Ultimate Flexibility

    The ability to adapt and to respond to change is paramount to success. Unrestricted gifts provide essential flexibility to enable the University of Dayton to seize opportunities, address challenges as they arise and invest strategically in the future. Unrestricted support helps the University quickly respond to opportunities and challenges, assuring our future stability and competitive edge. Make a gift now.

    Unrestricted gifts provide opportunities for students to succeed today so that they can become engaged, successful leaders tomorrow.

    Areas Of Impact For Unrestricted Funds 

    Scholarships and financial aid 

    Scholarships ensure that a University of Dayton education is accessible to outstanding students who can thrive in our challenging and service-minded programs. 98 percent of UD students receive scholarships and financial aid; $85 million in financial aid was awarded to University of Dayton students last year. 

    Student life 

    Internships, study-abroad programs, student programming and campus speakers.


    Library acquisitions, learning technology, labs and materials.


    Alumni and student access to library databases; classroom and laboratory renovations; computer equipment.


    Recruiting, retention, research, teaching and mentoring.


    Maintenance and improvements to facilities and grounds.

    Presidential initiatives

    Establishing and maintaining partnerships to advance the University’s mission.


    Annual Giving

    River Campus 
    300 College Park  
    Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 7054