Frequently Asked Questions About Giving
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- Do I have different options in making a gift to the Division of Student Affairs?
You may choose the type of asset (cash or non-cash) to contribute, the giving method (direct or planned), and the initiative you would like to support (a program, initiative, scholarship, facility, and so on).
- How can I give online?
Gifts can be made to Student Affairs through our secure online gift form. For other types of gifts such as establishing a scholarship and estate gifts, please send e-mail to or call one of our development staff.
- May I pledge a gift and spread it out over a period of time?
Using our secure online gift form you may pledge a gift and schedule the payments based on your preferences.
- May I make a gift to recognize or memorialize someone?
Yes, using our secure online gift form, you may make your gift in honor of a special loved one, friend, or colleague, or to memorialize someone who is deceased.
- Is my gift tax deductible?
Yes, your gifts to benefit the Division of Student Affairs are tax deductible.
- How can I make a gift that will last forever as a tribute to someone?
You may endow your gift so that it lives in perpetuity. The gift's principal will be invested soundly and a percentage of the income generated will be designated as you wish. For more information or a confidential discussion, please send e-mail to or call one of our development staff.
- May I make a gift through my estate or will?
A charitable bequest is one of the easiest ways you can leave a lasting impact on our organization. A bequest may be made in your will or trust directing a gift to our organization. For more personalized information or a confidential discussion, please send e-mail to or call one of our development staff.
- Are there income-producing opportunities for me through my gift?
If you are looking for a secure source of fixed income for now or your future, you may consider giving through a Gift Annuity. A portion of your income stream may even be tax-free. You will receive a charitable deduction for your gift and the satisfaction of furthering our mission. Please contact your finance or tax professional directly, please send e-mail to or call one of our development staff.