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Name an Auditorium Chair

The flagship 160 seat auditorium in Luddy Hall is designed for collaboration using stunning technology. As a young school with a rich history, our students should know that alumni have their back.

For $1,000, with flexible payment plans of up to five years, you can name a seat in our auditorium. Donors will be recognized with a nameplate honoring you or your chosen honoree.

For more information, complete the form below. A member of our Alumni Relations & Development team will be in contact within two business days.

Chair Campaign Interest Form

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  • What can I include on the nameplate?

    Whatever you would like (within reason)! We recommend including your formal name, degree, and class year (Jordan Garcia, MS '99) or honoring a favorite professor/staff member. This is also a great opportunity to pay tribute to a loved one and engrave a nameplate to read "In memory of..." Our development staff will work with you to ensure the nameplate fulfills your wishes.

  • Will I be informed the location of my chair?

    Yes! Later in the construction project, we will be sure to let you know where your chair and nameplate is located in the auditorium.

  • For what purposes is the auditorium used?

    The space is used by all programs of the School - computer science, informatics, information science, intelligent systems engineering, and library science - for classes, guest lectures, and more.

  • What are the payment plans?

    We have flexible gift plans that work with your philanthropic budget. Each chair is named in recognition of a gift of $1,000 or more, which may be paid in installments over up to five years. Below are a few options for payment plans. Complete the form above to contact the Alumni Relations & Development office for additional options.

    Automatic Monthly Gift (Charged to Credit Card): $16.67 for 60 Months/5 Years

    Yearly Gift: $200 each year for 5 Years

    One-Time Installment: $1,000 Payable Now

    Want to pay your gift off in fewer than 5 years? We can create a shorter payment plan.

  • When do I have to decide?

    This exciting opportunity is limited to 160 chairs on a first-come, first-served basis. Luddy Hall opened in 2018 with lots of interest in this project. Establish your pledge soon to reserve one of the remaining seats!