How to give

Lab gratefully accepts gifts through a variety of means making it easy, safe, and secure to give.

Whether you want to give in person, through the mail, or online, we want to make sure your giving experience is barrier free. 

Gifts of Cash

One-time or recurring gifts can be made at The security of your information is very important to us. We use Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption technology to protect the security of your online gift information.

Send your check by mail or drop it off in person to
The Laboratory Schools
Office of Alumni Relations and Development
N104 Belfield West
1362 E. 59th Street
Chicago, IL 60637

For UChicago Employees—Payroll Deduction
Available to UChicago employees, this is a convenient way to divide your gift into monthly installments. Download the payroll deduction authorization here.

Gifts of Securities

Gifting securities often result in substantial tax benefits to the donor. Whether you choose to gift marketable securities, make electronic stock transfers via DTC, mutual fund transfer, physical delivery and transfer date, or you want to defer a gift, we are grateful to help you plan. Email or call (773-702-0578) Lab’s development office directly when planning to make this kind of gift.

Learn more about gifting securities

Matching gifts

Offered by many employers, matching gift benefits can double, sometimes triple, the impact of your gift. Use this matching gift look up tool to find out if your employer offers matching gifts.

How to secure a matching gift

Planned giving

Visit the planned giving page of our website to learn more about how you can gift Lab through bequests, life income gifts, retirement plan assets, and real estate.