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Career Center, Santa Clara University


Career Services for new Grads and Alumni

Alumni Handshake Access

New Login Process to continue accessing Your Handshake Account (Recent grads)
As an alumnus of SCU, you will no longer be able to access your Handshake account using single sign on. To log into your account, please take the following steps:

  1. Visit or access Handshake through our website
  2. On the Login landing page, click “sign in with your email address” just below the “Santa Clara University Sign on” Button

    Sign into Handshake outside of SCU system

  3. You will then be redirected to use your email address to login

    Sign into Handshake with updated email


Requesting an Alumni Handshake Account

Accessing Handshake (Grads prior to 2017)
As an alumnus of SCU you may access Handshake to sign up for services such as job fairs, events and appointments. Request a free Alumni Handshake account to get started.

Fill out the request form with your name, contact info and date of graduation.  Once your information is confirmed, an account will be created for you. You may then be able to follow the process above to log into your account.

Check out 5 Reasons why SCU Alumni use Handshake!