1885 Society

Dr. Robert C Robbins shaking hands 1885 Society members are invited to engage with the UA’s leaders at exclusive events.

As a member of the 1885 Society, you will be recognized as an ambassador and champion of the University of Arizona.

Unrestricted funds comprise less than one percent of donations, yet give the UA’s leaders unparalleled ability to meet immediate needs while preparing to achieve long-term goals. All unrestricted gifts serve to advance the UA’s mission to improve the prospects and enrich the lives of the people of Arizona and the world through education, research, creative expression, and community and business partnerships.

Cumulative unrestricted gifts qualify donors. Annual contribution total is calculated based on the UA’s fiscal year beginning in July. Your spouse’s gifts and employer matches count toward membership.

Your membership in the 1885 Society will provide you with opportunities to engage with the university’s leaders and students to see first-hand how your generosity is making an impact . You will also receive regular communication regarding special events as well as The Patron newsletter.