Make your gift today! Here's how...

Ready to make your gift? CSUSM offers a variety of giving options tailored to the diverse needs of our friends and supporters:

  • Give Online
    Make an immediate conribution via credit card or electronic check through our secure online giving server.
  • Give by Phone
    Call us at 760.750.4400 to process your credit card contribution over the phone.
  • Give by Mail
    Print out our Mail-In Gift Form (PDF) and send your completed form via U.S. Mail to:
    University Advancement
    California State University San Marcos
    333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Road
    San Marcos, CA 92096-0001
  • Give By Payroll Deduction (CSUSM employees)
    Payroll deduction is an easy way for CSUSM employees to make a contribution. Click on the blue Employee Payroll Deduction button above or print out our Employee Payroll Deduction Form and send to Lynn Wellborn in University Advancement via campus mail.

Giving Opportunities

CSUSM also offers a variety of other giving opportunities, including:

  • Planned Gifts
  • Establishing Endowed Funds
  • Gifts in Kind
  • Matching Gifts from Employers
  • Real Property
  • Securities

Have additional questions before making your gift?

To learn more about your giving options, please contact a member of our Development Staff.

Give Online

Employee Payroll Deduction

Important Facts

Gifts to California State University San Marcos are tax deductible as provided by law.

Your gift — whatever its size — supports the University's commitment to excellence and opportunity.

Please note your personal information will remain confidential and will not be shared with or distributed by any other party.

Your confidential and secure online credit card or electronic check transaction is in U.S. dollars.

Charitable gifts can be a valuable component of your overall tax and estate plan. CSUSM encourages donors to consult their personal tax and legal advisors in regard to all charitable gifts.

It is the policy of California State University San Marcos and the Cal State San Marcos Foundation to reinvest a portion of the gift principal and/or the short-term investment income on gifts and grants to support the cost of raising and administering funds.