Graduates of the Last Decade

Marian University's GOLD are making an impact today


Our fiscal year progress toward 300 gifts from GOLD alumni

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If you’ve earned a degree from Marian University during the last 10 years, then you’re a Graduate of the Last Decade (GOLD). From the day you graduate until your 10th reunion, you’re part of this special alumni group. Currently, all graduates from the Classes of 2009–19 are GOLD.

Whether you’re around the corner or across the world, you’re an important part of our global alumni network!

We need you to continue our rich tradition of alumni involvement and support by being actively engaged. Enjoy networking and social events, volunteer opportunities, and programs that make a difference in the lives of our students—now and in the future.

Go for the GOLD

Make a gift before December 31, 2019 and watch it DOUBLE THE IMPACT on Marian University students! An anonymous donor has generously offered to match new gifts from Marian’s graduates of the last decade (GOLD) for up to $250. Give now!

This includes rocking your Marian license plate and other gifts designated as you choose (the athletic team of your choice, student scholarships, study abroad, etc.!).

Remember: It all adds up. Your gift, no matter the size, supports students in becoming transformational leaders in the community.

Getting started

Give back and pay it forward! As GOLD, we make an impact through our time, talent, and treasure by:

  • Continuing to exemplify the mission and vision of Marian University.
  • Fostering meaningful connections to fellow alumni and current students.
  • Promoting participation in campus programs and our own.
  • Creating the next generation of Marian University alumni volunteers.
  • Cultivating young philanthropists.

Staying connected

When you graduate, you’re an alumni for life. Stay connected to Marian University and let us know how you're doing.

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Have you moved into a place of your own? Landed a new gig? Been promoted? Gotten married? Welcomed a new baby to the family? We want to know what you're doing in the real world! Plus, we need your current contact information to keep you up-to-date with news and special events.

Update your contact information here

Follow us

Be social with us and your fellow alumni! The Marian University Alumni Association (MUAA)  uses  Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to share university news and campus updates. Be sure to follow us for GOLD-specific information. Please tag us in your photos when you're representing Marian University in Indianapolis and beyond—including when you're on campus for a game, a meeting, or an event.

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Join us

GOLD alumni are unlike any other alumni, which means you're unique. Our GOLD Committee is planning events and initiatives with YOU in mind—fun social outings, dynamic networking events, plenty of family-friendly activities, and more. Attend what appeals to you (and invite your classmates, too)!

Lead us

Our alumni and advancement teams collaborate with the GOLD Committee to offer meaningful programs and initiatives. We strive to help you connect, reconnect, and stay connected to one another as well as our students, faculty, staff, and the campus community. If you're interested in becoming a GOLD Committee Member to lead, plan, and be a resource to your classmates, email

Giving a gift

Young alumni are the future of Marian University. Regardless of size, every gift helps to provide opportunities for students and contributes to the growth of the university.

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Gifts to the university that establish endowed scholarships support the transformational education Marian University offers.

Mission and identity

Giving to Mission and Identity helps Marian University cultivate the Fransiscan values upon which it was established. Gifts designated to this area could fund scholarships for seminarians, support the San Damiano Scholars program, or contribute to alternative spring break trips, Franciscan artwork around campus, and faith based community outreach.


Gifts to Athletics help provide scholarships to student-athletes and improve facilities. Gifts can be made as a general donation or as an M-Club membership. Did you know GOLD receive the FAITHFUL M-Club membership at a discounted rate? Visit the for more information or visit to make a general athletics gift. 

The Marian Fund

Unrestricted dollars are the pulse of any university. Gift to the Marian Fund help the university to continue to grow and strive for excellence in all areas of campus life.

Want to get more specific? No problem!

If you tell us where you want your gift to go, we promise your donation will be used in accordance with your wishes. All gifts to any area of interest are greatly appreciated!

How to Make An Online Gift

For More Information

If you have questions about upcoming events, please contact Carolyn Swartz, assistant director of annual giving and alumni engagement, at or call (317) 955-6436.

If you have questions about giving, please contact Alex Parker, director of annual giving, at

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