Due to the weather, Hastings College is closed through Tuesday morning, January 17. Offices will open at noon Tuesday, and afternoon classes will be held.

1882 Fund

Hastings College annual giving is known as the 1882 fund.

A gift of any size to the 1882 Fund is a powerful vote of confidence in Hastings College.
You can support student success by designating your gift to one or more of the following:
Student Scholarships
Your gift to the 1882 Fund will help make Hastings College affordable for all academically-qualified students, regardless of their ability to pay.
Academic Programs
The 1882 Fund helps underwrite an exceptional learning experience for all Hastings College students by funding projects such as student/faculty research, innovative January Term courses, classroom technology, and faculty salaries.
Student Life
From the football field to the recital stage, Hastings College students are engaged in a variety of co-curricular activities. Your gift will provide opportunities for students that build leadership, teamwork, and organizational skills for a lifetime.

Make your gift to the 1882 Fund and consider being a part of the 1882 Fund President's Council.

How does my gift support student success? »Hastings College alumni and friends gifts at work.

  • $100 ($8 a month) provides two new documentary films or texts for Perkins Library.
  • $500 ($42 a month) provides goggles, beakers, test tubes and other supplies for students at the Morrison-Reeves Science Center.
  • $1,250 ($104 a month) provides a service-learning trip during January Term (Hastings College students serve locally, across the U.S. and abroad, including in Ghana, Guatemala and India, among other locales).
  • $2,500 ($208 a month) provides a need-based grant for an outstanding student of limited means who otherwise could not attend HC.
  • $5,000 ($417 a month) provides a special skills scholarship for an exceptional student in the fine arts, speech or student media.
  • See more ways your gift supports student success »
Thank you for supporting Hastings College!