FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: Why is it important for me to give to Utica College?
As part of the Utica College faculty and staff, when you give you help to improve UC’s potential to obtain grants. Grant-funding foundations and institutions frequently allot funds according to the percentage of faculty/staff actively giving to the institution.
Q: Where will my gift go?
Your gift will benefit Utica College and our students in a variety of ways. The unrestricted Annual Fund is our greatest need. Your dollars can provide financial aid, technology upgrades, staff research, and general improvements and maintenance on campus. You may also designate your gift for a scholarship or initiative sponsored by a particular school, college or department.
Q: How can I make my gift?
You can make your gift online
. Many employees prefer the convenience of giving through payroll deduction or by credit card. If you would like to write out a check, please send it to Anthony Villanti, Office of Advancement, 1600 Burrstone Road, Utica, NY 13502.
Q: I already have an active payroll deduction pledge. How can I make another gift?
If you participated in payroll deduction last year, you can increase your pledge online
. You can also make a one-time gift by using our online giving form
Q: My spouse/partner works for a company that matches gifts. How do I submit the paperwork?
Matching gifts can double or even triple your gift! Ask your spouse or partner to request a form from his/her Human Resources Department and send it to the UC Advancement Office or email it to Anthony Villanti
Q: I would like to make a gift, but I’m not sure I can afford it. What are my options?
Payroll deduction is a convenient, virtually “painless” way to give. You can arrange to have a small amount deducted from your paycheck over the course of a year. That way, for the weekly cost of premium coffee or a soft drink, you can help Utica College.