Did you miss Seattle U Gives 2022? You can still make an impact today!

Questions and Answers

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

What is Seattle U Gives?

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

When is Seattle U Gives?

Seattle U Gives is Thursday, February 24th, 2022, from midnight to midnight PST.

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!

Why should I participate in Seattle U Gives? 

By donating during Seattle U Gives, you can help unlock challenges that greatly amplify your impact. Your $5 can be the final gift needed to unlock $10,000 for the area closest to your heart! 

Additionally, every gift - of any size - contributes toward our goal of 3,000 gifts, and when all these gifts are combined we're impacting SU students (and the more just and humane futures that they’re building) for generations to come.

Can I make a gift in advance?

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

If making a gift online, please write "Seattle U Gives" in the comment field. If mailing in a check, please note "Seattle U Gives" in the memo field.

Seattle University
Advancement Services
901 12th Avenue
PO Box 222000
Seattle, WA 98122-1090


Is there a minimum donation amount?

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

Can I give a gift through mail?

Yes! Gifts postmarked by February 24th will be counted toward Seattle U Gives. Please make your check out to Seattle University and note 'Seattle U Gives' in the memo field.

Seattle University
Advancement Services
901 12th Avenue
PO Box 222000
Seattle, WA 98122-1090


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. 

What are challenges?

Challenges are extra pots of money offered by generous donors that are unlocked once a set goal is reached, such as "50 gifts to support scholarships will unlock an additional $5,000 in support." Challenges make every gift matter, because your $5 or $20 will join with others' to make a massive impact!

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. 

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. 

Still have questions?

Contact us at annualgiving@seattleu.edu