2020 Senior Gift Campaign

For years, graduates have left their legacy at Virginia Wesleyan University by participating in the Senior Class Gift Campaign. Each year, members of VWU's graduating class join together in honor of their graduation to help support, enrich, and enhance the VWU experience for current and future students.

We know this year did not end how any of us expected; we are bummed, too. 2020 has been a year of hardship for all, but together our efforts can ripple out in ways that are transformative and lasting. Your final eight weeks of senior year do not diminish all of the wonderful memories you've created and the hard work you put into your future.

The Center for Advancement, Student Activities, and VWU Senior Class Leaders encourage seniors to support the area of campus that means the most to you! By contributing to the VWU Annual Fund through the Senior Class Gift Campaign, seniors support the college's mission to provide a foundation for a lifetime of community, scholarship and service. This is your first chance to support what you love about your alma mater and make a direct impact on your campus.

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Donor support provides critical support for all students at Virginia Wesleyan University. Gifts come in all different sizes, but when added together, these gifts are able to provide resources that students use every day.

In addition to knowing that you’ve helped the Class of 2020 make an impact, all donors to the 2020 Senior Campaign will be recognized in the Senior Campaign for VWU Honor Roll.

You can support The Excellence Fund, the Marlin Athletic Fund, Capital Projects, and more! We are sure that you will find something you’re passionate about to support. Gifts of any size make a difference at VWU. As a student, you benefit every day from the impact of previous gifts that provide:

  • Student scholarships for on-campus learning, study abroad, and internship opportunities
  • Academic and faculty resources which allow VWU to provide top-notch education
  • New and upgraded facilities such as the Greer Environmental Sciences Center, the Susan S. Goode Fine Arts and Performing Center, Boyd Dining Hall and much more!

It’s easy to make your gift! Participate today with these three simple steps:

  1. Decide what program in academics, student-life, or athletics you want to support
  2. Decide on a gift amount that is right for you.
  3. Make your gift online!

Once a Marlin, Always a Marlin

  1. Update your information! It is important that you stay connected and receive updates such as the Virginia Wesleyan magazine, special event information, and alumni gathering invitations.
  2. Apply for your VWU Alumni ID to receive access to the fitness facilities at the Batten Center, alumni discounts at the A. Kenneth Scribner, Sr., University Store, discounted admission to home basketball games and free admission to other home games, plus much more!
  3. Think you’ll be coming to campus frequently? Apply for an Alumni Parking Decal
  4. Give back to the Marlin community by volunteering to help out at events such as Homecoming or host an event of your own! We are constantly adding new volunteer opportunities for our alumni.
  5. Do you know someone who would make an outstanding Marlin? Recommend them and they will receive a $1,000 annual grant applicable to tuition in YOUR name!
  6. Stay connected by liking us on Facebook and following us on Instagram!