Year-End Giving

Thank you for including William & Mary as you plan your end-of-year giving. A gift to William & Mary invigorates the university’s legacy of teaching excellence, propels groundbreaking research and advances a strong community of diverse perspectives.

Year-End Giving

Thank you for including William & Mary as you plan your end-of-year giving. A gift to William & Mary invigorates the university’s legacy of teaching excellence, propels groundbreaking research and advances a strong community of diverse perspectives.

The Office of University Advancement at William & Mary is closed for the holidays, beginning Wednesay, December 20 at 5 p.m. Regular business operations will resume on Wednesday, January 3, 2018.

There will be limited staff in the Office of University Advancement on December 27, 28 and 29 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to assist donors with questions and year-end gifts. 

If you wish to speak with someone by phone, please call:

(757) 221-1001

Or, if you wish to stop by, we are located at:

Office of University Advancement
5300 Discovery Park Blvd
Williamsburg, VA 23188

(757) 221-1001

Please note that December 31 is on a Sunday this year.

Ways to complete your 2017 gift to William & Mary by the end of the year:

Your gift by credit card

For tax purposes, credit card gifts must be received,charged and approved — not just postmarked — by Friday, December 29, 2017, 5 p.m. to count as a calendar year 2017 gift. This is for credit card gifts sent in the mail only.

Credit card gifts online

  • Credit card gifts can be made online through Sunday, December 31, 2017 by midnight. Please visit https://giving.wm.edu/.

Credit card gifts by telephone

  • Call (757) 221-1001 on December 27, 28 and 29, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) to have someone assist you with taking your credit card gift by phone.
Your gift by check

Please check with your postal service regarding hours open on Saturday, December 30, 2017.

  • Date your check on or before December 31, 2017, and be sure it is postmarked on or before December 31, 2017. Checks mailed with postmark and check date on or before December 31, 2017, will be counted for 2017 regardless of when they are received.
  • Send your check via U.S. Postal Service to
College of William & Mary - Office of University Advancement
Gift Accounting
P.O. Box 1693
Williamsburg, VA 23187-1693

(757) 221-1001

FedEx, UPS

Please check with your local service regarding hours open on Saturday, December 30, 2017.

Note: The information below is based on FedEx and UPS being closed on Sunday, December 31, 2017. 

  • Date your check on or before December 29, 2017, and ship with a postmark on or before December 29, 2017. Checks shipped with postmark and check date on or before December 29, 2017, will be counted for 2017 regardless of when they are received.
  • Send your check via FedEx or UPS to:
College of William & Mary - Office of University Advancement
Gift Accounting
P.O. Box 1693
Williamsburg, VA 23187-1693

(757) 221-1001

Hand delivery

  • Date your check on or before December 31, 2017, and hand-deliver your check to:
College of William & Mary - Office of University Advancement
5300 Discovery Park Blvd
Williamsburg, VA 23187-1693

(757) 221-1001

  • Gifts received at William & Mary’s Office of University Advancement will count as a calendar year 2017 gift. Limited staff will be available to accept your check on December 27, 28 and 29 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Gift of securities

Your gift of securities must arrive into our account by close of market on Friday, December 29, 2017 to count as a calendar year 2017 gift and tax deduction.

For all gifts of securities, please call:

(757) 221-1001

Other Questions

For all other questions, please call:

(757) 221-1001