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

Introduce yourself to the Admission Counselor that covers your region

Promote K in your school (educators)

Career Development

Refer information about an internship in your workplace

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

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

Attend a yield event in your area

Career Development

Mentor a student or recent graduate

Connect with a current student on LinkedIn

Offer to speak on a career panel or at another 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


Sit on a Visit the Zoo panel

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

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