Learn More About How to Give

Thank you for your interest in making a gift to the Law School!

  • To make a gift online via Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover, please click here.  
  • To make a gift by check or credit card, please send your gift to:
    Office of External Affairs
    University of Chicago Law School
    1111 East 60th Street
    Chicago, IL 60637 
  • To make a gift over the phone, please contact the Office of External Affairs at (773) 702-9629. 
  • To make a gift of securities, please click here. 

Annual Fund

Thanks to the ongoing support of our alumni and friends, 2013-14 was a great year for the Annual Fund. The Law School raised more than $4 million in unrestricted gifts, providing vital resources for building renovations and valuable support for the students, faculty, and programs that continue to make Chicago such an exceptional place.

By contributing to the Law School Annual Fund each year, you can assist in every aspect of life at the Law School, from classroom instruction and research to moot court competition and mentoring programs.

Your gift to the Annual Fund will:

Support the daily operations of the Law School

  • Provide scholarship assistance to students 
  • Support student services, activities, and publications 
  • Help us attract and retain outstanding faculty
  • Allow for timely attention to high priority needs 
  • Provide for the maintenance of our building facilities 
  • Supply computing and library resources for faculty and students 

Click here to make your Annual Fund gift today.


Reunion Giving

In 2013-2014, 45 percent of Reunion celebrants made a gift, providing vital support for scholarships, faculty research, building renovations, and more.

Reunion is the perfect opportunity to begin, renew, or increase your support of the Law School. All gifts (both cash and multi-year pledges) received between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015 will be counted toward your Class Gift.

Click here to make your Reunion gift today.


Matching Gifts

Many businesses and law firms will match gifts to the Law School, enabling donors to maximize the impact of their support.

To find out if your company has a matching gift policy, please click here.

If your company is eligible, please contact your employer’s human resource department for the matching gift form, and send it completed and signed with your gift.

Thank you for your support!


Making a Special Gift

Gifts of securities or other appreciated property
Gifts of long-term appreciated property can be especially beneficial to both you and the Law School. Examples of appreciated property include securities, real estate (both residential and commercial), and such personal property as works of art, rare books, and antiques.

In most cases, you are ent