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Senior Campaign

Which area of Carolina means the most to you?

The Office of University Development and class of 2018 marshals encourage seniors to think of an aspect of Carolina that means something to you, a school, center or institute, student organization, scholarship or unit on campus. We hope you choose to support that area and leave your legacy where it means the most to you. Financial gifts by seniors to any University fund are considered participation in the 2018 Senior Campaign for Carolina.

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Campaign Goal

The class of 2018 has set a goal to exceed the class of 2011’s record-breaking 47 percent participation with their average gifts of $20.11. If the class of 2018 achieves it’s 48 percent or better participation goal, a Tar Heel logo will be added to the 2018 Bell Tower stone. Every gift to Carolina helps get the class of 2018 closer to our goal.

Where Can I Give?

You can support scholarships, student organizations or a specific school or unit. You name it and there is probably a designated fund for it. Gifts of any size make a difference at Carolina. As a student, you benefit every day from the impact of private gifts that provide:

  • Funding for student awards, conference opportunities and study abroad
  • Exposure to world-renowned guest lecturers on campus
  • Affordable admission to world-class performances and art collections
  • Access to unique library collections and subscription-only scholarly journals
  • Access to quality education through merit- and need-based scholarships
  • New technology and equipment in state-of-the-art classroom and athletic facilities
  • And much more

Why Should I Give?

Perhaps in years past you have chosen to support an area of Carolina on your own or through our annual phonathon, Pit days or through the Heelraisers. Perhaps your gift to the Senior Campaign will be your first. Either way, we hope you realize how valuable your gift is, no matter the size.

Annual gifts of all sizes are valuable and help maintain Carolina’s excellence. All donors will be recognized in a class of 2018 Student Donor Honor Roll. Donors who give $5 or more to Carolina through the Senior Campaign will receive a class of 2018 decal, only available through the campaign. Those who contribute at least $20.18 will receive their Tar Heel lapel pin to wear at graduation and an invitation to the Senior Donor Luncheon.

How Do I Give?

It’s easy to make your gift now by Visa, MasterCard or American Express. Participate today with three simple steps:

  1. Decide what program you want to support. Gifts help students, faculty, programs and more at Carolina.
  2. Decide on a gift amount that’s right for you. Remember, you have the option to do automatic monthly or quarterly installments. A giving plan can help you increase the amount you give back to Carolina over an academic year. With a gift of $250 or more in an academic year (July 1 – June 30) you will be granted membership in the 1793 Society, which recognizes leadership among annual giving donors.
  3. Make your gift online or find a senior marshal who can take your gift.
Point of Contact

Kylie Apple
Coordinator of Student Enrichment and Alumni Engagement
919-843-0790
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Kylie joined the GAA staff in 2016 after moving from Atlanta. She enjoys cooking, shopping, watching sports and exploring new restaurants with her husband. Go Heels!

Caroline Bowers '16
Programs Assistant
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Caroline graduated from UNC in 2016 and joined the GAA team soon after. From the mountains of North Carolina, Caroline enjoys getting outside and adventuring with her dog, Holden the Golden. She also loves going to the beach, photography, making others smile and anything that has to do with dogs.