How to Give

Credit Card

Use your Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express for fast, secure and easy giving.

Make your gift online or call
800-766-4371.

You can also mail credit card gifts to:

SMU
Office of Development
PO Box 750402
Dallas TX 75275-0402

Check

Sign, seal, and mail – the old-fashioned way.

Mail gifts payable by check to:

SMU
Office of Development
PO Box 750402
Dallas TX 75275-0402

Wiring

The fastest, most secure way to send cash.

To electronically transfer cash to SMU, contact:

Marianne B. Piepenburg
Assistant VP
Planned and Endowment Giving
214-768-3410

Or fax a letter of gift instruction to her at 214-768-2669.

Matching Gifts | Find out if your company will match your gift to double its impact.  

 

For more information on the following giving options, please contact the Office of Planned Giving at 214-768-4745 or visit our Planned Giving website.

Non-Cash

Securities: Give to SMU and avoid the capital gains tax.

In-kind: Gifts other than cash – such as art, books, and technology.

Future Gifts

Bequests: Leave a legacy by remembering education in your will.

Retained Life Estate: A future gift of home or farm provides a current benefit.

Life Insurance: A gift to ensure the University's future.

Retirement Plan Designation: Earn estate and income tax benefits through your gift.

Future Gifts with Life Income

Gift Annuity: Receive income from an annuity gift to SMU.

Trusts: Earn income and tax benefits for you and your family while you give.

 
Call 1-800-768-9996 to make a gift by phone or to ask a question about making a gift to SMU.