Calendar Year-End Giving Opportunities to Support Pacific University

As the 2022 calendar year comes to a close, we hope you will consider supporting Pacific University and our students with a year-end gift. Every gift, of any amount, makes an impact and there are many different ways to support Pacific and our students.

Make a Gift Online

You can make your gift to Pacific University by credit or debit card using our secure online giving form or by clicking the button below.


Send a Check by Mail

Make your check payable to Pacific University and mail it to the address below. Checks must be postmarked by Dec. 31, 2022.

Pacific University
UC Box A-162
2043 College Way
Forest Grove, OR 97116

Give by Phone

To make a gift over the phone using your credit or debit card, call us at 503-352-2211.

Make a Gift in Honor or in Memory

Tribute gifts can be made in honor or in memory of a loved one or friend. In order for your tribute letter to arrive in time for the holidays, we ask that gifts be received before Dec. 9, 2022.

Make a Gift by Wire Transfer

When making a gift of cash by wire transfer, please notify Michelle Lawrence, Gift Records Specialist, at 503-352-1575 or by email. Please reference the donor’s name and the purpose of the gift in the wire transfer instructions.

Account Name: Pacific University
Account Number: 153606844451
Routing Number: 123000220

U.S. Bank                                                                 Alexei V Bibik, 
111 SW 5th Ave., Suite 400-T                                    Vice President & Relationship Manager
Portland, OR 97204

Make a Gift of Appreciated Securities

To make a gift of securities to Pacific University, your financial institution will need the following information:

JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A.
Client Service:
800-600-9211 or 800-600-9611

Account Number: B19134000
DTC Participation Number: 902 or 0902
Credit Account Number: P72500
FFC Account Number: B19134000

JP Morgan Chase will notify Pacific University of the completed transaction. The valuation of the gift will be calculated from the average of the high and low price for the day of the transfer to the university's holding account. Pacific University may be unable to obtain specific donor information associated with the transfer as it arrives. To avoid this problem, please notify Michelle Lawrence, Gift Records Specialist, at 503-352-1575 or by email, with the specific details of the securities donation including the name of the donor, the name of the transferred security, the number of transferred shares and the intended use of the gift.

Make a Gift with an IRA Charitable Rollover

Consider utilizing your required minimum distribution (RMD) to support Pacific University. If you are 70.5 years or older, you can make a tax-free distribution from your IRA to Pacific. Any qualified contribution up to $100,000 counts toward your required minimum distribution. Your spouse may also make a qualified charitable distribution of up to $100,000. To make a gift from your IRA, contact your IRA custodian (Fidelity, Merrill Lynch, Schwab, Vanguard, etc.) and ask the representative to send a check in the amount you desire (up to $100,000) payable to Pacific University.

Please contact Jan Stricklin, senior associate vice president for principal and planned gifts, by email or call 503-352-2890 and provide the following information:

  • Your name
  • The amount of your check
  • The name of the IRA custodian (Fidelity, Merrill Lynch, Schwab, Vanguard, etc.)
  • If the gift is a restricted gift please describe the details

Make a Gift of Mutual Funds

Donors should plan ahead when making a gift using shares of mutual funds. The mutual fund process varies by company and individuals need to obtain the applicable transfer instructions. Mutual fund transfers take longer than a stock transfer and individuals should allow four to six weeks. Individuals wishing to make a year-end gift and want a tax credit in the current year should start the process no later than November of each year.

Please contact your mutual fund company and Jan Stricklin, senior associate vice president for principal and planned gifts, by email, or call 503-352-2890 at least one month in advance to facilitate the process. Please provide Pacific with the name of the mutual fund that you will be transferring shares from, the symbol or CUSIP, the number of shares, the expected dollar amount of the transfer and the intended use of the gift.

Gift Planning Opportunities

For further gift planning opportunities, visit our Planned Giving website or contact Jan Stricklin.

Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022