Alumni at 2019 Commencement

Learn more about the Santa Clara Law
Alumni Ambassadors program

The Alumni Ambassadors program identifies and engages a select group of Santa Clara Law’s most enthusiastic and supportive alumni each year to serve as a liaison for the community. This is a volunteer leadership role offering support to enhance and enrich the current Santa Clara Law student experience as well as support to connect alumni in the area through occasional events and communications.

If you’d like to be considered for the program, please provide your contact information to the public Law Alumni directory. If you’d prefer not to grant your contact information in order to access the directory, you can reach out to the Law Alumni office for assistance at (408) 551-1748 or

Who should apply:

Santa Clara Law alumni who are currently practicing in all areas of law, in-house counsel, JD-advantage jobs, as well as other fields such as business, technology, or nonprofit.

Benefits of Participating

  • Welcome kit of helpful resources, including LinkedIn superstar tips from alumni experts and a calendar of annual events
  • Quarterly “stakeholder” calls with updates from Alumni Relations department
  • Free parking for on-campus events
  • Meaningful connection with like-minded and engaged alumni around the world
  • Connect with students interested in pursuing a career in your industry
  • Invitations to VIP and exclusive events, such as our annual “thank you” celebration with fun giveaways and prizes
  • Featured online and in our digital magazine as an Ambassador

Expected Participation

It’s as easy as 1-2-3! 1 year term of service (with possibility to renew), attend 2 VIP events, and select 3 engagement opportunities from below.


  • Invite classmates from your cohort to join you at the Law Reunion Reception
  • Attend the annual Convocation event to welcome new students to campus
  • Attend the Celebration of Achievement Awards for alumni
  • Attend the Grad Celebration Raffle to support graduating students
  • Attend other events as noted on the Alumni Ambassadors calendar
  • Serve on the alumni scholarship committee


  • Speak at a Law Student Organization (LSO) event or symposia
  • Volunteer as Tech Edge JD program or Entrepreneurs Law Clinic mentors
  • Utilize the Externship Program matching service to hire interns
  • Sign up to mentor current students through an LSO (like BLSA or La Raza)
  • Attend other events as noted on the Alumni Ambassadors calendar
  • Participate in OCIs to help Santa Clara Law students find jobs
  • Present to a law class on behalf of a professor


  • Host an admitted students reception offsite, at your home, or office
  • Judge or coach teams for Advocacy teams, such as Mock Trial or Galloway competition
  • Donate to a scholarship or fund to help current and future students
  • Host a table at the Celebration of Achievement
  • Sponsor the Diversity & Inclusion Gala (at any level)

Join the Santa Clara University
Alumni Online Directory

The online directory, available to all SCU alumni, can be searched to find SCU alumni who are willing to provide career advice and network. The search can be based on company name, occupation, title, location, etc. Alumni can update their own profile (and hide any information they do not want listed). The directory has both a simple search function and an advanced search function to allow alumni to search for other alumni, based on various criteria.

To gain access, alumni must register with the community. You will need your Alumni ID number to register for the first time. To receive your ID number, please contact the Law Alumni Office at (408) 551-1748 or

Access the Law Alumni Association Directory

This online directory is publicly available to all Santa Clara Law alumni who also provide their contact information, as well as current law students, faculty, staff, and potentially others. By completing the form, you agree to receive a single monthly email communication from the law school about upcoming events or alumni news, from which you may unsubscribe at any time. Once you have submitted your information, you will receive a link to access and view the directory, as well as a link to update your data as necessary.

Check out the Santa Clara Law Alumni
LinkedIn Group

The Santa Clara University School of Law Alumni group on LinkedIn is constantly growing as more alumni request to join each day. To join the group, create a LinkedIn profile that includes your actual or expected year of graduation from Santa Clara Law (or log into your current LinkedIn profile) and visit the hyperlink above.

Santa Clara Law LinkedIn Alumni Group

50 Year Alumni Reunion

The Class of 1968 meets for their 50-year reunion with Dean Kloppenberg