UKNIGHT 4 Arcadia

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 to Saturday, October 13, 2018

As the Arcadia community gathers to commemorate the Inauguration of Dr. Ajay Nair as University’s 22nd President, now is the time to UKNIGHT!

Arcadia students, alumni, Trustees, faculty, staff, parents, family members, neighbors, and friends are invited to celebrate this milestone moment in the University’s history by participating in our most ambitious participation campaign to date: UKNIGHT 4 Arcadia, taking place from October 10-13, online and on campus.

UKNIGHT 4 Arcadia invites community members to come together and demonstrate their belief in the future of Arcadia by making a gift—of any size—during our four days of giving. It doesn’t matter what you give; it matters that you give!


We have set an ambitious goal to have 1,022 members of the Arcadia community participate in the UKNIGHT 4 Arcadia campaign from 12 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, October 10, until 11:59 p.m. EDT on Saturday, October 13. 

Areas of Support

During the campaign, you may direct your gift to support some of what keeps Arcadia at the forefront of a liberal arts education with a global perspective:

  • Presidential Initiatives—In honor of his Inauguration, gifts to this fund provide support for President Nair’s key projects and initiatives as he begins to set his vision for the University.
  • The Fund for Arcadia—Delivers an immediately accessible source of revenue which goes to work to support undergraduate and graduate programs, clubs and activities, campus facilities, global education experiences, scholarship support, the Landman Library, and more at Arcadia.
  • Academic Support—Provides supplemental funding to Arcadia’s colleges, schools, and academic departments.
  • Arcadia Athletics—Enhances the athletic and recreation programs offered at Arcadia, including the University’s 19 NCAA Division III varsity sports.
  • Fulfilling the Promise: The Retention Fund—Supports students on the path to success who have committed to return in the fall following their first year, but who are unable to do so due to finances.
  • Scholarship Support—Provides essential financial assistance to talented Arcadia students.
  • Student Activities—Supports the extracurricular activities that enrich the Arcadia student experience.
  • Study Abroad—Opens the world to Arcadia students by providing scholarships for international study through Arcadia’s First-year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE), Preview programs, Global Field Study (GFS) courses, and The College of Global Studies.


UKNIGHT Cash Stations

You may make your gift online or by stopping by one of the on-campus UKNIGHT Cash Stations to make donations in person with cash, check, or debit/credit cards, plus snap some selfies with the Knight and pick up some Arcadia swag!*

  • Wednesday, Oct. 10, 9 to 11 a.m.—Kuch Center Lobby (Free donuts to the first 36 donors, plus other Arcadia swag for gifts of $2, $5, or more!)
  • Wednesday, Oct. 10, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.—Outside Common Read Lecture, Kuch Center Lobby
  • Thursday, Oct. 11, 12 to 1 p.m.—The Chat (Grab Arcadia sunglasses to wear to Rock the Knight when you make a donation of $3 or more!)
  • Thursday, Oct. 11, 12 to 2 p.m.—Dining Hall (Grab Arcadia sunglasses to wear to Rock the Knight when you make a donation of $3 or more!)
  • Friday, Oct. 12, 12 to 2 p.m.—The Chat (Free soft pretzels to the first 50 donors, plus other Arcadia swag for gifts of $2, $5, or more!)
  • Friday, Oct. 12, 2 to 5 p.m.—Outside Presidential Panel, Rosedale Gallery, Commons Lower Level
  • Saturday, Oct. 13, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.—Outside Athletic Hall of Fame Induction, Rosedale Gallery, Commons Lower Level
  • Saturday, Oct. 13, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.—Family Weekend Carnival, Grey Towers Castle Lawn (Rain Location: Commons; Pick up Arcadia swag for gifts of $2, $5, or more!)


*Get your swag while supplies last!

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