Ways to Give

Clarkson is a nexus of education, research, and innovation. We remain constant in our quest to attract the best students from around the globe and pair them with remarkable educators, mentors, and opportunities that will augment their work and help transform lives. We embrace the inevitability of change, and we constantly seek to evolve. Your investment makes this possible, impacting the lives of all Clarkson students tremendously. Thank You.


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Make a gift online here. It’s fast, easy, and secure. You can make a one-time gift or set up an automatic recurring gift on a schedule that’s convenient for you.

Payroll Deduction

Clarkson University employees may choose to give through the convenience of payroll deduction. To enroll, please fill out our online gift form.

By Mail

You can mail a check, made payable to “Clarkson University,” to:
Development Operations
Clarkson University
Box 5510
8 Clarkson Avenue
Potsdam, NY 13699-5510

If you are giving to a particular designation, please include it on the memo line.

Gifts of Securities & Stocks

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By donating appreciated stocks, bonds, and mutual fund shares that have been owned for more than one year, donors can avoid capital gains tax.

To make a gift of securities or stock, please click here.

Gift Planning & Bequests

The University can help you integrate your personal and family financial goals with your charitable giving, and legacy planning.

IRA Charitable Rollover

For information on how to make an IRA Charitable Rollover gift to Clarkson University, please visit these instructions.

Wiring Funds

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To wire funds to Clarkson University, please contact the Development Office at 315-268-7718.