Philanthropy at the University

Year-end Gift-giving Information

Tax year information

Please note that the university is closed December 24-26. To allow sufficient processing time, the deadline for receiving credit card gifts is 11am on December 31.

Receipts reflect the date the gift was processed.  It is ultimately the donor’s responsibility to determine and support the date of the gift if it is used as a tax deduction.

Ways to Give

Credit cards

We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover.  Per IRS regulations, to be receipted as a charitable gift in 2013, credit cards must be processed and the authorization received from the credit card company by close of business December 31.  The best method for making a gift by credit card is to make the gift online.  If the program you wish to support is not listed online, you may call the development office at 713-500-3200 by 11am on December 31.

Checks

Checks should be made out to The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.  For your gift to be directed to a particular program, the name of the program should be placed in the memo of the check or in an attached letter.

Make checks out to: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.  For your gift to be directed to a particular program, the name of the program should be placed in the memo of the check or in an attached letter.

Address for checks:
Office of Development
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
P.O. BOX 301413
Dallas, TX 75303-1413

Stock gifts

Per IRS regulations, to be receipted as a gift in 2013, gifts of stock must be transferred to UT System by December 31.  UT System is closed December 24-26, and the gift planning office is staffed from 9am to 3pm December 27-31.   Please call UT System to arrange the transfer:  Charlotte Hambrick (chambrick@utsystem.edu) or Jean Bennett (jbennett@utsystem.edu) can be reached at 512-499-4300.

Additional Information

For questions concerning year-end giving, please contact Michael Musters at 713-500-3203; or via Email at michael.v.musters@uth.tmc.edu.