FreeWill + University Liggett School

Begin your legacy with us

To help you get started on your plans and legacy, you can use FreeWill, an online tool that guides you through the process of creating a legally valid will or trust. It’s easy to use, accessible online and can be completed in 20 minutes. You can use this resource on its own, use it to document your wishes before finalizing your plans with an attorney.

Have you already included a gift in your will or trust?  Please fill out this form to let us know!  We would love to thank you for your generosity.

Non-probate assets

Do you have an IRA, 401(k), life insurance policy, or any other assets not included in your will? If so, these are called non-probate assets and you must plan your beneficiaries for them separately. Use this online tool to make your plans and designate us as a beneficiary of one or more of these assets.

For more information about leaving University Liggett School in your estate plans, contact Cressie Boggs, Director of Development and Alumni Relations at 313.884.4444 x 413 or

Donor Stories

Legacy Circle

The Legacy Circle at University Liggett School represents a group of generous alumni, parents and friends who have made a gift in their estate plan establishing scholarships, providing special programs and building endowment. These gifts, large and small, have helped to shape superior academic experiences, nurtured outstanding teachers and enabled talented and motivated students to attend our School.

University Liggett School today has a foundation built on a history and tradition of excellence established by the faculty and students of The Liggett School, Detroit University School, Grosse Pointe Country Day School and Grosse Pointe University School.

Any gift made in an estate plan benefiting University Liggett School qualifies you to be a member of the Legacy Circle.
Your membership includes:

  • Special recognition in school publications;
  • Annual subscription to an exclusive online e-newsletter for Legacy Circle and Leadership Circle members;
  • Invitations to special receptions and programs;
  • An invitation to a reception held each Spring for Legacy Circle and Leadership Circle members.