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Year-end giving update

Ohio University will be closed from Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014, through Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, and will re-open on Friday, Jan. 2, 2015. Campus mail will not be delivered. If you have any questions about making a year-end gift, please visit, call 740-593-2636 or e-mail

Please note the details below to ensure that your gift is received and processed:

Online Gifts: We will issue a 2014 tax receipt for online gifts submitted by Dec. 31, 2014, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST). Gifts made online after 11:59 p.m. EST will be issued a 2015 tax receipt. To make your gift online, visit

Phoned-in credit card gifts: You must call 740-593-2636 by Dec. 24, 2014, at 3 p.m. in order to ensure 2014 tax deduction eligibility. After 3 p.m., please use the secure, online giving form at

Mailed-in credit card gifts: The Ohio University Foundation must receive mailed-in credit card gifts by Dec. 22, 2014, in order to ensure 2014 tax deduction eligibility (regardless of the postmark date).

Mailed-in checks: Mailed-in checks must be postmarked by Dec. 31, 2014, AND the check must be dated on or before Dec. 31, 2014.

Electronically Transferred Gifts (Wire or ACH): Electronic funds transfers (wire or ACH) will be accepted into The Ohio University Foundation’s bank account during the closure period. We will issue a 2014 tax receipt for gifts received on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Please click here for electronic funds transfer instructions.