Seattle University will be closed for the holidays beginning Friday, December 23rd until Tuesday, January 3rd. For assistance with making a year-end gift during this time, please call University Advancement's central phone at 206-296-6100, select option 4 and leave a message with your name and phone number. Messages will be checked throughout the day and a staff member will contact you as soon as possible.
To ensure your gift counts towards the 2022 tax year, please consider the following:
Checks - Gifts made by check must be postmarked by Saturday, December 31st to be considered a 2022 gift.
Credit Cards - The easiest way to ensure that a gift via credit card is counted for the 2022 calendar year is to make your gift online any time before midnight on December 31st.
Gifts of Stock - Gifts of stock must be transferred into Seattle University's brokerage account by December 30th to count as a 2022 contribution. SU Stock Transfer Instructions
IRA Rollover Checks - Due to SU's holiday closure, gifts made from a personal IRA checkbook must be received and cashed by Thursday, December 22nd. Please coordinate with your IRA account administrator to ensure fund are withdrawn by 12/31/2022.
Seattle University’s Jesuit-inspired education provides academic excellence with a commitment to educating the whole person, to professional formation and to serving our community and the world by addressing society’s most vital issues. Your support helps educate and empower leaders for a more just and humane world.
Financial support from our alumni, parents and friends empowers SU to be a Jesuit University of Distinction for a Time of Change. Contributions to SU help position the university as the region's prominent STEM educator, ensure the ongoing vitality of campus life and the student experience through programs and events and change the lives of students through scholarship support. Read below how gifts like yours are making a difference.
Private financial support provides student access and opportunity through scholarship awards, innovative new programs across disciplines, and recruitment and retention of the faculty who continue to make this university a center of excellence. This support also provides for state-of-the-art technology, equipment and improved facilities.
View the ways in which you can make a gift today that will impact students and their education – and the future of our communities and the world.
If you are interested in supporting a specific program, initiative, student organization, activity, faculty professorship, deanship or any other area at Seattle University that doesn’t appear to fit within the funding categories outlined above and which is not listed on our secure online giving form, you may write your preferred designation on your check or in the comments section of the online form.
Employer matching gift programs can increase the impact of your gift to Seattle University. As a non-profit organization and 501(c)3 charity, Seattle University qualifies for many of these programs. Find out if your employer offers a matching gift. If you can’t find your employer, please contact your employer’s Human Resources Office to see if your gift qualifies for matching.
To speak with someone about additional giving opportunities, please visit our contact us page for a list of University Advancement staff.
You can also call (206) 296-6301 and ask to speak with someone about making a gift to the area of your choice.