How to Give

waystogiveGifts to UC San Diego from alumni, parents, faculty, staff, students and friends play an important role in keeping our university in the forefront of academic and research excellence. Even modest contributions, pooled with gifts from others, can achieve big results and begin a lifetime of philanthropy with impact.

Step 1: Choose your Passion.

Review these giving opportunities.

Step 2: Make Your Gift

Ready to donate? Here's how you can give online, by check or through other methods. You can also make a gift through a bequest, charitable annuity or other type of planned gift. Please visit the Office of Gift Planning for more information.

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Give now by credit card, cash gift, pledge or recurring donation through UC San Diego's convenient and secure online giving website.

When you make an online gift, you can check to see if your employer has a matching gifts program or visit the Employer Matching Gifts page.

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Payroll Deduction:
For UC San Diego faculty and staff, it's easy to give through payroll deduction. Just go to our online giving website to designate your gift and follow the instructions for payroll deduction.

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If you would like to call with your credit card information, contact:

UC San Diego Gift Processing


To mail in your gift check, make your check payable to "UC San Diego Foundation" and mail it with your payment to:

UCSD Gift Processing
9500 Gilman Drive, #0940
La Jolla, CA 92093-0940

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If you would like to make a gift of stock or mutual funds, you can learn more here.

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If you would like to make a gift to UC San Diego through your will, trust or another form of planned gift, please contact the Office of Gift Planning at (858) 534-2249 or visit the Gift Planning website.

Questions about your online gift?
Call or email us at:
UC San Diego Gift Processing