UCI Fund Giving Programs

Giving Programs

Give every year, make a difference every day

At UCI, we believe every gift makes a difference. Whether you give through the Chancellor’s Club or over the phone through our Telephone Outreach Program, know that you are pioneering innovation, teaching and learning at UCI.


Chancellor’s Club

Founded in 1972, the Chancellor’s Club is a group of distinguished leadership donors who contribute $1,500 or more annually to support undergraduate scholarships, graduate fellowships and other areas of critical need as determined by the chancellor. Chancellor’s Club donors enjoy a tremendous amount of benefits including exclusive invitations to cultural, athletic and social events and the opportunity to meet with Chancellor Howard Gillman.
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Parent Engagement

As some of our students’ strongest supporters, parents and family members are valuable partners in the work we do to inspire success and innovation. Your participation in the Parent Campaign for Student Success, which supports the UCI Fund, can greatly enhance your student’s journey at UCI and beyond.
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Staff & Faculty Program

When you join UCI, you become part of a globally preeminent research institution where bright minds work to solve some of our world’s grand challenges. Whether you are part of our outstanding faculty or staff, you have an opportunity to make an even greater impact in your local and global communities.
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Senior Class Gift Campaign

In 1959, the Irvine family sold the 1,000 acres of land that would later become UCI for $1. Since then, giving back has been part of our DNA. Through the Senior Class Gift campaign, seniors are able to leave a lasting impression on the university and future Anteaters.
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Telephone Outreach Program

Through our Telephone Outreach Program, dedicated UCI students share information on the amazing things happening on campus and the ways in which the community can support them. TOP representatives contact thousands of members of the UCI community by phone every year. Will you answer the call?
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UCI Reunions Program

Held during UCI’s annual Homecoming Weekend, class reunions are an opportunity to not only reconnect with classmates, share Anteater memories and make new ones, but also impact future generations of Anteaters.
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