Questions and Answers

Below you will find answers to many common questions about Seattle U Gives 2021.

What is Seattle U Gives?

Seattle U Gives is the university’s online day of giving and a celebration of uncommon generosity in our community. For 24 hours, Seattle U alumni, students, parents, friends, staff and faculty all come together to invest in what matters most to them at Seattle University.

Why should I participate in Seattle U Gives? 

By donating during Seattle U Gives, you can help unlock challenges that amplify the impact of your gift. Every gift, of any size, contributes toward our goal of 2,800 gifts, and combined with the power of The Campaign for the Uncommon Good will impact students—and the futures that they’re building—for generations to come.

When is Seattle U Gives?

Seattle U Gives is on February 25th, 2021 from midnight to midnight PST.

Is there a minimum donation amount?

Yes, there is a minimum $5 gift to participate. 

How can I help spread the word about Seattle U Gives?

You can help spread the word by volunteering as a Seattle U Gives Social Ambassador. Learn more and sign up here!

Can I give a gift through mail?

Yes! Gifts postmarked by February 25th will be counted toward Seattle U Gives. Please make your check out to Seattle University and note 'Seattle U Gives' in the memo field."


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Can I give a gift over the phone?

Yes, we would love to hear from you. You can make your Seattle U Gives gift over the phone by calling 206-296-6301. 

Can I make a gift in advance?

Yes! Gifts made by mail or online that are received by 5pm on February 23 will count towards Seattle U Gives and may be eligible to unlock special challenges. 


Please make your check out to Seattle University and note 'Seattle U Gives' in the memo field."


University Advancement 901 

12th Avenue PO Box 222000 

Seattle, WA 98122-1090


What are challenges?

Challenges are extra pots of money, offered by generous donors, that are unlocked once a set goal is reached, This year, there are dozens of challenges available that will unlock once gift goals are met in various areas. 

Can I give a gift to multiple designations?

Yes! To add multiple designations to your gift amount, select "add another gift to your donation" underneath the dollar amount you choose. Please note that no matter how many designations you choose, unless you start a new transaction your transaction will count as a single gift towards our overall gift goal. 

I don't see the fund I would like to support listed as an option under fund designation. Can I still make a gift? 

Yes! You are welcome to make a gift to any area you choose to support regardless of if the fund designation is listed. Simply write the area you wish to support in the "other" category. 

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