CONNECTS Benefits for Alumni

With over 3,000 alumni across the globe, we connect this group of thriving, inspiring leaders. You make the CTS community more vibrant. You bring important perspective, knowledge, history, and passion to our institution. Your on-going work is our greatest legacy. And, your generous financial support of CTS provides greater opportunities for current and future students.

Below are all the benefits you gain by joining the CONNECTS network.

Alumni Facebook Page

Join the online community of CTS graduates and share in social media with your fellow alumni. Are you participating in an exciting event? Have you read an interesting article lately? What's the latest in your field of leadership? Share it here and connect with others. And remember to add your fellow graduates to the group, too!


Quarterly Alumni Newsletter

Four times a year CTS delivers an alumni-focused newsletter to your inbox. While content various throughout the academic year, this newsletter strives to inform, engage, invite, and thank the alumni community. The CONNECTS Quarterly features alumni-driven content such as alumni stories and publications, while also sharing institutional updates, resources, and events. All alumni are invited to contribute to the CONNECTS Quarterly.


Alumni Workshops & Events

During the academic year, CTS has many events, which address the intersectional issues of racial justice, LGBTQ and gender issues, interreligious collaboration from both a theological as well as an activist lens. Event happen on campus, off campus, and online! Join us. VIEW UPCOMING EVENTS

The Forum

The Forum shares alumni-submitted content including educational resources, publications, videos, and more. All alumni are invited to contribute their knowledge and experience to the community. The Forum also highlights institutional resources.


Challenge & Response

The annual magazine titled, Challenge & Response – known as, “C&R” – includes the latest news from CTS alumni, faculty, students, and staff.


Friends of Field Education

Friends of Field Education provides an opportunity for alumni to connect with current students during their Field Education experiences. The program partners alumni with students in their region, in order to foster community across the country. Alumni can also assist in providing feedback for new field placement sites. SIGN UP

Reduced Tuition for Courses

Whether pursuing another degree or only a specific course, alumni are granted reduced rates on tuition for courses audited as well as those taken for credit.


Lapp Learning Commons

Alumni have continued borrowing privileges as well as access to all online databases when visiting the library in-person. When working remotely, alumni can access ATLASerials, an online collection of major religion and theology journals including more than 1.8 million full-text articles and abstracts. Alumni can also access a list of open access databases, curated for the Lapp Learning Commons.


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