Take a Bite

Make a Difference
Below are volunteer and giving opportunities in small, medium and large bites that will benefit Kalamazoo College.

Small Bites


Recommend and encourage prospective students to apply to K

Promote K in your school (educators)

Introduce yourself to the Admission Counselor that covers your region

Career Development

Join Wisr, the Kalamazoo College Career Mentoring Network

Refer information about an internship in your workplace

Keep your professional information up-to-date in Wisr and the alumni directory

Post an entry-level job in Handshake

Alumni Engagement

Update your alumni directory profile

Attend an alumni event

Nominate an alumna/us for an award

Watch a StoryZoo or K Talk


Make an annual gift to the Kalamazoo College Fund

Check with your employer to see if they provide a matching gift benefit

Share why you give to Kalamazoo College

Medium Bites


Send congratulatory notes to admitted students

Call admitted students

Submit an alumni profile for Instagram

Career Development

Mentor a student or recent grad

Connect with a current student on LinkedIn

Offer to speak on a career panel or other career event

Alumni Engagement

Attend your class reunion

Join your reunion committee

Submit a class note or a reunion update

Tell your K story through StoryZoo


Increase your gift annually

Make an additional gift to an athletics team, an academic department, or a K program

Encourage alumni friends to make a gift to K

Large Bites


Go to coffee with a prospective student “Coffee with a K Grad

Sit on a Visit the Zoo panel

Staff a college fair in your area

Career Development

Host a summer extern through the Discovery Externship Program

Provide summer internship supervision in your workplace

Represent your company or organization at on-campus Recruiting Expos

Alumni Engagement

Become a reunion committee chair

Self-nominate to be on the Alumni Association Engagement Board (AAEB)

Participate in an alumni travel opportunity

Become a Hornet event host

Organize or present a K Talk


Join the 1833 Society with an annual Kalamazoo College Fund gift of $1,833 or more

Join the Stetson Society by informing the College that K is in your estate plans

Become a Class Agent