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There’s still time to make an impact at the Merage School this year!


While the UCI campus will close for the holidays from Friday, December 23 through Monday, January 2, 2017, there are a number of ways to make a year-end donation and qualify for 2016 tax credit. 


Make a gift to Merage School Fund today please click here.


Your gifts have the power to make a difference at The Paul Merage School of Business. When the School was founded in 1966, private support was not a priority. Today, however, it is critical in order to help the Merage School continue to advance among the top-tier of business schools.  Every gift helps us provide scholarships and support to attract the best minds and retain the most innovative faculty, and raises the value of your Merage School degree in this hyper-competitive marketplace.

Here are several ways you can make a tax deductible* gift before December 31, 2016.

  • eGiving: Make your gift online with a credit card any time until 8:00 PM on December 31st and receive tax credit for 2016.  You can use our secure online site to donate via credit card .  From the website, you can find various ways to contribute to the Paul Merage School of Business including online credit card donations. 
  • Mail a Personal Check: If you wish to make a gift by check, the check must be mailed with a U.S. postmark no later than December 31, 2016.  For tax reporting purposes, the check and the envelope will be required for proof that the gift was made in 2016.  If the check is received and deposited by December 31st, the receipt will be dated in 2016. Mail your check to Merage School, c/o University Advancement, 100 Theory, Suite 250, Irvine, CA 92617.
  • Wiring Funds or Allocate a Stock Transfer: To make a wire transfer, please contact Paul Carrillo at (949) 824-1612, or leave at message at (949) 824-0142.  If you wish to use company stock as a way to make a gift, please complete the stock transfer form and fax a copy to 949-824-2774.  The stock must be received by our bank, State Street, no later than 12:00 noon on December 30th.

* Advise your tax consultant on whether your donations made to The Paul Merage School of Business qualify as charitable deductions for federal income tax purposes.

If you would like to speak with someone to assist you in making your donation to the Merage School, please call (949) 824-0142, leave your name and contact information including email, and a University Advancement staff member will get back to you during the hours of 9 am to 5 pm, on Dec 23rd, 26th, 27th, 28th, 29th and 30th.

Thank you for your support!



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