Dean's Circle

The Dean’s Circle brings together our most dedicated annual donors who are committed to the future of the USC Roski School of Art and Design. This group is made up of alumni, parents, and friends who are the foundation of support for our school through their role as advocates for the arts. Members engage with the USC Roski community through special events alongside Dean Haven Lin-Kirk, prominent faculty, alumni, curators, artists, and designers. With any gift to USC Roski of $2,500 or more you are invited to become a member of the Dean’s Circle.

Members enjoy the following recognition and benefits as a thank you for their support:


Fellow ($2,500+)*

  • Invitations to all exclusive Dean's Circle events with Dean Haven Lin-Kirk
  • VIP invitations to select Roski Talk meet-and-greets, with the speaker and faculty
  • Invitation to the annual Awards Ceremony and Undergrad Exhibition opening reception
  • Recognition on the school’s website, commencement program, e-newsletter, and at each campus
  • Holiday gift designed by an alumnus
  • Complimentary parking for USC Roski events, upon request
  • Invitations to all Roski Talks lectures
  • Invitations to all exhibitions and open studios
  • Subscription to the e-newsletter

Ambassador ($5,000+)*

All recognition and benefits above, plus:

  • Annual MFA and MA catalogs
  • Reserved seating at USC Roski Commencement
  • Reserved seating at USC Roski Visions & Voices events, upon request

Leader ($10,000+)*

All recognition and benefits above, plus:

  • Invitation to the annual Donor Recognition Dinner with Dean Haven Lin-Kirk
  • VIP access to select art fairs in the US and abroad, upon request 

Director ($25,000+, including multi-year pledges)*

All recognition and benefits above, plus:

  • A private lunch or dinner with Dean Haven Lin-Kirk
  • Individualized concierge service


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Other Ways to Give:

Mail: 850 West 37th Street, WAH 104, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0292
Call: 213-821-9695
Mobile: Text “Roski” to 41444

For questions about the Dean’s Circle or other ways to support creativity at USC Roski, please contact Director of Development, Brooke Devenney, at or (213) 821-9695. 


*Membership in the Dean’s Circle is tax-deductible according to current IRS regulations.