Give Marquette Day FAQs



What is Give Marquette Day?

Give Marquette Day is Marquette University’s annual day of giving. It is a day for the entire Marquette community to join together to combine their support and maximize impact. The seventh annual Give Marquette Day will take place on March 5, 2024.



What can I do to spread the word about Give Marquette Day?

There are many ways to spread the word and show support for Give Marquette Day:

Become an advocate and earn prizes while sharing your Marquette pride.
Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to join in conversations about #GiveMUDay and spread the excitement.

Visit the Social Media Toolkit page to check out all the ways you can support Give Marquette Day.


Why should I give to Marquette University?

For more than 100 years, donors have played a vital role in making Marquette University a world-class Catholic, Jesuit institution. When you make a gift to Marquette, you make it possible for Marquette students to receive an excellent education and a life-changing experience — for them, for their families, and for their communities.


I'm not sure what area at Marquette I want to support. How do I know where to give for Give Marquette Day?

Gifts to any fund designation count on Give Marquette Day, so you can participate by giving to any area of the university that matters most to you, such as scholarship aid, athletics or a specific college or program. If you don’t see a particular fund listed in the dropdown menu on the Give Marquette Day online giving page, choose “Other” and write in the fund name or area you wish to support.

Visit our Give Marquette Day Challenges page to see how your gift can make an even bigger impact.


Is there a minimum donation amount?

Gifts of all sizes are welcome. Every gift makes a difference!


I'm a student. What can I do on Give Marquette Day?

Make a gift of any size to support a program that is meaningful to you. Check out our Social Toolkit to learn how you can share Give Marquette Day with your friends and classmates and even earn prizes!

Celebrate Give Marquette Day with us! Be sure to stop by the Alumni Memorial Union (AMU) between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. on March 5 if you'd like to make a gift in-person and pick up your exclusive MU socks.


Can I send a gift by mail or phone?

Yes, you can absolutely send your gift by mail or via phone. However, the fastest way to make your gift count is online on March 5, 2024!

If you decide to make your gift by phone, please reach us between 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT by calling 800.344.7544.

If you’d rather mail your gift, please sent it to: Marquette University Advancement, P.O. Box 7013, Carol Stream, IL 60197-7013. Gifts must be received by March 5, 2024 to count toward Give Marquette Day.


Can I give via stock in support of Give Marquette Day?

You can always give a stock gift, however, due to the short timeframe of Give Marquette Day, stock gifts will not qualify for challenges or matching funds.


Can I create a recurring gift?

You can create a recurring gift on our Give Marquette Day online giving form. Please note the entire value of your pledge will count toward Give Marquette Day.


Can I make a gift using Venmo or PayPal?

Yes! Making a gift from your phone just got easier! Venmo, PayPal and Apple Pay are now available through Safari on iOS and Google Chrome on Android.


Who can I contact with my questions about Give Marquette Day?

If you have a question about Give Marquette Day, please contact