Dean's Circle

About the Dean's Circle

The Dean’s Circle is a community of alumni and friends who, with annual leadership giving, demonstrate extraordinary commitment to the University of Chicago Law School.

The Law School would like to thank and recognize these donors who demonstrate leadership support. In the 2021-2022 fiscal year, we are pleased to introduce updated benefits and tiers.  Here are the five recognition levels with the following cumulative benefits:

Benefactor: $25,000+  

•    A personalized statement of impact and token of gratitude
•    Early access to special events and programs
•    Exclusive opportunities for engagement with student programming, faculty, and the Dean
•    Complimentary admission to in-person Harper Lectures
•    Recognition in honor rolls
•    Exclusive invitations to University and Law School events
•    Opportunity to share personal experience to inspire others

Patron: $10,000 - $24,999

•    Early access to special events and programs
•    Exclusive opportunities for engagement with student programming, faculty, and the Dean
•    Complimentary admission to in-person Harper Lectures
•    Recognition in honor rolls
•    Exclusive invitations to University and Law School events
•    Opportunity to share personal experience to inspire others

Fellow: $5,000 - $9,999

•    Exclusive opportunities for engagement with student programming, faculty, and the Dean
•    Complimentary admission to in-person Harper Lectures
•    Recognition in honor rolls
•    Exclusive invitations to University and Law School events
•    Opportunity to share personal experience to inspire others

Partner: $2,500 - $4,999

    Complimentary admission to in-person Harper Lectures
•    Recognition in honor rolls
•    Exclusive invitations to University and Law School events
•    Opportunity to share personal experience to inspire others

Young Alumni  Advocate*: $1,000 - $2,499

•    Recognition in honor rolls
•    Exclusive invitations to University and Law School events
•    Opportunity to share personal experience to inspire others

*Alumni who graduated in the past 10 years qualify to be a Young Alumni Advocate member

Please note that matching gifts can count toward these giving levels.

All Dean’s Circle members will be recognized in the fiscal year Honor Roll of Donors (for gifts made between July 1 and June 30) that is published each fall. Additionally, members will receive invitations to special events, such as intimate gatherings with the Dean of the Law School, the President of the University, and leaders in business and law.
 

For more information about the Dean’s Circle, please contact us at lawannualfund@law.uchicago.edu.