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Alumni Association

Alumni Association

The time is now. The place is all over the world.

There’s never been a better time to connect with gem and jewelry professionals across the globe. If you have successfully completed just one GIA certificate or diploma program, membership is free, and you get all this and more:

GIA Alumni Association
  • Personalized membership card, window decal, and business card holder
  • Access to the online Alumni community through My GIA
  • Online membership directory
  • Worldwide Job Database and Career Services
  • Subscriptions to: AlumConnect and GIA Insider
  • Alumni-to-Alumni Benefit Program
  • Carat Point Recognition Program
  • Speakers Bureau

Continuing Education

GIA has introduced a Continuing Education Program for qualifying Alumni. Learn more about this new program.

GIA Events Calendar

For a current schedule of GIA Alumni Events, visit the GIA Events Calendar.

Contact the GIA Alumni Association

GIA's Alumni Association World Headquarters is located in Carlsbad, California, U.S.A.

Information about the GIA Alumni Association is available by contacting us at 800.421.7250 ext 4135, 760.603.4135 (if outside the United States), or by email at

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