TODAY is Elon Day 2019

Today all members of the worldwide Elon community are invited to participate in this day-long celebration by making a gift to the university and sharing their Elon pride on social media. 

Please note: The Elon Day College Coffee will take place in Alumni Gym on Tuesday, March 5, at 9:40 a.m. In addition, the Elon Day Mardi Party will take place in Moseley, with a fireworks show viewed from Iconic Plaza at 8:30 p.m.

See more details below. 

Elon Day, the university’s annual day of giving, is here. This day is an opportunity for the worldwide Elon community to come together and make an impact on the lives of current and future Elon students. Now in its sixth year, this day encourages engagement and philanthropy among all members of the Elon community around the globe. Join us in making a difference.

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Elon Day began in 2014 as part of the university’s 125th anniversary celebration. Since then, Elon Day’s momentum and impact have grown year after year. Last year, donors made history with 5,370 gifts totaling more than $18 million. Elon Day gifts of all sizes and designations will count toward this year’s total.

“At its core, Elon Day is an opportunity for the Elon community to come together and create a lasting impact on current and future students,” said John H. Barnhill ’92, associate vice president for university advancement. “The driving force behind Elon Day is the belief our partners, advocates and investors have in the university. Together, Elon can and will continue to provide opportunities for students.”

The Elon community can participate in Elon Day events on campus and around the world.

On-campus events include a special College Coffee starting at 9:40 a.m. in Alumni Gym (note the updated location). The senior class giving committee will host the Senior Toast at 7:30 p.m. in Lakeside Meeting Rooms and from 8 to 11 p.m., all students are invited to attend the Elon Day Mardi Party in Moseley Center. Attendees are invited to watch a fireworks show on Iconic Plaza at 8:30 p.m.

In addition, Elon Day events will take place in 38 cities around the world. These events will bring the momentum of the day directly to the Elon alumni network. To see a complete list of Elon Day events, visit

Learn more about additional on-campus events and regional alumni chapter Elon Day parties on the Elon Day website, and follow #ElonDay on social media for exciting news and updates.

Questions? Please send an email to or contact 1 (877) 784-ELON (3566).