Ways to Give

When considering how you will make your gift (online, by phone, by mail) also consider the best gift you can make. Please see our list of giving societies for suggested levels of giving.


Sewanee has set up an easy and secure way to make a gift online. When visiting this site, please consider checking the box for a recurring gift. Setting up a recurring gift is easy, and it assures Sewanee's enduring strength. 


Call us at 800.367.1179 to make a gift over the phone or with questions, weekdays 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. central time. Please leave a message after hours.

Make a Pledge

Use this form to make a pledge.


If you wish to make your contribution by check, send it to:
The University of the South
Office of Advancement
735 University Avenue
Sewanee, TN 37383
NOTE: Be sure to designate your gift to the Sewanee Fund or other purpose on the memo line.

Planned Giving

Planned giving helps you meet your personal financial and estate planning goals by making a lifetime or charitable gift. For more information visit sewaneelegacy.com or find a complete guide here.


Many employers will match gifts to charitable institutions. To find out if your company participates in a matching gift program, visit http://www.matchinggift.com/sewanee/ or check with your human resources departments to obtain the appropriate paperwork.


Many donors wish to make gifts of stock as such gifts often have tax advantages. To discuss a stock gift, please contact us at stockgift@sewanee.edu or call 931.598.1641. For transfer instructions when making a stock gift to Sewanee, view the Sewanee stock transfer instructions. or find a complete guide here.

Sewanee Employee Payroll Deduction

Follow this link to make a gift through Sewanee's payroll deduction program as a University Employee. 




Ensuring Access, Value, and Opportunity

We seek to provide more competitive financial aid and improve career-building opportunities to create a diverse community of academic excellence that will prepare our student for success.

Support for Students

Reinforcing Academic Distinction

We seek to attract and retain celebrated teacher-scholars, building a faculty whose commitment to teaching is matched only by its passion for creating knowledge through research and scholarship completed in collaboration with students and teaching in programs that speak to the challenges of today and tomorrow.

Support for Faculty

Enriching the Sewanee Experience

We seek to foster a community of honorable student-citizens, healthy in both body and mind, set in an enduring, sustainable environment that is deliberately built and maintained and hospitable to all.

Support for Seminarians