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Faculty Staff Victory Celebration

Tuesday, March 31st
1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Events Room A300

Enjoy music, root beer floats, cake and ice cream

Announce grand prize drawing winners

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Faculty/Staff Giving Campaign?
The Faculty/Staff Giving Campaign is an opportunity for those who are most passionate about UHD to raise funds for the University. Funds raised will address specific needs of the institution and the students we serve. Gifts help the University to bridge the gap between state funding, tuition dollars, and the needs of a growing educational institution.


Is my gift tax-deductible?
Yes, UHD is qualified as a tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS Code, so all gifts to the University are tax deductible. To find out more about tax deductibility, visit the IRS website at


Why does the University need annual giving support?
State funding and student tuition cover only a percentage of the university's operating budget. Gifts from faculty, staff, students and friends support our programs, provide scholarships and improve our campus.


I can only make a small contribution. Does that really help?
Absolutely! It all adds up! For example, if 50 people each gave $25, this could provide $1,250 toward a student's annual cost of books and supplies. If 50 employees each pledged $15 per pay period, it would provide $9,000 and cover nearly all of the cost of tuition and books for two undergraduate students for an entire year. Every dollar counts. UHD employees who give also serve as an example for alumni to become loyal donors as well.


How does the University use my contributions?
The areas you designate online or on your pledge card will receive 100% of your gift. All restricted annual gifts fund university scholarships and existing endowments at the college of your choice. If you give an unrestricted gift, we will direct the funds to the greatest needs of the university.


How can I contribute?
There are many options for making gifts to the University on your pledge card, but we encourage you to make your gift through payroll deduction. You can also make a gift by check payable to UHD, or use your Visa, MasterCard, or Discover card.

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