Office of Advancement and External Affairs

The work done by the Office of Advancement and External Affairs, which houses the following subdivisions, allows Saint Peter’s University to benefit from the continued financial support of thousands of alumni and benefactors.


Advancement is charged with creating, strengthening and stewarding relationships with alumni, friends, corporations, foundations and other members of the community for the purpose of developing increased involvement in and financial support of the University and its strategic vision.

  • Donor Relations is responsible for delivering high quality communication to donors in regards to gift acknowledgment, donor recognition and reporting in order to foster long-term engagement and investment.
  • Planned Giving assists those interested in making a bequest to Saint Peter’s or receiving information related to estate planning.
  • Corporate and Foundation Relations is responsible for identifying, researching, cultivating and soliciting corporations and foundations.
  • Advancement Services maintains the University’s alumni and donor database.  If you have you moved, married or received a promotion, please send your new information to or call (201) 761-6106.

Annual Giving

Annual Giving works to build and maintain a base of consistent unrestricted support for the University’s operating needs as well as the general scholarship fund.

University Communications

University Communications ensures that the University’s strategic vision and core values are supported and promoted through an organized communication program; messages enhance the profile of the University, its students, faculty, programs and activities.

Alumni Engagement

Alumni Engagement provides programs, services and communications to alumni so that they may become more connected and remain engaged in the life of Saint Peter’s University.