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Guide to HP Alumni Association services.

Select the HP Alumni Association services that fit your situation and interests from this menu.

If leaving or recently left, see our ASAP Checklist -- what to do before losing access to the company's internal systems and in the following few weeks.

Join HPAA at no charge. If you were formerly a regular, direct employee of Hewlett-Packard, HPInc, or Hewlett Packard Enterprise -- or are in the process of leaving join the HP Alumni Association No charge, thanks to HPAA members.  Change address or unsubscribe 


HPAA's U.S. Online groups. Free HPAA membership is required.
We use the Google Groups system -- but a Gmail account is not needed. 
Each Google group has a separate email subscription list, as indicated in square brackets in the email subject line -- i.e. [HPAA Benefits]
All content is moderated by HPAA volunteers.

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HP Alumni News. [HPAA News]
Succinct once-a-month emails with links to information for U.S. HP/HPInc/HPE alumni on topics such as HP-related stock, professional networking, discounts, and local events. (No corporate or product news.)

Benefits Group. [HPAA Benefits]
Discuss U.S. HP/HPInc/HPE COBRA and retiree health benefits, including Annual Enrollment and transition to Medicare.

Finance Group. [HPAA Finance]
Discuss U.S. pension, employee stock, Social Security, and other personal finance issues from an ex-HP/HPInc/HPE perspective.

Job-Post Group. [HPAA Jobs]
U.S. openings posted by recruiters and hiring managers specifically looking for HP/HPInc/HPE experience and expertise.

TechTalk Group. [HPAA TechTalk]
Discuss personal technology issues from an ex-HP/HPInc/HPE perspective.

Memorials Group. [HPAA Memorials]
Obituary and memorial service announcements for current and former HP/HPInc/HPE employees. Submit an announcement

(Note on archiving previous posts. The HPAA forums discuss very complex topics -- and the information changes surprisingly often. We extract and anonymize useful, conclusive material from the discussions -- and incorporate that information into this website, which is continuously updated.)


HPAA's Worldwide LinkedIn groups.

HPAA membership not required.

How to easily set up a LinkedIn account

You must visit LinkedIn periodically to read or post on a LinkedIn group.
LinkedIn is very powerful -- but works differently than you might think. LinkedIn Tips and Traps

- HP Connections group on LinkedIn. For current and former employees of HP, HPInc, HPE, an HP acquisition or spinoff. Reconnect with people who know you and your work -- even if you aren't currently looking. 81,000 members. Moderated. Join HP Connections on Linkedin

- EDS Alumni group on LinkedIn. For former employees of EDS. Reconnect with people who know you and your work -- even if you aren't currently looking. See openings posted by recruiters and hiring managers specifically looking for EDS experience and expertise. 45,000 members.  Moderated. Join EDS Alumni on LinkedIn

LinkedIn Tips and Traps. Reconnect with people who know you and your work -- even if you aren't currently looking. LinkedIn is very powerful -- but works differently than you might think.  LinkedIn Tips and Traps

Worldwide social and professional groups. Use our directory of 190 informal HP-related social and professional groups worldwide -- sites, regions, and countries; divisions and business units; HP predecessors and spinoffs; functional areas; special interests.


HPAA's Employee Stock Guide. No one but you really cares about your HP-employment-related stock. You may have stock in up to seven HP-related companies. You may find stray accounts -- or need to retrieve lost stock or dividends. With each spinoff, your cost basis changed. Your heirs won't need to know your cost basis, but will need to find all the shares An HP Alumni team developed a step-by-step process to find and protect your stock. Employee Stock (HPAA membership not required.)


Escalate benefits issues. While the HPAA is an independent volunteer organization and is not officially endorsed or supported by any company, we have informal escalation paths into HPInc Corporate, HPE Corporate, and Aon Retiree Health Exchange. Escalate (HPAA membership not required.)


About the HPAA. Contact the HPAA, change your email address, meet the volunteer team.

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Questions or comments to: info@hpalumni.org

(Updated Jan 14, 2021.)


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