Giving to Graduate Education

Our graduate students have access to strong academic programs, leading scholars and researchers, and state-of-the-art facilities thanks in part to the generous support of our donors. Gifts of all types and sizes can make a difference. Below are the many ways you can give and have an impact on the life of a UAlbany graduate student.

Online Gifts

Make a gift now using our online giving form. It's safe, secure and convenient.

Gifts by Mail

Checks should be made payable to The University at Albany Foundation and mailed to:

The University at Albany Foundation
UAB 226
1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12222

Please indicated in the memo of your check that your donation is in support of Graduate Studies or the graduate department of your choosing.

Credit Card Gifts

A donation by credit card can be made safely through our secure online giving form or over the phone with University Development staff. For more information, or to make a gift by phone please call our office at 1-800-577-7869.

Take the Call!

Our student representatives work hard to get the message out to all alumni and parents. So when you get the call from UAlbany...please pledge your support!

Gifts of Stock and Securities

By transferring stock to The University at Albany Foundation you can support innovative academic and research initiatives at the University with a tax-wise investment.

Learn more about giving a gift of securities, or contact Lori Matt-Murphy, Associate Vice President for Planned Giving,, toll free 1-888-226-5600 for more information.

Gift Planning

Gift planning offers a variety of ways to structure contributions to the University to provide maximum benefits to the donor, their families and heirs, and the University. These include gifts with special financial, investment, tax, or legal considerations and might involve assets other than cash, such as securities, real estate, art work, or life insurance. Bequests, charitable trusts and various life-income gifts are part of our Gift Planning offerings.

To learn more, visit our Gift Planning website or contact The University at Albany Foundation toll free 1-888-226-5600.

Payroll Deduction

UAlbany faculty and staff may also sign up for automatic payroll deduction by completing the Faculty/Staff Pledge Form (Adobe Acrobat Reader is needed to view this PDF).


The World Within Reach - The Goldie and Howard Swartz Scholarship

Goldie Brenner Swartz '51 and Howard Swartz Scholarship:
Retired elementary schoolteacher Goldie Brenner Swartz '51 and her husband, Howard, created the scholarship fund to support students with visual impairments.