When you give to SMU, you’re helping shape future world changers. There are many ways to make your gift.

Online

Use your Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express for fast, secure and easy giving. Make a one-time gift, or set up a monthly, quarterly, or yearly gift to SMU.

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Phone

Call 800-768-9996 to make a credit card gift over the phone.

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:

Office of Planned and Endowment Giving
214-768-1911

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

Matching Gifts

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

Non-Cash

  • Securities: Give to SMU and avoid the capital gains tax. Learn more.
  • In-kind: Gifts other than cash – such as art, books, and technology. Learn more.
  • For more information, contact the Office of Planned and Endowment Giving at 214-768-1911 or visit our Planned Giving website.

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.
  • A gift to ensure the University’s future.
  • Retirement Plan Designation: Earn estate and income tax benefits through your gift.
  • For more information, contact the Office of Planned and Endowment Giving at 214-768-1911 or visit our Planned Giving website.

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.
  • For more information, contact the Office of Planned and Endowment Giving at 214-768-1911 or visit our Planned Giving website.