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John Jay Associates

The John Jay Associates program recognizes the generosity and support of alumni, parents and friends whose cumulative annual giving to the College totals $1,500 or more.

John Jay Associates are represented by members of every class, as well as parents and friends. This generation-spanning commitment ensures that current and future students have the opportunities to build their own lifelong connection to Columbia College.

With a monthly recurring gift of $125* you can join the John Jay Associates and increase the impact of your support, providing funding for scholarships, internships, student life, or the Core Curriculum.

See how your gift could add up:

Monthly Rate • $125

  • Total Annual Gift • $1,500
  • Leadership Level • Member

Monthly Rate • $291.67

  • Total Annual Gift • $3,500
  • Leadership Level • Fellow

Monthly Rate • $416.67

  • Total Annual Gift • $5,000
  • Leadership Level • Sponsor

Monthly Rate • $833.34

  • Total Annual Gift • $10,000
  • Leadership Level • Patron

To learn more, please email ccfund@columbia.edu or call 212-851-7488.

*The classes of 2004-2017 may join the John Jay Associates at the member level with a gift of $100 for every year since graduation.

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MEMBER • $1,500-$3,499

  • Recognition as a Core to Commencement Founding Donor and in the Columbia College Annual Report.
  • Invitation to an annual John Jay Associates Event.
  • Access to a personal campus liaison.
  • Two complimentary tickets to a football or basketball home game (On a per request basis and subject to availability).
  • Special Core Curriculum update from a Core Scholars Program winner.
  • Complimentary lunch at Homecoming.
  • Special Recognition at Reunion.
  • Receive an exclusive John Jay Associates gift.

* Please email cc-steward@columbia.edu or call 212-851-7488 for more information

FELLOW • $3,500-$4,999

All the benefits of the member category, plus:

  • Invitations to Insider Access Calls, interactive phone calls with key Columbia College leaders.

* Please email cc-steward@columbia.edu or call 212-851-7488 for more information

SPONSOR • $5,000-$9,999

All the benefits of the fellow category, plus:

  • Complimentary access to a Café Columbia cultural experience (subject to availability).

  • Opportunity to name a current use internship stipend (Gift must be designated for Internships, starting at $5,500).

* Please email cc-steward@columbia.edu or call 212-851-7488 for more information

PATRON • $10,000-$24,999

All the benefits of the sponsor category, plus:

  • Invitation to the Dean’s Scholarship Reception (Gift must be designated for Financial Aid).

  • Special access to the hospitality lounge at a Columbia Basketball home game (On a per request basis and subject to availability).

* Please email cc-steward@columbia.edu or call 212-851-7488 for more information

DEAN'S CIRCLE • $25,000+

All the benefits of the patron category, plus:

  • Exclusive invitation to the Dean’s Circle Reception.

  • Opportunity to name a current use scholarship (Gift must be designated for Financial Aid).

* Please email cc-steward@columbia.edu or call 212-851-7488 for more information

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MEMBER • $100 FOR EVERY YEAR SINCE GRADUATION

  • Recognition as a Core to Commencement Founding Donor and in the Columbia College Annual Report.
  • Invitation to an annual John Jay Associates event.
  • Two tickets to a football or basketball home game (On a per request basis and subject to availability).
  • Special Core Curriculum update from a Core Scholars Program winner.
  • Complimentary lunch at Homecoming.
  • Special recognition at Reunion.
  • Receive an exclusive John Jay Associates gift.
  • Invitations to Insider Access Calls, interactive phone calls with key Columbia College leaders.

* Please email cc-steward@columbia.edu or call 212-851-7488 for more information

YOUNG PATRON • $1,500—$4,999

All the benefits of the member category, plus:

  • Invitations to join the Young Leaders Council, an exclusive council of philanthropic leaders of Columbia College's recent alumni community.
  • Exclusive invitations to Young Leaders Council events throughout the year.

DEAN'S CIRCLE • $5,000+

All the benefits of the Young Patron category, plus:

  • Special access to the hospitality lounge at a Columbia Basketball home game (On a per request basis and subject to availability).
  • Opportunity to name a current use internship stipend (Gift must be designated for Internships, starting at $5,500).
  • Exclusive invitation to the Dean's Circle Reception.

John Jay Gifts in Action

The John Jay Associates Program recognizes the generosity and support of alumni, parents and friends whose cumulative annual giving totals $1,500 or more.

1500

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$1,500
hosts First-in-Family Reception for first-generation college students

5,000

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$5,000
supports orientation for all first-year students

7500

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$7,500
sponsors one student participating in Columbia Experience Overseas

$10,000

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$10,000
supports the College's commitment to need-blind, no-loan financial aid