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Senior Class Gift

Make a Difference & Leave Your Legacy

Your Senior Class Gift is more than a donation – it’s a rite of passage that will help our University and future Stags for years to come. It’s your first chance to support what you love about your alma mater and make a direct impact on the student experience. This is about showing your love and appreciation for Fairfield University by giving back and paying it forward!

Welcome to Your Senior Year Class of 2024!

Commemorate graduation and take the first step in becoming an active alum by making your senior gift.

$24 Gift

Receive access to Senior Class Gift sponsored events and an exclusive beach mat only available to the class of 2024.

$50 Gift

You gain membership to The Senior President’s Circle — a leadership gift society — and access to all benefits of a $24 gift, an exclusive invite to The Senior Philanthropy Reception in April, and a pin to wear at graduation.

Upcoming Senior Class Events

Welcome Back Dinner with Colony Pizza

Thursday, Sept. 7, 2023
5:30 – 7 p.m.
Location: The Seagrape Parking Lot

Senior Class Gift Night @ The Leo D. Mahoney Arena

Men's Basketball vs. Iona on Friday, Dec 1, 2023

Seniors who have made their gift of $24+ by 11/17 will receive 48-hour early access to tickets and a concession voucher for the game.

Ugly Sweater Christmas Party

Monday, Dec. 11, 2023
8 - 10 p.m.
Location: The Seagrape

The Senior Champagne Toast

Thursday, May 9, 2024
5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Location: Bellarmine Hall

Senior class gifts are invested immediately to support students’ greatest needs in the areas that mean the most to you.


The Fairfield Fund for Scholarships & Financial Aid

The Fairfield Fund Student Life and Career Services

The Student Support and Relief Fund

Fairfield Fund Dolan School of Business

Fairfield Fund: School of Engineering and Computing Fund

Fairfield Fund: College of Arts and Sciences

Fairfield Fund: Eagan School of Nursing & Health Studies Fund

Class of 2024 Goal

The class of 2023 reached 65% class participation rate (PR). Help the Class of 2024 reach a 55% participation rate.

Class of 2023


Our Progress:

Class of 2024


Our Goal:
55% PR

Senior Class PR Reached:

If you have any questions about supporting Fairfield, please email

Become a Senior Gift Marshal

The Office of Annual Giving is looking for members of the Class of 2024 to be Senior Gift Marshals. This position is a leadership role responsible for being a liaison to the senior class. Senior Gift Marshals are responsible for educating, soliciting friends and classmates on the importance of making a gift, and spreading the word about upcoming Senior Class Gift events.

Contact Us

For more information about Senior Class Gift, please contact:

Marissa Fitzgerald headshot

Marissa Fitzgerald

Assistant Director

Young Alumni & Student Philanthropy

(203) 254-4000 ext.2457

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