Seniors, donate any amount to anywhere at Duke through:


About Senior Giving Challenge

The Senior Giving Challenge committee is hosting the following events to encourage seniors to make a donation of any amount to any area at Duke before they graduate. Give back to an area at Duke that matters to you, and attend our events all year long!

  • Senior Midnight Breakfast Picnic at East Campus Marketplace – Thursday, October 28th 11AM-1PM
  • Fall Chapel Climbs* – Monday, November 15th, & Tuesday, November 16th
  • Senior Night at the Wellness Center – Thursday, February 24th
  • 1st Spring Chapel Climbs* – Monday, March 14th, & Tuesday, March 15th
  • 50 Days Ball at the Nasher Museum of Art – Friday, March 18th 8-10PM
  • 2nd Spring Chapel Climbs* – Monday, April 11th, & Tuesday, April 12th
  • Professional Photos in the Gardens** – Tuesday, April 19th, Wednesday, April 20th, & Thursday, April 21st
  • Farewell to Durham – Thursday, May 5th

All other events are open to the entire senior class, regardless of donation status.
*These events are for seniors who have made their senior gift to anywhere at Duke.
**This event is for seniors who include the Gardens in their donations. Remember, you can split your gift between multiple places that matter to you!

Find YOUR Passion

You know what matters to you, find it here.

Duke Libraries

The shared center of Duke’s intellectual life.

Wellness Center

Supporting your path to greater personal success and happiness.

Duke Gardens

The Gardens are calling, and you should go.

Lemur Center

Protecting some of the most endangered (and cute) animals on the plane.

Marine Lab

Advancing coastal and marine science that affects us all.

Sustainable Duke

Educating and empowering the Duke community to create a more sustainable future.

Women’s Center

Empowering students to who are committed to gender equity and social change.

Nasher Museum of Art

Raising the cultural bar at Duke since 1969.

Mary Lou Williams Center for Black Culture

Celebrating and increasing knowledge of Black people, Black history and Black culture.

Financial Aid

Duke is hard enough, need shouldn’t be a barrier.

Jewish Life at Duke

A vibrant, diverse, and pluralistic Jewish community at Duke.

Duke Catholic Center

We serve and support the spiritual development of the Catholic community at Duke.

Make Your Donation

  1. Any amount: Don’t let the amount be a barrier – even $1 counts! What donation amount is meaningful to you? Consider $20.22 to honor your class year. Donations $100+ make you a Senior Leadership Donor. Give via credit cardflex, Venmo, the Duke Mobile App with Apple/Google Pay, or we always accept cash at our events.
  2. Any area at Duke: What areas at Duke are important to you? Designate your donation where you want to make an impact. At a loss? Consider one of the Annual Funds to support financial aid, innovative programs, faculty research projects, and hands-on learning opportunities.
  3. Honor a mentor: Consider making your donation in honor of someone who has made a difference in your Duke experience. Donors and their honorees will be invited in the spring to enjoy a cup of coffee on campus paid for by the Senior Giving Challenge. Details to come. (All donation amounts are private).

Get Involved

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Senior Giving Challenge committee or have questions, please contact Randi Cromer at (919) 613-9373, randi.cromer@duke.edu.