Planned Giving

Planned Giving


Planned gifts allow donors to create a lasting legacy at the University of Dallas that will enable future generations to flourish in the pursuit of truth and virtue. Learn more about free estate resources and the UD Legacy Society below. 


Learn more about how to make a bequest and access sample language. 

Legacy Society

The UD Legacy Society recognizes the generosity and foresight of those who are securing UD's future through planned gifts. 

Free Resource: FreeWill

To help you get started on your plans and legacy, UD has partnered with FreeWill, an online tool that guides you through the process of creating your will or trust. It’s easy to use, online, and can be completed in 20 minutes.

Free Resource: My Legacy Planner

Planning early can provide you with a lot of benefits: you can save money, provide for your family, and gain peace of mind. Learn more about how we can help you develop your estate plan here.

Qualified Charitable Distributions

If you are at least 70½ years old, you are eligible to make a Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) from a traditional or Roth IRA. This is a tax-advantaged way to support your favorite charities, like UD.

Stories From Donors Like You

Hear from donors like you about why they made a gift from their estate to UD.