Benedictine University is an inclusive academic community dedicated to teaching and learning, scholarship and service, truth and justice, as inspired by the Catholic intellectual tradition, the social teaching of the Church, and the principles of wisdom in the Rule of St. Benedict.
Benedictine University aspires to be a thought leader in Catholic higher education. We seek to provide a transformative and integrative educational experience grounded in Benedictine values, helping students shape lives of meaning and purpose as engaged citizens who care for the earth, welcome people of diverse faiths and cultures, and promote the common good.
Benedictine encourages donors to easily and securely give online, using Benedictine University's Online Giving Form.
Benedictine accepts Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express. You can email or call our Gift Processor at (630)829-6303 to make your secure credit card gift over the phone, or visit Benedictine University's Online Giving Form .
Mail a Check
Enclose a check payable to "Benedictine University." In the check's memo section, please designate the allocation of the gift. Checks should be mailed to:
University Development Gift Coordinator
5700 College Road
Lisle, IL 60532
You can set up an automatic recurring gift as an easy, flexible and green way to make an impact that also works for your budget and schedule. You can customize your options over the phone or online. Employees of Benedictine University can make a recurring gift through payroll deduction. To give, click on the Employee Giving Form and submit the completed form to begin your gift.
Few honors are greater to Benedictine University than inclusion in one's estate plans. If you have remembered Benedictine with a planned gift or if you would like information about how to do so, you may contact Len Bertolini, Vice President, University Development at (630) 829-6127 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Increase your impact. If you work for a matching gift organization, your personal gift may trigger further support for Benedictine's students and faculty. You may remit your employer matching gift to: Benedictine University, c/o Gift Coordinator, 5700 College Rd., Lisle IL 60532.
Giving appreciated stock can be tax-wise for some donors. Consult your financial advisor to see if this option may be right for you. For assistance on transferring stock, contact Len Bertolini, Vice President, University Development at (630) 829-6127 or email@example.com. We also highly encourage you to alert the University of your impending stock gift so that we may properly acknowledge your contribution. You may contact Len about this as well.
IRA Charitable Rollover Gifts
A charitable IRA rollover makes it easier to use IRA assets during your lifetime to make charitable gifts. For donors who are taking required minimum distributions, this type of giving may make sense. Click here to learn more. Contact your financial advisor to see if this option is right for you. You may also reach out to Senior Development Officer, Eric Solberg at firstname.lastname@example.org or (630) 829-6497 for guidance and questions.