Who are you grateful to for helping you reach this moment?
For the first time, you can surprise the loved ones who helped you along your educational journey at commencement in a big way!
With your donation of $20.19 or more, you will receive the commemorative Graduation Class Campaign lapel pin. PLUS, we’ll display your photo alongside a personalized thank you message to the people who helped you through all the late night study sessions, final exams, endless research and more. Your message will be featured on the big screen before the commencement ceremony begins.
The Graduating Class Campaign offers all graduating students the opportunity to commemorate their time at UIW and support future Cardinals by making a contribution to the university. The campaign’s mission is to begin building a legacy of alumni engagement and promote a philanthropic spirit by making your first time donation to the University of the Incarnate Word.
Every graduating students is being asked to give the amount he/she can afford. Any amount makes a huge DIFFERENCE! Choose the amount you feel most comfortable with:
*NOTE: the UIW Graduating Class Campaign lapel pin is part of the regalia at commencement; it is the one and ONLY pin students are allowed to wear at the graduation ceremony for becoming UIW supporters.
The campaign’s goal is to achieve a 15% participation rate. Regardless of the amount, your contribution is highly important to the campaign and sends a meaningful message: loyalty and commitment to UIW and its Mission. Your participation, along with the gifts of your classmates quickly add up and are essential to ensure a quality education for current and future UIW students!
Aside from supporting current and future UIW students, your donation has a significant and meaningful impact for YOU and the university. Alumni giving affects universities’ national rankings and is measured by the percentage of alumni who financially support their alma mater annually. As more alumni contribute, the higher UIW’s ranking will become, making YOUR degree more valuable to potential employers and graduate schools.
The power of philanthropy is in your hands, YOU designate your gift to the area of your choice, whether it be your favorite athletic team, or your academic department/program, you decide where your money goes. To have the greatest impact, we encourage you to donate to the area of greatest need, the UIW Scholarship Fund.
For more information, please contact:
Office: (210) 829-6013