The 2017 Class Gift

The Class Gift is a way for UAlbany students and parents to give back to the University at Albany, and serves as a living tribute to great memories, an outstanding education, and a bright future.

Vote for the 2017 Class Gift!
Cancer Research Center/Fund for Memory & Hope
Student Engagement and Living Learning Communities
9/11 Memorial


About the vote

The option that gets the most votes will be the focus of the 2017 Senior Class Gift. Any and all gifts towards the Senior Class Gift 2017 will support the chosen option. If you have any questions please contact Ed McGlone at

Option 1: Cancer Research Center/Fund for Memory & Hope

Support ongoing research occurring at UAlbany related to understanding cancer with the ultimate goal of discovering the generic origins of cancer and aiding in finding its cure.

Option 2: Student Engagement and Living Learning Communities

Leave a lasting legacy for incoming freshman to UAlbany by expanding and enriching UAlbany’s Living Learning Community program. Help the LLCs bring more students into the many worlds offered here on campus that are proving to help freshman improve their grades, and remain successful throughout their UAlbany career.

Option 3: 9/11 Memorial

Aid in the creation of a fitting memorial on campus that honors the nearly 3,000 people who lost their lives on the morning of September 11th 2001, 26 of which were part of the UAlbany family.

About the 2017 Class Gift

Why should I make a gift?

Your gift will leave a lasting impression on the University at Albany, and will set a course for the future. This project will serve as a meaningful legacy for the Class of 2017, and create new opportunities for future students. As a donor, you will also be listed in a special donor recognition section of the commencement program.

How do I make a gift?

Giving is simple, and there are many options:

  • You can give today on our secure online giving form. Your donation will go toward the winner of the 2017 Class Gift poll above.

  • Mail a check made payable to The University at Albany Foundation, with "2017 Class Gift" in the memo to:
    The University at Albany Foundation
    UAB 226
    1400 Washington Avenue
    Albany, New York 12222


Contact the UAlbany Fund at: 518-577-7869, or

The World Within Reach - The Morris Altman Research Fund

Gary M. Jacobson '82 Scholarship:
Established by Foundation Director and UAlbany alumnus Gary Jacobson, B.A. '82 to support undergraduates involved in community service projects benefiting children.