Why should I give?
Did you know?
year, students are paying over $47,000 for in-state tuition, and scholarship
support is more important than ever. In
the last several years, our tuition costs have increased dramatically, at the
same time that the state of California has slashed our funding. You can
help make an excellent legal education available to all of our students,
regardless of financial background, as one way to express your thanks for the
affordability of your own law degree.
number of alumni participating in giving also affects our national rankings.
Each year, your annual gift increases our standing among other law schools in
the national rankings – and in doing so, maintaining the value of your law
degree. Your gift matters!
top-tier law schools, UCLA Law has the smallest endowment and the fewest
endowed chairs. We do great work, but in order to compete with our peer
institutions we must ensure that we can maintain and build on our excellence
far into the future. We need your help to grow our endowment.
What counts as a reunion gift?
Any gift to the law school made between July 1, 2013 and June 30, 2014 counts
toward your Reunion Challenge Class Gift – including gifts to the UCLA Law Fund, Law
Firm Challenge, Dean’s Circle (gifts of $2,500 and above), UCLA Law Endowment,
scholarships and programs. Matching gifts, pledges and pledge payments, and
planned gifts all count as well.
Only gifts to the law school count in participation and
giving totals (i.e., gifts to the College or other university areas do not
Do gifts at any level matter?
Yes! Every dollar and every donor count.
If you make a Dean's Circle gift ($2,5000+ or $1000+ for Class of 2009 members) toward a law scholarship fund, your gift will be doubled through the Million Dollar Scholarship Challenge. Visit www.law.ucla.edu/challenge for
I make my reunion gift as a pledge?
Yes! Gifts can be paid over as many as five years, and the entire amount will
count in your class’ reunion gift total. Multi-year pledges allow UCLA Law to
plan on your sustained support and offer you a way to make a lasting impact
here at the law school. You can make a pledge by clicking here. Or, if you’d like to mail in your
pledge, you can click here to download a pledge form and mail it in.
If you have questions about making a multi-year pledge, please contact Rosalind Hilman at 310-206-4621.
I’d like to make my gift now – how do I do it?
Online: Click here for more information or to make a gift online.
Mail: To make a gift by check, please make it payable to
UCLA Foundation, and mail it to:
UCLA School of Law
Office of External Affairs
Los Angeles, CA 90095
If your contribution is a memorial gift, please send a
brief letter with your check or simply note on the memo line the name of the person
you are honoring or remembering.
Wait – I
still have questions!
If you have questions about reunion giving, please contact Rosalind Hilman, Assistant Director of Annual Giving at 310.206.4621 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
have questions about Reunion Weekend, please contact Jonathan Bryson, Assistant
Director of Alumni Relations, at (310) 794-5296 or email@example.com.
Thank you to those of you who have already made your reunion gift. Your support of UCLA Law is tremendously
appreciated – it truly makes a difference to what we are able to accomplish. We hope that those who have not yet made a reunion commitment will consider