How to Give
Choose From 12 Options

Credit Card Credit Card
Use your Discover, Visa or MasterCard for fast, secure, and easy giving.
Check Check
Sign, seal, and mail – the old-fashioned way.
Matching Gifts Matching Gifts
Duplicate your dollars when your employer matches your gift.
Wiring Your Gift Wiring Your Gift
The fastest, most secure way to send cash.

Securities Securities
Give to SMU and avoid the capital gains tax.
In-Kind In-kind
Gifts other than cash – such as art, books, and technology.

Future Gifts
Wills/Bequests Bequests
Leave a legacy by remembering education in your will.
Life Insurance Life Insurance
A gift to ensure the University's future.
Retained Real Estate Retained Life Estate
A future gift of home or farm provides a current benefit.
Retirement Plan Designation Retirement Plan Designation
Earn estate and income tax benefits through your gift.

Future Gifts With Life Income
Gift Annuity Gift Annuity
Receive income from an annuity gift to SMU.
Trusts 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.