The friends that Shady Side Academy students make last a lifetime. Our network of 7,000 loyal alumni spans the globe.

Welcome, SSA Alumni!

You are an invaluable part of SSA's past, present and future. The goal of the SSA Alumni Office is to enhance your memories of your time as a student, strengthen your bond with the Academy, keep you connected with beloved former faculty and your lifetime friends.

Here, you'll find resources and information to help you stay connected to SSA and your classmates. Download our alumni app, read the latest issue of SSA Magazine or the alumni newsletter, find an alumni event in your area, make plans to attend Homecoming, volunteer as a class agent or on a reunion committee, or submit a class note to the magazine to let your classmates know what you've been up to!

Alumni Reflections

Call for Recipes: SSA UPA Cookbook

Submit your favorite recipe for a commemorative SSA cookbook. Recipes should fall into one of the following categories: Appetizers, Breakfast, Soup/Salads/Sides, Main Entrees, Desserts or Kid-Friendly (e.g. play dough, slime, etc.) Please type and submit your family's favorite recipe via email, and feel free to share a story or anecdote along with it!  Email recipes or questions to by Monday, Feb. 1, 2021Download the flyer

Order an SSA License Plate

license plate

To order an SSA license plate, complete and mail the Special Organization Plate application with a $50 check payable to SSA to: Shady Side Academy, Attn: Annamarie Turner, 423 Fox Chapel Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15238.


Questions? Call 412-968-3130

Alumni Relations Team

Jamie Scott

Jamie (Brush) Scott '98
Leadership Programming and Major Gifts Officer

Lisa Page

Lisa Page
Manager of Alumni Programming & Special Events