Giving Day



APRIL 21 12:00PM 

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What is UChicago Giving Day?

Giving Day is 24 hours of collaborative fundraising to support the University of Chicago’s students, faculty, and world-changing research. This year, Senior Class Gift is participating in encouraging seniors to give like we never have before. (Read: huge prizes, random giveaways and tons of worthy causes.) Most of all, Giving Day is an opportunity to join together as a seniors to support the areas of UChicago that can make student life better for classes to come. Begins April 21 at 12pm CST.



Update: We did it! We had more than

senior donors during UChicago Giving Day!

Giving Day 2021 Super Senior gifts


1st GIFT

airpods pro

Be the first to donate on April 21st and get a custom pair of Airpods Pro! BEGINS APRIL 21 AT 12:00PM!

2nd – 21st GIFT
dean boyer lego figure, uchicago tumbler, uchicago pizza cutter, uchicago face mask, uchicago Kant socks

Be one of 21 donors and get a surprise UChicago swag item like a Dean Boyer LEGO or UChicago water bottle!

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Once at least 30 seniors give, all donors are entered to win:

  • Ring light
  • Degree Frame


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Once at least 50 seniors give, all donors are entered to win:

  • UChicago Goldbelly package:
    • 2 Pequod’s Deep Dish Pizzas
    • 12 pack Stan’s donuts
    • Girl & The Goat meal for 4
  • Cutco Hardy Knife + engraving + sheath
  • UChicago Alumni cutting board


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Once at least 75 seniors give, all donors are entered to win:

  • One year subscription for LinkedIn Premium
  • Apple Airpods Pro
  • UChicago Alumni sweater
  • UChicago padfolio


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Once at least 200 seniors give, all donors are entered to win their choice of the above Super Senior Gifts!



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Once at least 500 seniors give, all donors are entered to win ALL THREE Super Senior Gifts shown above!



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    Didn’t win a basket? No worries. Every donor who gives at least $20.21 automatically gets this UChicago herb starter kit AND the SCG Class of 2021 gift designed by Ella P, Class of 2021!

    Plus every donor who gives ANY AMOUNT automatically gets invited to the SCG Spring Celebration with Second City Improve!

    Answering your questions about SCG and UChicago Giving Day 

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    Whatever you can! $20.21 is the standard gift and represents your class year – fitting for the senior class gift. You’re welcome to give any amount to anywhere in the University and a gifts of $20.21 or more receive extra perks (see below).

    You’re not obligated to support any one cause. Find the one that suits your passions best: UChicago Giving Day

    Absolutely, and your gift is cumulative. For example, if you give $15 to Phoenix Farms and $6.21 to the Green Fund, your total gift is $20.21 and that earns you some of the unique perks below.

    SCG stands for three things: 1) The senior class gift is the compilation of support that fourth year students offer to improve student life for classes to come. 2) The senior class gift is also the gift you get back for contributing to the community.  3) The Senior Class Gift Committee is a group of 30+ students dedicated to improving student life through philanthropy and oversee the senior class gift effort. Click to learn more.
    Yes, if you give your standard senior class gift of $20.21, you get entered to win one of our awesome Super Senior Gift Baskets PLUS the end of the year gift shown below. For example, if you give $20.21 to support Phoenix Farms, you’ll receive the UChicago mint planter immediately and the senior class gift (shown below) at the end of the spring quarter PLUS an entry to win one of our awesome Giving Day Super Senior gifts.

    Perks of giving

    Even if you don’t win one of the Super Senior Gifts above, you’re guaranteed one our Themed Months of Giving gifts:
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     The Theme of the Month Gift: Mint Condition

    It’s Sustainability April and there are two ways you can get your custom UChicago planter. 1) Purchase an item from Phoenix Farms during their April sale and offer a gift of any size to support campus sustainability efforts. 2) Give $20.21 to anywhere in the university during April.

    Spring Celebration with Second City

     It’s one of the most popular traditions at UChicago and this year, any gift of any amount gets you in! Stay tuned for exciting details to come.

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    The Senior Class Gift

    For giving a gift of $20.21 or more, you’ll receive a complementary gift after convocation PLUS the entrance to the end of the year SCG event AND the April Herb Planter.

    The Chicago Society Gift

    For seniors who give $100 or more, you’ll receive automatic entrance into Chicago Society PLUS the senior class gift shown above PLUS exclusive entrance into the SCG end of year event AND the April Herb Planter.

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    Support your favorite area of UChicago today

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    Official rules: Only current fourth years and members of the Class of 2021 at The College at the University of Chicago are eligible for entry into the raffle. All eligible students may donate any amount to anywhere within the UChicago community during official UChicago Giving Day hours or otherwise email to enter. All entrants must be current Class of 2021 fourth years who are currently matriculated or have graduated in Fall 2020 or Winter 2021. All eligible donors will remain in the viable candidates to win any of the featured gifts unless selected as a winner in which case the candidate will be removed from future drawings. Winners may be informed by email and social media. Drawing occurs in late April.

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