Giving FAQs

What are the ways I can give to the University?

You can make a gift online now or learn about other giving options below. Most donors make gifts and pledge payments by check or credit card. Others take advantage of tax savings that come from giving appreciated stocks, shares of mutual funds, or real estate. A growing number of alumni and friends incorporate gifts into their financial and estate planning. Click on any of the options described below to begin initiating the giving process.


You may make a credit card gift with your Visa, Master Card, Discover, or American Express card using this secure form. If you prefer to make a gift over the phone, please call Gift Processing Services at 434-924-7018.


To make a gift via check, simply print out this form, complete the form entirely and mail it with your check to the address indicated on the form.

Make a Pledge

Please call the UVA Gift Processing Services Help desk at 434-924-7018.

Mutual Funds or Stocks

Gifts of stocks and mutual funds are coordinated by UVA Gift Processing Services. Proceeds from the sale of these assets will go directly to support any of the efforts of the Alumni Association. For example, you can direct your gift to the Glee Club.

Gift Planning

A growing number of alumni and friends choose to support the Alumni Association through financial or estate planning. This process is known as “gift planning” and the gifts are referred to as “planned gifts.”

How do I donate to my class or school?

Please select your class or school from the list on this form or designate the class or school in the “Comment field.”  If you mail a check, please put your desired recipient in the “memo” field. We will ensure the group receives your generous donation.

Where do I send my check?

UVA Gift Processing Services
PO BOX 400331
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4331

Donation checks should be made out to the University of Virginia Fund. The designation of your gift should be denoted in the memo section of your check or in a letter accompanying your check.