qualified plans are also available for $1,000's a year in savings (tax penalty may apply).
  • Employers can give access to Employees to shop as well and may contribute to their premium but this is not mandatory. 


Features are subject to state availability and may not apply to all members.

You can access the SVA Alumni Health Insurance Exchange online or call 866.860.4960 and speak with a licensed and certified Exchange Specialist. 

If this opportunity does not apply to you, SVA Alumni Affairs suggests you go to the Artists' Health Insurance Resource Center at ahirc.org for information on health insurance options in your area.

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DENTAL INSURANCE

SVA alumni are now eligible to enroll in the MetLife TakeAlong Dental insurance program. You can choose between two program options offering competitive prices and great benefits.

Enroll online or call 1-844-2METDEN with referral code SVAAS.


SVA Alumni Login and SVA Email

An SVA alumni login gives you access to your SVA email account, computers at the SVA Library, Papercut so you can print at the SVA Library, MySVA, transcript requests and the GoSVA mobile app. Your alumni login is also called an SSO, or Single Sign-On, which means you have one set of credentials that gives you access to all of the SVA applications listed above. 

If you had an email address as a student
Your alumni login username and password are the same as the credentials you used as a student to access your email and other SVA applications.

Your username is the first half of your email address, before @sva.edu. It is your first initial and your last name (example: John Smith’s email is [email protected], and his username is jsmith). Your username may have a number at the end, in the event that another student before you had the same first initial and last name.

To access MySVA and your SVA email with your login credentials, go to my.sva.edu.

If you had an email address as a student but have forgotten your email address, username and/or your password
Go to myaccount.sva.edu. Click on the button for the information you need, and continue through the steps as prompted.

If you still cannot access your account, contact Alumni Affairs at [email protected]

If you did NOT have an email address as a student and do not have a login
If you did NOT have an email address as a student and do not have a login, you need to have a login and email address created.

Send a request to the Alumni Affairs office by filling out this form. We will contact you when your credentials have been created.


Printing at the SVA Library

To print at the SVA library, login to a computer with your SVA alumni login credentials (see section "SVA Alumni Login and SVA Email" above). When your desktop appears, you will see a small message window from Papercut, showing your balance. To view your account details, add a payment card, or load more money to your account, click on the link in the message window that says “Account Details”.

If you do not see a message window, begin printing your document as you would normally. When you click print, Papercut will open and ask you to login. You should enter your SVA alumni login credentials that you used to login to the computer. If you still cannot access Papercut, contact the Alumni Affairs office at [email protected] or 212.592.2300.

If you do not have login credentials or do not know them, contact Alumni Affairs at [email protected] or 212.592.2300.


Transcripts

Alumni may request free transcripts and enrollment verifications by logging into the MyServices portal. You will need your alumni login username and password to log in. See section "SVA Alumni Login and SVA Email" above. If you need assistance with your current account, please contact us at [email protected] or 212.592.2300. 

You may also request transcripts or enrollment verifications by email, mail, fax or in-person through the Office of the Registrar. For more information, visit sva.edu/students/registrar.

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