Giving to the Graduate School
Generous support from our alumni and friends is critical to the continued success of the Graduate School of Vanderbilt University. Gifts of all sizes come together to help us achieve the all-important goal of training the next generation of leaders in a variety of disciplines.
Large or small, your gifts help us continue to support the scholarly pursuits of our students and faculty, and advance Vanderbilt's education and research mission.
The Provost’s Circle
Donors who make gifts of $2,500 or more are recognized as members of the Provost’s Circle. Alumni who graduated within the last 10 years can become members with a gift of $1,000 or more. Membership is renewed by making qualifying gifts each fiscal year (July 1 to June 30).
Provost’s circle recognition levels:
- Recent graduate member ('07 to '16): $1,000
- Benefactor: $5,000-$9,999
- Dean's List: $10,000-$24,999
- Cornelius Vanderbilt Circle: $25,000 or above
Ways to Give
To make your gift online, use our secure online gift form. Vanderbilt accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover credit cards.
Print this form and mail with your check to the following address:
Vanderbilt Gift and Donor Services
2301 Vanderbilt Place
Nashville, TN 37240-7727
Call us at 1 (866) 882-FUND (3863) to make a gift.
Electronic Bank Draft
To set up an electronic bank draft, call 1 (866) 882-FUND (3863) or use our printable form.
Stocks and Securities
To request information on transferring gifts of stocks and securities click here. Please call (615) 875-1155 with any questions.
For information on planned gifts, please contact the Office of Planned Giving at (615) 343-3113 or via email at email@example.com. More information about planned giving can be found at vanderbilt.edu/plannedgiving.