Ways to Give | Advancement

Ways to Give

Your gift helps Rochester maintain the standard of excellence in teaching and research that has placed us among the top institutions in the country. When you join with other alumni, parents, and friends in supporting the University, you contribute to our efforts—Meliora!—to be “ever better.”

There are several ways to give:

Give online today:
To make your gift in the most secure way possible, use our secure gift form »

Giving by mail:

If you would like, you may also print out a giving form and mail it with your check.

Write a check payable to the University of Rochester in U.S. dollars and send to:

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

Give by Wiring Funds
To wire funds to the University of Rochester Annual Funds, please contact Debbie Rossi, at 585 275-3903 for specific instructions.

Gifts of Securities and 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. They also receive an income tax deduction for the fair market value of the gift.

A security’s gift value is determined by its fair market value on the day you make the gift. In the case of certificates mailed to us, the date of gift is the date of mailing; if the shares are transferred to the University on the books of a broker or agent, then the gift date is the date of transfer.

To make a gift of securities or stock, please contact Debbie Rossi at 585 275-3903 for specific instructions.

Payroll Deduction
University of Rochester employees may choose to give through the convenience of payroll deduction. We encourage you to enroll online through OneRochester. You also have the option of completing the payroll deduction form and returning it to Gift and Donor Records at RC Box 270032 or fax to 585 273-4558. Any questions can be directed to Gift and Donor Records at 585 275-4564.

Privacy Information
Donor information provided to University of Rochester Office of Gift & Donor Records online, off-line, or via any given platform will only be used to process your gift and for University of Rochester related activities. The University of Rochester will not share or sell the donor’s personal information, nor send solicitations on behalf of other organizations unless we must do so to comply with a court order or other legal process.