Chancellor's Associates


Gifts that Make a Difference

Chancellor's Associates are the premier group of donors recognized for their annual leadership gifts to UC San Diego. These generous alumni, parents and friends give $2,500 or more each year to be used at the Chancellor's discretion to fund the university's greatest needs.

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About Chancellor's Associates

Chancellor's Associates come from diverse backgrounds and comprise everyone from young alumni to longtime philanthropists. The one thing they all have in common is a commitment to UC San Diego and its academic and research excellence. LEARN MORE

Reasons to Give

There are many reasons you may choose to support UC San Diego as a Chancellor’s Associate. You might be a proud alumnus or a Triton parent. Or perhaps you believe in the power of philanthropy—how your gifts to UC San Diego can effect real change, real discovery and real impact. Not just here at UC San Diego, but around the world. LEARN MORE

Giving Levels

As a Chancellor's Associate, your annual leadership gifts provide Chancellor Khosla with a pool of flexible funds that allow him to act quickly on important campus priorities and new opportunities such as student scholarships and innovative programs. Chancellor's Associates also have the opportunity to give at a variety of levels.


Chancellor's Associates hosts lectures and events to engage alumni, parents, and friends with the university and its representatives. Year-round events showcase UC San Diego's distinguished faculty, thought-provoking academic programs and cutting edge research. LEARN MORE

Make a Gift

Thank you for choosing to become a Chancellor's Associate. You can make your gift through a variety of convenient methods.

Contact Chancellor's Associates

Please contact the Chancellor’s Associates office with any questions.



Chancellor’s Associates Scholars Reception 2014 - April 23

Attend a special reception announcing the 2014 Chancellor’s Associates Scholars.

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Chancellor’s Associates Give $1.2 Million for Students

Alumni Sandra Timmons and Richard Sandstrom, co-founder of Cymer, Inc., seek to help future students achieve the same world-class education they received.

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Chancellor’s Associates Scholar Highlight: Amara Tang

A UC San Diego student majoring in urban studies and planning, Amara Tang is a driven leader, peer mentor and community organizer.

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Chancellor Reaffirms UC San Diego's Commitment to Access, Inclusion

Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla returned to Southeast San Diego to convey how community feedback has helped shape UC San Diego’s strategic plan.

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