Questions and Answers

Below you will find answers to many common questions about 03.27.19.

What is Adelphi's Giving Day?

On one day, March 27, 2019, Adelphi alumni, parents, students and friends around the world will join together to be part of something big. Everyone will rally around and support an Adelphi cause that they love, and together we will make a BIG impact on our campus. Visit to find the Adelphi cause that calls to you.

Together we’ll make a crucial difference in a short period of time—and celebrate the generosity of our Adelphi community. Because on Giving Day, every gift makes an even bigger impact!

When is Adelphi's Giving Day?

Wednesday, March 27, 2019. All donations made between 12:00 a.m. and 11:59 p.m. EST will count towards Adelphi's Giving Day totals.

How do I make a gift on Giving Day?

There are many different ways to make a gift on Giving Day. To make a donation online with a credit card, visit To make a gift by phone, call (516) 877-3250. To make a gift by cash or check, visit the Ruth S. Harley University Center lobby from 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Enjoy delicious treats, fun thank-you gifts and music, too!

Is it safe to make a gift online?

Absolutely! Adelphi takes significant measures to ensure that all donor information is safe and secure.

How do I spread the word?

Spreading the word about Giving Day is so important in making this #AdelphiGiveBig Giving Day a success. Talk about Giving Day to your fellow classmates, family, friends and anyone you think may be interested in supporting the many exciting opportunities available at Adelphi. We encourage you to share the images and messages in our toolkit on social media throughout the month of March and especially on Giving Day.

Becoming a Giving Day Ambassador is also a great way to get involved and help spread the word!

Need more help?

Please contact Jen Walsh, Director of Participation, at (516) 877-4687 or

Mary Byrne, Senior Associate Director of Participation, at (516) 877-4688 or

Megan Stewart, Engagement Officer, at (516) 877-3085 or

Is my gift to Adelphi's Giving Day tax-deductible?

Yes! All gifts to Adelphi 's Giving Day are considered a donation to Adelphi University. Your gift will be acknowledged with an e-mail and a printed receipt for your tax records.

Can I support more than one area of campus?

Yes! On the donation form you will have the option to make multiple gifts to impact as many areas of campus that you would like.

What if I don't see the area of campus I would like to support listed?

You can select "Other" at the bottom of the campaign list. Select the fund designation "Adelphi Fund" to let the University direct your gift to where it's needed most or "Other" to write in the area of campus you would like to support.

You can also call us at (516) 877-3250 or visit the University Center on campus to make your donation. All gifts made on Giving Day will count toward the Giving Day totals and we will add your name to our donor wall. 

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