Club and Foundation


Stained Glass Wall

The Ivy Club is a non-profit 501(c)(7) association which owns the premises of 43 Prospect Avenue and provides meals and other services to its membership.

The Ivy 1879 Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable foundation which provides funding for the preservation of the Club's historic building, for educational programs, and facilities that are used for educational purposes.

 Undergraduate Membership Fees

Ivy Club Library

As a private club, Ivy receives no support from the University. Board charges are comparable to those in University dining facilities. Dues reflect, inter alia, the costs of property taxes, maintenance, and insurance. The Club's Social Fund is administered by the undergraduate officers. Fees for the 2019-2020 academic year are shown below.

Board$7,500New Sophomore Members Fees (Spring 2020)
Dues$2,200Initiation Fee$750
Social Fee$750Sophomore Dues$250
Total$10,450Social Fee$300

Pay Undergraduate Membership Fees

Graduate Member Dues and Contributions

Ivy alumni support the Club through their graduate dues and voluntary contributions. Following graduation, annual dues for the first five years are $75, and $100 thereafter. Graduate members are always welcome at Ivy.

Graduate Member Dues and Contributions

Ivy 1879 Foundation Donations


DoorTax-deductible gifts to the Ivy 1879 Foundation support educational activities at Ivy and the preservation of its historic clubhouse, which is part of the Princeton Historic District.  Each year the Foundation provides a number of educational programs and offers financial aid to those members who need assistance to maintain their membership in Ivy. Contributions to the Foundation are gratefully accepted.

Ivy 1879 Foundation Donations