» Town & Gown Membership

Town & Gown membership is open to community residents, business leaders, alumni, parents and grandparents of Chapman students, Chapman faculty and staff, as well as other friends of the University.

Town & Gown members are committed to:

  • helping students who wish to have a Chapman University education;
  • contributing funds toward projects that enhance student learning or beautify the campus; and
  • personal growth through participation in social and academic programs while having fun and making new friends in the process.

Click here to make a membership payment online.

If you are a current Town & Gown member and would like to print a renewal application, please download the renewal form here. If you are not a current member, please download the application here. Please return the completed form and membership dues to:

Town & Gown
Chapman University
One University Drive
Orange, CA 92866

Contact us to learn more about becoming a member of Town & Gown at Chapman University.

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Membership Dues

Members of Town & Gown consist of individuals who are in accord with the purposes of Town & Gown and who have paid annual dues in the following classes:

Membership Levels
Individual $75
Dual (two persons in one household)  $100
Current University Faculty, Staff and Administration- Individual $50
Current University Faculty, Staff and Administration- Dual $75
Life $2000

Members’ dues are 100% tax-deductible

A Message From Chapman University President Daniele Struppa

Dear Friends of Town and Gown,

I have no appropriate words to express my gratitude for the powerful positive impact that you have had on our faculty and our students through your philanthropy and your active involvement in so many facets of the University. Your commitment to higher education and your dedication to our students exemplify those values that make Chapman University such a special institution.

All of you are also exemplary ambassadors for Chapman University, helping to foster good will between the University and our surrounding community. I encourage you to continue inviting your friends and neighbors to attend events and become part of our vibrant Chapman Family.

In the Chapman spirit,

Daniele C. Struppa
President, Chapman University