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Donor Courtesies


As a Chancellor’s Associate, you are an integral part of our campus community. In appreciation of your contribution, you will have special opportunities to participate in an exciting range of UC San Diego activities throughout the year.

Donor Events

Chancellor’s Associate donors are invited to an array of exclusive events, including receptions with our scholars and distinguished faculty, colloquia and symposia that showcase leading-edge research, and visual- and performing-arts events. E-invitations are sent for all programs. For a schedule of upcoming activities, visit the Calendar of Events.


The Geisel Library is the heart of campus, offering a range of resources to the campus and the community. This renowned facility houses unparalleled book and print collections as well as robust systems for scholarly access, including licensed databases, in support of the university's goals of excellence in research and teaching. As a Chancellor’s Associate, you can obtain a library card (for all university library services) at a 50 percent discount by presenting your donor identification at the circulation desk. Don’t forget to mention if you are a UC San Diego graduate, for an additional alumni discount! For more information, contact the library at (858) 534-0134, or visit


UC San Diego's recreation classes offer something for everyone — from strength training and martial arts to yoga, meditation, and surfing. As a Chancellor’s Associate, you receive 50 percent discount off a recreation membership that will entitle you access to all recreation facilities as well as reduced rates on classes and workshops, equipment rental, and outdoor trips. Don’t forget to mention if you are a UC San Diego graduate, for an additional alumni discount!

To learn more about how to purchase a recreation membership at a 50% discount, contact Tiffany Ayres at or (858) 246-5217.

The Ida and Cecil Green Faculty Club

Chancellor’s Associates enjoy access to the Faculty Club for lunch, cocktails, and special events. The Club offers lunch service Monday through Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Chancellor’s Associates receive member pricing on lunch. Rooms are available to rent for private meetings and catered functions. Full club membership provides extended use of the facilities. For more information, contact the Ida and Cecil Green Faculty Club, at (858) 534-0876, or visit the website.

Online Portal

As a member of Chancellor’s Associates, you will receive a UC San Diego email address that allows you access to UC San Diego’s online portal and select scholarly databases from an off-campus computer. For access information, email

UC San Diego Class Auditing

All Chancellor’s Associates donors may audit UC San Diego classes at no charge. If you are interested, email with the class name, professor name, course number, and your date and time preferences. (Please note that auditing certain classes may require professor permission.)

UC San Diego Division of Extended Studies

The content is: Chancellor’s Associates are eligible to receive a 10 percent discount, up to $50 per quarter, on eligible courses to eligible students. For more information visit Discounts.

Rady School of Management

Through our association with the Rady Corporate Education Affiliate program, Chancellor’s Associates receive a 20 percent discount when registering for courses offered through the Rady School’s Center for Executive Development, by using the code CHANASSN20.

Triton Travel

See the world with Triton Travel. These guided tours, offered by the UC San Diego Alumni office, are open to all Chancellor’s Associates. For additional information, email or visit their website.

Tax Deductibility

In accordance with IRS regulations, a portion of your gift to Chancellor’s Associates may be tax-deductible. Your gift is fully tax-deductible if you decline to receive benefits (please give notice in writing at the time of payment). For additional information, email

*Please note that all courtesies are subject to change.