How to make a gift to University of the Pacific


There are many ways to make a transformative tax-deductible gift to University of the Pacific. You can charge your gift using our online giving form, write a check or donate stocks. Making a planned gift might allow you to make a substantial gift, while generating income for life or enjoying meaningful tax advantages. Planned or deferred giving options include real estate, bequests and trusts.

Online
Giving online is secure, quick and easy. Simply fill out the necessary information on our online giving form and submit. 

Mail
To mail a pledge payment or donation, please send credit card information or check made payable to University of the Pacific to: University of the Pacific Advancement Services 3601 Pacific Avenue Bannister Hall, 1st Floor Stockton, CA 95211

Estate and Planned Giving
Giving through your will or trust offers a way to support Pacific, while meeting your current financial needs. Other creative gift plans provide opportunities to transfer ownership of your home, farm or other valued assets to the university. Visit our webpage at

Gifts of Securities, Stocks and Bonds
These gifts offer considerable tax advantages if transferred to Pacific before they are sold. For detailed instructions about making these types of gifts, please refer to the security transfer instructions form. For more information, please contact the Office of Estate & Gift Planning at 209.946.2501 or legacy@pacific.edu.

Gifts of Personal Property
Gifts of rare books, works of art, valuable collectibles, and other items of value often offer considerable tax advantages. For more information, please contact the Office of Estate & Gift Planning at 209.946.2501 or legacy@pacific.edu.

Matching Gifts
Matching gift programs allow you to increase significantly the size of your donation. Check to see if your employer participates in such a program. Use our matching gift company directory tool to see if your company participates. 

Tax ID
Your gift is tax deductible to the extent allowable by law. University of the Pacific Tax ID is 94-1156266. If you have questions, please contact the Development Office at 209.946.2500.