Alumni FAQs

Visiting the College

Q.I'm a Queens' alumnus/a. Can I visit the College?
A.Alumni are most welcome to visit the College at any time (including the exam period), however, due to the restrictions in place, please make sure to contact the Development Office beforehand and schedule a specific date and time by emailing alumni@queens.cam.ac.uk. Upon arrival, please make yourself known to the Porters who will ring the Development Office, where you are welcome to visit in office hours. We encourage all alumni wishing to visit the College to show their CAMCard to the Porters on entry. Alumni can enter the College along with three guests at no charge; other guests will be charged entry and will have to go via the Queens' Lane entrance. Children of alumni can enter with parents at no charge.

Alumni CAMCard

Q.How do I apply for a University CAMCard?
A.The CAMCard is issued free to all alumni who have matriculated and studied at Cambridge. It provides complimentary entry to King’s College Chapel as well as most of the other colleges, along with a range of discounts at Cambridge hotels and select retailers. A CAMCard can be requested from the University of Cambridge. We encourage all alumni wishing to visit the College to show their CAMcard to the Porters on entry.

Education certification, degree transcripts and certificates

Q.How can I get a transcript or certificate of my degree?
A.The University’s Student Registry produces all degree transcripts and certificates for full-time Cambridge degrees and you can order online. Please see the Student Registry's degree certificates and transcripts webpage for further information. Please only contact the Tutorial Office for College-specific enquiries.
Q.How do I request an Academic Reference from Queens’?
A.If you require evidence that you have studied at Queens’, or another form of academic reference, please contact the Tutorial Office.
Q.How do I register for my MA graduation? This event is run by the Tutorial Office.
A.Further information on Degree Congregations, details of how to register, future degree and congregation dates can be found on our graduation webpages.

Accommodation

Q.I am visiting Cambridge and would like to stay at Queens’. How do I book a room in college?
A.Accommodation can only be booked by contacting the Accommodation Officer, Donna Pullen,  on +44 (0) 1223 768524 or at rooms@queens.cam.ac.uk.

Parking

Q.Can I park in College?
A.Parking is not possible at College for reasons of environment and space. However, if you have a Blue Badge for disabilities to display or a specific meeting with a Fellow or staff member, parking is sometimes possible. It is by permit only. Please contact the Porters at porters@queens.cam.ac.uk or on 01223 335500 to check availability.

Punting

Q.How do I book a College punt?
A.Alumni can book a punt by contacting the Porters’ Lodge on +44 (0) 1223 335500 or at porters@queens.cam.ac.uk. Punts must be booked and there is a charge for alumni. Charges also pertain to students and Fellows.

Updating your contact details

Q.I have changed my address/email/mobile number/job. How do I update my details?
A.Please complete the online form.

Alumni email address

Q.How can I register for my alumni email address?
A.You can apply for an alumni email account via the University of Cambridge alumni website.

Connecting with other Queens' alumni

Q.How can I connect with other Queens' alumni?
A.Queens’ Alumni Office works to keep alumni connected via our LinkedIn groups. Please join us! Queens' also has Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages, run by the Alumni & Development Office. We can also try to assist you if you would like to connect with other alumni in your area.  Please contact alumnievents@queens.cam.ac.uk.

Organising your own dining, reunions and other events

Q.How can I organise my own dining, reunion or other events at Queens'?
A. Queens' alumni are very welcome to organise their own dining, reunions and other events at the College, subject to any restrictions from time to time. Please contact our Events Team at conferences@queens.cam.ac.uk to discuss your requirements. Further information can be found on the conferencing website.

Graduation photos

Q.Where can I purchase a copy of my graduation photo?
A.Layfayette Photography is the official photographer for your award ceremony. Please contact them to order your photos.

Queries

For any other alumni enquiries, please contact alumni@queens.cam.ac.uk.