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Now We Must: The Campaign for DePaul's Students

We are proud to announce the launch of Now We Must: The Campaign for DePaul's Students. In these unprecedented times, multiple crises suddenly confront DePaul University students, including all those who call DePaul Law home. The pandemic and economic uncertainty not only threaten our students' ability to persist toward their aspirations, but also endanger DePaul's Vincentian mission of providing educational access and advancing social equity.

Thus, Now We Must is an ambitious, year-long fundraising effort with a singular goal: safeguarding the pathways to success that students counted on when they selected DePaul as the place to forge their future. The campaign will seek millions to address our students' most immediate needs and provide critical support in five key areas—scholarships, technology needs, internship support, emergency assistance and mental health and wellness—as they navigate an unprecedented academic year.

Hear more from Sasha Gerritson (MUS '99), campaign chair, and be part of this important effort at Your gift to the Law Scholarship Fund, or whichever area of DePaul matters most to you, will make a transformative difference at a crucial time for our students. 

Ways to Give

Below are several ways you can direct a gift to support the law school:

Give Online

Use our secure online form to make a gift via credit card. 

To sign up for automatic recurring donations, click here and select "Scheduled Payments" under the "Donation Frequency" header. 

Mail a Gift

Make your check payable to DePaul University (write "College of Law" in the memo), and send your gift to:

DePaul University
Office of Advancement
PO Box 6740
Carol Stream, IL 60197-6740

Make a Gift by Telephone

To make a gift by phone, please contact DePaul's Office of Advancement at (312) 362-8666.

Gifts from Donor Advised Funds (DAFs)

A DAF is an investment account for philanthropic giving that offers an immediate tax deduction when the DAF is established and allows individuals to give immediately or over time to qualified charities. If you have a DAF and wish to direct a gift to DePaul Law, please use the following information:  

DePaul University Tax ID: 36-2167048
Legal Address: DePaul University, 1 East Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60604-2287
Check should be made payable to: DePaul University (indicate that the gift is to support the College of Law in the memo line of the check or within the accompanying documentation)

Gifts of Securities (appreciated stock)

Gifts of highly appreciated stock are an excellent way to maximize the impact of your charitable giving. You may also be eligible to receive a federal income-tax deduction for the full fair-market value of the securities. To initiate a gift of appreciated stock, please click here.

Planned Gifts

Estate gifts are a powerful way to advance the mission of DePaul Law and to transform the lives of future generations of DePaul lawyers and leaders.  Making a planned gift is easier than you think: whether you are just beginning to think about your legacy or working with a financial advisor to finalize your estate plans. We welcome the opportunity to discuss how a planned gift can help you realize current and long-term financial goals, provide for your family, and make a lasting impact at DePaul. To learn more about making a planned gift to the College of Law , please contact Alan Paberzs, Executive Director of Development, at (312) 362-8972 or

You can also click here to learn more about making a planned gift to DePaul.

Qualified IRA Distributions

If you are 70 ½ years of age or older, you can make a gift up to $100,000 (or $200,000 for couples) from your IRA to a qualified charitable organization, like DePaul University, without paying income tax on the distribution. For more details about directing a gift via your IRA, please click here.

Payroll Deductions

DePaul faculty and staff can give to the College of Law through automatic payroll deductions (requires a Campus Connect username and password).

Contact Us

If you have any additional questions about making a gift or special pledge to DePaul Law, please contact us at your earliest convenience:

Alan Paberzs
Executive Director of Development
(312) 362-8972

Hadeal Attal
Associate Director of Development
(312) 362-5593