University Advancement & Alumni Relations

UNCW Giving Societies

UNCW Society

The UNCW Society is the university’s premier giving society for annual donors. Membership is based on cumulative gifts to any university area between July 1 and June 30. 

Graduates of the last five years (classes of 2015-2019) are eligible to join any level at half of the minimum gift amount.

In addition to knowing that gifts provide essential support for UNCW students, members receive exclusive opportunities to engage with the university based on their level of support. Join the UNCW Society by making your gift today!

UNCW Society Levels and Courtesies:

  • PARTNER  $250-$499
    • Personal assistance with UNCW matters
  • AMBASSADOR  $500-$999
    • All the benefits in the Partner level
    • Temporary UNCW Parking Pass
      Please email two weeks prior to needing pass
  • LEADER  $1,000-$2,499
    • All the benefits in the Ambassador level
    • Personal Golf Cart Campus Tour
      Please email two weeks prior to your campus visit
  • VISIONARY  $2,500+
    • All the benefits in the Leader level
    • Invitations to exclusive events that provide access to university leaders

alumni at Clouds Brewery

UNCW Society members who attended the Alumni Association spring social at Clouds Brewery received an exclusive tour and commemorative pint glass as a small token of appreciation.


To speak with someone about giving societies, contact:

Kristin Consorti
Development Officer for Alumni Giving
(910) 962-2076

Elizabeth Overton
Development Officer for Leadership Annual Giving
(910) 962-2132

The Clocktower Society

The Clocktower Society honors loyal donors who have supported UNCW for three or more consecutive years. Members help the university create new opportunities while supporting our tradition of excellence.

Daniella MurrayI give back to the places where I've worked because I have gained and grown so much from those experiences.

- Daniella Murray '15M, Clocktower Society Member

Wilmington Society logo

The Wilmington Society recognizes individuals and organizations who have contributed more than $100,000 in lifetime gifts to UNCW. Our university is able to create the best possible educational experiences for our students due to their continued support.

BRONZE  $100,000-$499,999

SILVER  $500,000-$999,999

GOLD $1 million-$1,999,999

PLATINUM  $2 million+


Dr. Yousry Sayed and Linda Sayed

In 2017, Dr. Yousry Sayed and Linda Sayed '78M, '85M were inducted into the Wilmington Society with their generous commitment to support the development of new programs related to pharmaceutical sciences and chemistry.

EL White Society logo

The E.L. White Planned Giving Society is a community of alumni, friends, faculty and staff who have made provisions for generations of UNCW students through long-term gift planning.

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