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Ways to Give

University of Houston-Clear Lake appreciates all gifts from its community of alumni, faculty and staff, university friends, corporations, and foundations. Your combined generosity strengthens scholarship programs, enriches faculty development efforts, provides research opportunities, and funds needed campus improvements.

You can make your gift to UH-Clear Lake through any of the following methods. Learn more about how to make your gift count this tax year and end-of-year gift deadlines.

Credit or Debit Card

Make a one-time gift or set up recurring gifts to support the area of your choice.

Give to UHCL

Cash or Check

Please mail to:

UHCL - University Advancement
2700 Bay Area Boulevard, Box 318
Houston, TX 77058


Set up recurring gifts from your bank account to make a larger impact over time. Please contact for more details.

Payroll Deduction

Current UHCL faculty and staff members can use the payroll deduction form to make their impact. Email the signed form to or drop it off at the University Advancement office, B2508. 

Matching Gifts

Double or triple your gift with this benefit offered by many employers. Check with your HR office for details and forms.


Make a gift of real estate or other tangible property that will enhance UHCL’s educational mission. Please contact for more details.

Securities and Stock Gifts

For more information on making a gift of appreciated securities, stock or from a donor-advised fund (DAF), please contact

Planned Gifts

Gift planning options allow you to support the University of Houston-Clear Lake in perpetuity—and sometimes pay you back! Options to consider include: bequests in your will, gift annuities, charitable remainder trusts and life insurance policies.

Donor Bill of Rights

Philanthropy is based on voluntary action for the common good. It is a tradition of giving and sharing that is primary to the quality of life. To assure that philanthropy merits the respect and trust of the general public, and that donors and prospective donors can have full confidence in the not-for-profit organizations and causes they are asked to support, we declare that all donors have these rights:

  1. To be informed of the organization’s mission, of the way the organization intends to use donated resources, and of its capacity to use donations effectively for their intended purposes.

  2. To be informed of the identity of those serving on the organization’s governing board, and to expect the board to exercise prudent judgment in its stewardship responsibilities.

  3. To have access to the organization’s most recent financial statements.

  4. To be assured their gifts will be used for the purposes for which they were given.

  5. To receive appropriate acknowledgement and recognition.

  6. To be assured that information about their donations is handled with respect and with confidentiality to the extent provided by law.

  7. To expect that all relationships with individuals representing organizations of interest to the donor will be professional in nature.

  8. To be informed whether those seeking donations are volunteers, employees of the organization or hired solicitors.

  9. To have the opportunity for their names to be deleted from mailing lists that an organization may intend to share.

  10. To feel free to ask questions when making a donation and to receive prompt, truthful and forthright answers.

Developed by:

Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP)
Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP)
Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP)
Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP)
Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)
Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)
Giving Institute: Leading Consultants to Non-Profits
Giving Institute: Leading Consultants to Non-Profits


  • University Advancement

    Phone: (281) 283-2021
    Fax: (281) 283-2017

    Bayou Building B2508
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 318
    Houston, TX 77058-1002