Office of Development and Alumni Relations

Faculty and Staff Giving – Frequently Asked Questions

What is Realize the Vision: The Campaign for Tier One & Beyond? This is the first comprehensive fund-raising campaign in UT Dallas history. Learn more about the campaign and fundraising priorities at

Where can I make a gift? Contribute to any area of the University that you choose to support! Don't see your interest listed on the giving form? Just select "other" on the drop-down menu and write in your gift designation.

Why should I give to the organization that pays my salary? If we are going to ask others to give, then we need to be willing to give first. Our gifts signal that we support the mission of UT Dallas and are willing to invest in that mission.

How are faculty and staff donors recognized? Faculty and staff donors become members of the Trellis Society with benefits, such as exclusive invitations, private events and special recognition. All donors who give $1,000 or more also become members of the Love Jack Society and are recognized annually in the fall issue of our printed newsletter.

How much does it cost to raise a dollar for UT Dallas? Looking for a great return on investment? Support UT Dallas! UT Dallas spent less than 9 cents to raise a dollar in 2010.