Annual Giving Programs

Your Impact

A gift to the University of Rochester or its Medical Center can have a remarkable impact on the local, regional, or global community. Explore numerous areas of the University that have benefited from your impact.

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Crowdfunding helps connect students, faculty, and staff with alumni, patients, families, and community members who are interested in supporting their projects. A recent crowdfunding effort helped the University’s Thestrals team travel to Texas for nationals, where they beat out 60 other teams to win the US Quidditch Cup.

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Meet Our Student Callers

These dedicated students connect with alumni and parents of the University throughout year. They are calling to provide campus updates and keep you informed on what is happening at the University.

Calls also provide an opportunity for you to support your passion at the University. Our students understand the impact your gifts have on student experiences and enjoy an opportunity to personally thank you for all that you do to support the University.

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How to Give


To make your gift in the most secure way possible, use our secure gift form »

Payroll Deduction

University of Rochester employees may choose to give through the convenience of payroll deduction. We encourage you to enroll online through OneRochester.

By Mail

You can print out a giving form and mail it with your check. Please make your check payable to the “University of Rochester” in U.S. dollars and send to:

University of Rochester
Office of Gift and Donor Records
300 East River Road
P.O. Box 270032
Rochester, NY 14627

Gifts of Securities & Stocks

By donating appreciated stocks, bonds, and mutual fund shares that have been owned for more than one year, donors can avoid capital gains tax.

To make a gift of securities or stock, please contact us at (585) 275-8602.

Wiring Funds

To wire funds to the University of Rochester, please contact the Office of Gift and Donor Services, at (585) 275-8602 or email for specific instructions.