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How to Give


Give over time

Monthly, recurring gifts combine the ease of installments with the convenience of automatic renewal.


Give all at once

Every annual gift supports current and future students along with the unique mission of Boston College.

More Ways to Give

There are several ways to give to Boston College.

Give online is the easy and secure way to make your gift. You can manage your gift with on-going installments throughout the year, or give all at once. For your convenience, we accept Visa, Mastercard and American Express.

By phone

All you need is your credit card and our toll-free number: 888-752-6438.

By U.S. mail
To send a check, please make your check payable to "Boston College," and mail to:

Boston College
Office of University Advancement 
Cadigan Alumni Center
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

Wire transfers
Please contact Christine Russo at 617-552-3517 or for our Bank of America account number and ABA Routing number.

Charitable Gift Annuity, Trust, or other Planned Gifts
Please contact the Office of Gift Planning at 877-304-SHAW.

Charitable IRA Rollovers
If you are age 70 ½ or older, you can use your Individual Retirement Account (IRA) to make a tax-wise gift to Boston College. Learn more.

Gifts of securities
When gifting domestic stock, simply provide your broker with detailed instructions of the gift that you would like to make to BC, including the name of the stock and the number of shares to be transferred from your account to Boston College's at:

Fidelity Investments, National Financial Services Corp.
DTC (Depository Trust Company) #0226
Account #201973114, Trustees of Boston College
Reference: Donor's Name

Please contact Christine Russo at the Boston College Gift Processing Office at 617-552-3517 or to let us know the name of the stock and the number of shares that you will be transferring to the BC account at Fidelity. This information will help us provide you with proper gift acknowledgment on a timely basis.

If you would like to transfer non-domestic/international stock, before initiating the transfer, please contact Christine Russo at the Boston College Gift Processing Office at 617-552-3517 or as special instructions are required to facilitate the transfer.

Matching Gifts

If your employer or your spouse's employer has a matching gift program, your gift to Boston College may be doubled or even tripled. Your employer’s human resources department can supply you with specific instructions about its process for matching gifts. In some cases, a spouse's company will also match the gift. Find out if the company you work for will match your gifts to BC.

Payroll Deductions for Boston College Employees
Employees of the University may make regular contributions to Boston College from their paycheck. Contributions can be set up by logging into PeopleSoft HR Employee Self Service, via the BC Agora Portal (under the Human Resources section of the My Services tab). For more information, download these detailed instructions.

Tax Benefits of Your Gift
Please note that cash or credit card gifts make you eligible for a deduction for the full value of your gift. You can use this deduction for up to 60 percent of your Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) and carry forward any unused portion for up to five additional tax years.

Memorial Gifts
If you would like to make a gift in memory of a deceased member of the BC family, please visit Under "I wish to dedicate my gift," select "In memory of a deceased member of the BC community." If you would like for us to notify the family of your gift, please provide as much of their contact information as possible. If you prefer to make your gift via phone or U.S. mail, please be sure to mention/include the above information in your correspondence. Note: The amount of your gift will not be shared with the family.  If you have any questions, please contact Courtney Reggo at 617-552-4439 or

To learn more: Contact the Boston College Fund directly at 888-752-6438 or


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