Development and Alumni Relations

The Division of Development and Alumni Relations connects the passions of Pacific alumni, supporters and friends with the aspirations of our students and faculty to ensure the university continues to make a meaningful difference in our communities and our world. Donors play an integral role in Pacific’s mission by supporting bright students, talented faculty, transformative learning experiences and ground-breaking research that benefits society and improves lives. Contributions of any kind make a meaningful difference for our students. 

We invite you to explore the following opportunities to engage with Pacific, and please let us know how we can help you become a closer member of the Pacific family.

Make a Gift

Your gift powers every aspect of the university and helps make a Pacific education possible for all students.

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Annual gifts to University of the Pacific go to work immediately, ensuring that a Pacific education remains cutting edge, with small class sizes, diverse perspectives and committed professors.

Your philanthropic giving supports Pacific Tigers and their commitment to excellence. Learn how you can support our student-athletes so they can thrive on and off the courts.

Our office helps corporations and foundations navigate the university and identify opportunities for collaboration.

Pacific’s digital crowdfunding platform lets alumni, students, clubs, schools and programs secure funding for transformative projects.

Our Office of Estate and Gift Planning can help you determine the most tax efficient and flexible strategy for you and your family to provide a future gift to University of the Pacific.

Many companies match their employee's monetary gifts to nonprofit organizations, such as Pacific. Use our Matching Gift Company Directory tool to see if your company participates.

Stay connected to Pacific and your classmates through our vast alumni network, club events, reunions and more. 

The Powell Match program will match new endowment gifts up to 1:1 with more than $60 million allocated for endowed scholarship matches and $25 million for endowed academic program matches. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to double your gift while matching funds remain.


Our recognition societies honor generous and dedicated alumni, families, and friends for their commitment to Pacific students. Donors are honored during Homecoming with special ribbons and buttons to proudly showcase their membership. The support of recognition society members will impact our Tiger family for years to come.



Pacific Loyal celebrates donors who give in two or more consecutive fiscal years. Loyal donors receive special recognition throughout the year and are honored when they reach 2, 5, 10, 25, and 50-year giving milestones. Their consistent annual gifts strengthen the university and enrich the experiences of students and faculty.

Learn more about Pacific Loyal



The Heritage Society recognizes those who have remembered Pacific in their estate plans (includes bequests, charitable remainder trusts, retirement fund assets, and other deferred gifts). These esteemed donors are considered the pillars of the Pacific community.

Learn more about the Heritage Society



Pacific’s most prestigious donor circle, the 1851 Society honors individuals and families whose lifetime contributions total $1 million or more. Their extraordinary generosity allows the university, and its students and faculty, to take risks and push boundaries in pursuit of excellence.


For information about recognition societies, and how you can participate, contact:

Donor Relations at or 209-932-3370

Contact Us

University Development and Alumni Relations
Alex and Jeri Verschagin Alumni House
1022 Dave Brubeck Way
Stockton, CA 95211
Business: 209.946.2500
Fax: 209.946.3272