Chancellor's Associates

Please consider becoming a Chancellor’s Associate and help UC Merced build a great future.

 Chancellor’s Associates are a group of community leaders who take pride in the fact that the University of California is considered the premiere public research university in the world. Chancellor’s Associates are UC Merced’s annual giving society and they are committed to changing lives and helping the university build a great future.

Some of the ways that Chancellor’s Associates help is by providing student assistance, supporting research, recruiting top-notch faculty, and strengthening community partnerships.

The benefits of joining Chancellor’s Associates include:

• Invitations to exclusive receptions with the Chancellor

• Monthly e-updates and news alerts

• Opportunities to strengthen ties with the Chancellor, faculty and campus leadership while
networking with community leaders

• Invitations to UC Merced events

• Recognition in the Chancellor’s Honor Roll of Donors

If you are a recent graduate, consider joining the Chancellor’s Pioneers, affiliates of Chancellor’s Associates, who continue to support the campus annually and enjoy the same privileges of belonging to a dedicated giving society.

We welcome you to direct any inquiries you may have to Lisa French at (209) 228-4138 or

Thank you for your support. Every gift makes a difference.