Join a Society

Your generosity directly supports our mission to enlighten minds, engage hearts, and empower lives as we seek true distinction by transforming Merrimack College. 

Thank you for making a powerful investment in the college and helping to fund critical projects and programs. From creating more student learning spaces on campus to making critical academic hires that will enable Merrimack’s reputation to soar, your gift will touch areas related to teaching, research, and student life in fundamental ways.


The Merrimack Society

A leadership gift to Merrimack College helps to honor our Augustinian tradition of scholarship, service and social justice. Your generosity allows us to match our ambitions with goals, and our goals with resources, as we seek true distinction by transforming the college.

Donors who give annual contributions totaling $1,000 or more, helping to fund critical projects and programs, are recognized as part of The Merrimack Society in the following ways:

  • Recognition event invitation
  • Society impact report
  • Annual calendar
  • Hockey suite invitation
Level Annual Contribution Additional Recognition
Austin $5,000+ Reserved seating at the President’s Speaker Series Events, campus concierge service and private invitations to other campus events.
Cushing $2,500–$4,999 Reserved seating at the President’s Speaker Series events. McQuade
McQuade $1,000–$2,499   
Young Alumni McQuade
(2009–19)
$100+   

The Wenzel Society

Donors who have given for three or more consecutive years will be recognized with an annual commemorative gift, with additional recognition for donors who give for 10–24 consecutive years and 25 or more consecutive years.

The Wenzel Society, named in honor of Father Jim Wenzel, O.S.A., ’52, recognizes Merrimack College’s most loyal donors. Alumni and friends who make a gift to the College for three or more consecutive years are creating a lasting impact on our community — much like the legacy Father Jim has created during his more than 60 years as a beloved member of our College community.


The 1947 Society

The 1947 Society, honoring Merrimack’s founding year, was established to recognize Merrimack alumni, parents and friends who demonstrate their generosity and commitment to the College through a planned gift. 

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