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Hofstra Society

The Hofstra Society recognizes donors who generously contribute $1,000 or more to Hofstra University each year. Essential support from Hofstra Society members helps the University attract the best and brightest students through scholarships and financial aid, expand academic offerings, recruit and retain accomplished faculty, and enhance classrooms and other campus facilities with the latest technologies.
Members of the Hofstra Society also have numerous opportunities to network and socialize at University sponsored events, programs and symposia led by distinguished Hofstra University faculty and administrators.

Hofstra Society Benefits

Beyond the satisfaction of supporting one of America's leading universities, your annual gift to Hofstra will bring you the following benefits:

A yearly gift of $1,000-$4,999

  • Invitations to special events held throughout the year
  • Professional networking opportunities with Patrons and University Staff
  • VIP reserved seating at on-campus events
  • Invitation to the annual Donor Appreciation Cocktail Reception
  • Recognition on the Honor Roll of Donors

A yearly gift of $500-$999 (for alumni 6-10 years from graduation)
A yearly gift of $250-$499 (for alumni 1-5 years from graduation)

  • Invitations to special events held for GOLD Alumni throughout the year
  • Professional networking opportunities with Distinguished Alumni and University Staff
  • Recognition on the Honor Roll of Donors

A yearly gift of $5,000-$9,999
All the benefits of Patrons, plus:

  • Dedicated Staff to answer questions, arrange tickets and VIP seating at all eligible events, and provide “behind-the-scenes” tours of schools, facilities, or programs
  • Professional networking opportunities with Fellows and University Faculty and Staff
  • Invitation to attend the annual Scholarship Luncheon

A yearly gift of $10,000-$24,999
All the benefits of Fellows, plus:

  • Four complementary tickets to the Fall Festival Concert and Carnival
  • Networking opportunities with other Partners, University Leadership, Faculty and Staff

Hofstra Society Leaders

Hofstra Society Leaders enjoy a special level of attention and engagement, featuring opportunities to network with Hofstra Society peers, as well as University Leadership.  Beginning at $25,000, there are a variety of naming opportunities to honor family, colleagues, friends, or members of Hofstra community.

President’s Circle
A yearly gift of $25,000-$249,999

Founders Circle
A yearly gift of $250,000 or more

Gittleson Society
Lifetime Support of $1,000,000 or more

The strength and impact of the Hofstra Society depends on the generosity of Hofstra alumni, friends and parents who want to ensure that generations of students receive an education that allows them to succeed and become leaders in their fields.

Join or renew your membership today.

For more information about the Hofstra Society, please contact:

Krista Stella
Director for Donor Relations and Major Gifts
Office for Development and Alumni Affairs
101 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
Tel. (516) 463-6561
Fax (516) 463-4867