In these days of dwindling public support for higher education, the future of the Physics Department depends increasingly on loyal benefactors like you who, year after year, provide significant financial assistance. We are grateful that you are considering a donation and we thank you in advance for your gift.

Listed below are a few ways in which you can contribute:

  • Through gift planning - charitable gifts that provide an income.
  • Through gifts of security - stocks, bonds, or mutual funds.
  • Through matching gifts - if your employer has a matching gift program, you could double or even triple your contributions.

Further details can be found on the Giving to Virginia Tech Web site.


To make a contribution online with a credit card:

  1. Go to the Secure Online Form (linked from the Giving to Virginia Tech Web site).
  2. In the Gift Amount and Designation section, type the dollar amount you wish to donate.
  3. Click the Enter your own button.
  4. In the text box, type: Department of Physics.
  5. Fill in other information as needed.
    Note: If you wish to specify a scholarship for which your donation should be used, please do so in the Comments text box. For a list of Physics scholarships and awards, please refer to the Departmental Scholarships and Awards page.
  1. Click the Continue button.
  2. Fill in your donor information.
  3. Click the Continue button.
  4. Fill in the payment information.
  5. Click the Continue button.
  6. Confirm your donation.
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Phone: (540) 231-6544; Fax: (540) 231-7511