Make your gift today!

Make your gift today!

Senior Class Gift

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Senior Class Gift- The What. The Why.

The Senior Class Gift (SCG) encompasses a proud tradition of senior classes making a gift to McKendree University’s Annual Fund. Every graduating class member is asked to make a gift of $20.16 in support of their alma mater.


Top 6 Reasons Why You Should Make your Senior Glass Gift.

6. Every time a senior makes their gift, Bogey jumps for joy.
Making your Senior Class Gift is the ultimate embodiment of school spirit. Your gift shows you are proud to be a Bearcat and committed to supporting the future of your alma mater.

5. You get a free t-shirt. That should be reason enough.
Make a gift, get a free t-shirt. It is as simple as that. These highly coveted SCG t-shirts will be the envy of all your underclassmen friends and classmates. Wear them often to help inspire other Seniors to make their gifts.

4. Giving back to the University makes you feel good.
Just like the Seniors that came before you, you are paying it forward to future McKendree graduates. Give yourself a pat on the back! Making the decision to make a gift that makes a difference is something that you should be very proud of.  

3. It’s easy.
Making your Senior Class Gift is quick and easy. Just visit our website and click on the Make A Gift Now button. Enter all required information and BOOM, you are done. You can also come in person to the Alumni House or find us at one of the SCG events throughout the year. 

2. Say “Thank You” to McKendree for an amazing four years.
Graduation will be here before you know it! We hope that as you are nearing the end of your time at McKendree University that you are looking back at the last four years with fond memories. What better way to say “Thank You” for all of the experiences you have had, the friends you have made, and the opportunities now within your reach. Your Senior Class Gift shows your appreciation for McKendree and all that it has meant to you. 

1. Once a Bearcat, always a Bearcat.
Your decision to make a Senior Class Gift makes a statement. It is not only a statement of appreciation but also of support. It is not only a statement of pride but also of commitment. By making a gift, you and your fellow seniors are playing a vital role in the history of the University. Walking across the stage in May does not end your relationship with McKendree, it is only the beginning.  Go BEARCATS!


Make your Senior Class Gift today!!

The future is yours to give, Bearcats, let’s give back! Making a gift is easy – you can make a secure gift online, stop by Alumni House, talk to one of your SCG committee members, or contact Haley Thompson, Assistant Director of Annual Giving at