Naming opportunities at Nichols College are intended to recognize the contributions, accomplishments, generosity, or special efforts of individuals and organizations whose loyal support is vital to our mission.  The college offers a number of philanthropic, honorific and academic naming opportunities for facilities and their components; other aspects/items of the college's physical plant; centers; programs; and scholarships.

The college's Board of Trustees reviews the list of standing naming opportunities periodically.  For more information, please contact the Advancement Office at 866-622-4766 or email us. 

Building/Physical Spaces 

Named buildings or building components enhance the character of a college campus, and recognize those who have made a significant impact on the institution.

The following facilities are available to name at 50 percent of their present value:

Academic Building
Admissions/Welcome Center
Athletic and Recreation Center
Copper Beach Apartments I&II

For information on naming one of these spaces, please contact the Advancement Office:

Athletic Fields and Facilities
Residence Hall Recreation areas
Walkway on Budleigh Hall

Other locations:

Classrooms $100,000
Resident Hall Rooms $25,000
Benches $5,000
Lamp posts $1,000


Endowed Funds 

Naming opportunities are extended to non-physical assets, typically in the form of endowed gifts.  Income from these funds is intended to elevate academic, faculty, and student excellence.

Select Academic Programs $5,000,000
Institute for Women's Leadership $1,000,000

Endowed Scholarships

Full Scholarship $1,000,000
Presidential Scholars Fund $150,000
Endowed Scholarship $25,000

Endowed Faculty Support

Endowed Chair $2,000,000
Named Professorship $1,000,000
Underwriting Support for Operations/Position $25,000


Naming opportunities are payable gifts of cash, pledge (preferably for a length of no longer than five years), and securities, and are subject to approval by the Board of Trustees. To review the college's Gift Acceptance Policy, please click here.