The Office of Institutional Advancement at Pfeiffer supports the university's mission, vision, academics, needs and strategic plan by strengthening and developing relationships with key constituencies, including parents, students, friends, trustees, faculty, staff, governmental officials and other vital leaders. The office also connects and reconnects alumni through multifaceted meaningful experiences and works with donors to help them understand Pfeiffer's unique position within higher education and the opportunities to partner with the university.

The office includes several units. They are: