Giving to VU

Giving to Vanderbilt through payroll deduction

Thank you for choosing to give back to Vanderbilt through payroll deduction.

You give of yourself daily through your work, and Vanderbilt appreciates your choice to take your support a step further by making a charitable gift. Your contributions to areas across the university make a real difference on our campus and in our community.

Follow the four easy steps below to establish your online payroll deduction. Please note that payroll deductions may take up to two weeks to go into effect. If you have questions about payroll deduction, please call Gift Processing at (615) 322-2979.

STEP 1: Choose how much you would like to give and for how many months

You may select only one gift option.

Monthly payroll deduction

Choose how much you would like to give and for how many months.

Amount to be deducted from paycheck each month as a gift to Vanderbilt: $

Number of months for the deduction to take place:   

Your total donation will be $ (Recurring donations will not be totaled here.)

 Check this box if you’d like your gift to be taken out each month until further notice.

Begin deduction on*: .

 Please check here if you want this pledge to replace any other payroll deduction pledges you may have.

*Depending on your payroll schedule, your deduction may not go into effect until a later date..


Other ways to give

Credit Card

To make your credit card gift online, use our secure online gift form.
Vanderbilt accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover credit cards.


Vanderbilt University Gift Processing
PMB 407727
2301 Vanderbilt Place
Nashville, TN 37240-7727

Please specify the designation of your gift in the "for" line of your check or include a note with your designation.

Planned Gifts

Learn more about planned giving opportunities here.

STEP 2: Select the area(s) you would like to support:

Please designate your gift below and specify how much should be allocated to that designation monthly. If you choose multiple areas to support, please specify how much should be allocated to each area. The total should equal the full monthly payroll deduction amount you entered in step 1.

Schools/Colleges and Library $ (required)
Arts and Science, College of

Blair School of Music

Divinity School

Engineering, School of

Graduate School

Law School

Owen Graduate School of Management

Peabody College of Education and Human Development

Jean and Alexander Heard Library

Vanderbilt University (General Purposes)

Medical Center $

Medicine, School of

Nursing, School of

Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt

Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center

Special Initiatives $

Endowed Undergraduate Scholarships

Faculty-Staff Hardship Fund
(Federal law prohibits tax deductions on gifts to the hardship fund.)

National Commodore Club (Athletics)
   I decline the NCC membership benefits. (Your membership in the NCC entitles you to certain benefits which reduce the tax credit for your charitable gift. By declining benefits, you may receive the full tax credit for your gift, but you will not be eligible to receive benefits such as parking passes, priority tickets and seating, or a subscription to Commodore Nation.)

The Undergraduate Experience

Other area(s) you would like to support $


Make this gift in honor/memory of someone »

This gift is     in honor of        in memory of

First Name:        Last Name:

Special Comments: (limited to 200 characters, including spaces)

STEP 3: Complete your Contact Information:
First Name:
Middle Name:
Last Name:
Employee ID#: What is this?
Vanderbilt Department:
Address Line 1:
Address Line 2:
Work Phone:
Home Phone:
Email Address:
An email confirmation will be sent to this address when your gift has been processed.

Add spouse/partner Information (if a joint gift)
First Name:

Middle Name:
Last Name:
If spouse/partner is a Vanderbilt employee:
Employee ID#: What is this?
Vanderbilt Department:


If you are having trouble with this form, please contact us at (615) 322-2979 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Central time, Monday-Friday, or by emailing us at We will respond to any email inquiries by the end of the next business day.

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