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Tower Society Membership

Alumni, friends, and donors who have made lifetime contributions of $50,000 or more to any SDSU college or program are recognized as Tower Society members. Four recognition levels, each based on lifetime giving, provide opportunities to advance within the society.

$50,000 +*

  • Recognition of your support on the Tower Society Honor Roll (Donors may elect to have their names excluded.)
  • Information about SDSU with a subscription to 360: The Magazine of San Diego State University
  • An invitation to attend the annual Tower Society donor appreciation event

Cum Laude
$100,000 +

All of the above, plus:

  • An Honorary Alumni Association Lifetime Membership (for individuals only) which includes on-site access to SDSU’s Love Library and all CSU libraries
  • For a complete list of Alumni Association Membership benefits, please visit:
  • A special gift for Cum Laude members only

Magna Cum Laude
$500,000 +

All of the above, plus:

  • An invitation to the president’s annual University House event
  • A special gift for Magna Cum Laude members only

Summa Cum Laude
$1,000,000 +

All of the above, plus:

  • An invitation to the annual Evening Celebrating Philanthropy with the university president
  • The Presidential Medallion in recognition of your generous support of SDSU’s students, faculty and staff

Note: Gifts to KPBS are not included in totals as KPBS has a separate donor recognition program.

* Existing members who qualified for the Honors level prior to July 1, 2014, are grandfathered into the program.