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Frequently Asked Questions

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Q. What is the Faculty and Staff Campaign?
A. The Faculty & Staff Campaign is an annual fundraising effort that provides all CU employees an opportunity to support their area of choice at Clarkson University

Q. Why should I give?
A. Employees are the heart of the University. Every day, you make a difference at CU by sharing your ideas, talents and abilities. Your participation in the Faculty & Staff Campaign is just one more way that you can join together with your colleagues to show your support for Clarkson. Your participation signifies your commitment to CU. Please give today! 

Q. Can I specify where my contributions should go?
A. Yes! Your contribution can be designated to a variety of areas including scholarships, schools and colleges, departments,or programs, just to name a few. Your gift directly benefits the area you choose. 

Q. What are my payment options?
A. You may give by check, credit card or payroll deduction.

Q. Is my gift tax deductible?
A. Yes! 100 percent of your gift is tax deductible.

Q. What is payroll deduction?
A. Payroll deduction is a simple way for you to complete your gift to Clarkson over time through your paycheck.  When you sign up for payroll deduction your gift will be automatically deducted from your paycheck for the amount and timeframe you stipulate. 

Q. Do you have a question not answered here?
A.  Please contact The Clarkson Fund at 315-268-6582 or