Young Alumni Giving

You have a lot to offer back to Fairfield University!

Whether you can give $5, $25, or $105, your gift will increase our alumni giving participation–impacting the University's national ranking, reputation, and the value of your Fairfield degree. Join other young alumni, and be a part of Fairfield’s future!‌

Read what young alumni have to say about giving back.

Fairfield Fund gifts may now be designated

  • Greatest Need
  • Financial Aid
  • Student Life and Career Services

This gives you the flexibility to support the areas that are most meaningful to you.


GOLD Circle (Graduates Of the Last Decade)

Be a part of the "Inner Circle"!

adv_ya_goldcircleThe GOLD Circle (Graduates of the Last Decade) is a special leadership association of young alumni committed to Fairfield for the long term. You can join The GOLD Circle by making gifts that increase by $100 for each year after graduation.

The GOLD Circle giving levels by class year:

2005 – $1,000 (10th Reunion)
2006 - $900
2007 - $800
2008 - $700
2009 - $600
2010 - $500 (5th Reunion)
2011 - $400
2012 - $300
2013 - $200
2014 - $100


Benefits of GOLD Circle membership include:

• Receptions with the President
• Invitations to special events, rewards, recognition in University publications, and more!


This Young Alumni program is about consecutive giving each year and develping the "habit" of philanthropy. To show appreciation to our most loyal donors, those young alumni who make a gift each year from graduation through their 5th Reunion become members of Fairfield Forever and receive:

• Free admission to your class’s Friday Night Reception during your 5th Reunion Weekend
• A free “Fairfield swag” gift from Fairfield University

 It’s not the amount that matters—it’s your participation!


Get involved–Stay involved!


And don't forget to check out upcoming events and volunteer opportunities for young alumni.

For further information about Young Alumni giving, please contact:


Debra O. Reich
Director of Annual and Special Gifts
Fairfield University
1073 North Benson Road
Fairfield, Connecticut 06824
T. 203-254-4000 ext. 2157