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Ways to Give

Brand New Alumni

There are several ways in which alumni and friends may contribute to CSULB:

Give Online

Our secure online giving site is accessible at any time. Questions about online contributions may be e-mailed to:


To mail a check or credit card gift, please print out and complete the Gift-Pledge Form. Indicate on the form the CSULB college or program that you are supporting. Send your completed form and check (payable to CSULB 49er Foundation) to:

CSULB 49er Foundation

6300 E. State University Dr. #332
Long Beach, CA 90815


If you wish personal assistance with a credit card gift, please call Mary Ann Messing at 562/985-8491. CSULB accepts MasterCard, Visa and American Express.


To make a gift of publicly traded stock/securities, please print out and complete the Gift of Securities Notification Form then fax to 562/985-7951.

If you need further assistance, please call Mary Ann Messing at 562/985-8491 or send e-mail to

Required information for stock/securities transfer:

  • Your first and last name
  • Your complete mailing address (CSULB will mail a receipt)
  • Name of stock and number of shares to be transferred
  • Designation of your gift (program/department/college)

Planned Gifts

Many of our donors choose to leave a legacy at California State University, Long Beach—they make arrangements for major gifts with the assistance of our Office of Gift Planning. To learn more about Planned Gifts, please visit our Web site.

Matching Gifts

Often, a company will match, double or even triple gifts that are made by their employees! To check the matching gift policies of your company, please visit the matching gifts database.  Additional information may also be available by contacting your human resources representative. You may be asked to complete a matching gift form and submit it to CSULB, along with your donation. Matching gift programs stretch employees’ contributions and greatly impact our colleges and programs.

Payroll Deduction Program

Employees of California State University, Long Beach may support their favorite programs and/or colleges by participating in our Support the Beach Payroll Deduction Program. For information, e-mail Julie Wilson or call her at 562/985-8867.