Ways to Give

Gifts from alumni, parents, foundations, corporations, students, faculty, staff and friends allow the university to provide an excellent education in a creative community where learning and values meet. Your support demonstrates your commitment to Stetson and allows us to continue a rich tradition of building significance through giving. Gifts to Stetson University can be made in the following ways:

Credit Card

Give online easily and securely. Several options are available for giving online. See the Make a Gift Online page for details.

Want to give by credit card but don't want to give online? Simply print the online gift form, fill it out, and fax it to the Office of Development at 386-740-3616.


Send your check made payable to Stetson University to:

Office of Development
Stetson University
421 North Woodland Boulevard
Unit 8286
DeLand, FL 32723

Please indicate on your check if you would like to apply it to a specific program, department or project.

Matching Gifts

Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match charitable contributions made by their employees. To find out if your company has a matching gift policy, please see the Matching Gifts website.

Payroll Deduction (Faculty/Staff only)

To set up a recurring automatic payroll deduction gift to the university, faculty and staff may complete the online form. Optionally, the form can be printed and returned to Development Operations at Unit #8286.

Stocks or Securities

Appreciated stocks and securities can be donated to the university. For more information, read the stock transfer procedures document, or call Paul Gleason at 386-822-7464.

Charitable Estate Gifts

The Office of Gift Planning works with individuals interested in including Stetson University in their charitable estate plan. The office can provide information on bequests, gifts of life insurance or income-producing gifts such as charitable gift annuities, deferred payment gift annuities and charitable annuity trust.

For more information, contact the Office of Gift Planning at 386-822-7461, or visit their website.

Wire Transfer

Gifts can be sent to Stetson University directly via wire transfer. An instruction sheet is available for facilitating these types of transfers. is a search engine powered by Yahoo! that donates fifty percent of its revenue to schools and charities selected by you! It's easy and free to set up, and every cent that the university receives through GoodSearch goes toward the Stetson Fund in support of student scholarships. Go to, select Stetson University, and start searching!

MissionFish allows you to donate all or part of the proceeds from sales on eBay to Stetson University. MissionFish sends the proceeds to the university for you. All gifts are tax deductible and go toward the Stetson Fund in support of student scholarships. Go to for more information.