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giving to student life

Whether you're an alum eager to support your favorite residence hall, a parent appreciative of a service that made your student's education more manageable, or a corporation impressed with your new Binghamton University recruits, you can give through:

Annual Giving: The Binghamton Fund for Student Life

Through annual giving to the Binghamton Fund for Student Life, your gift will continue to improve the quality of student life, on and off campus. Those who believe in our mission strongly enough to support us at the $1,000 level or above annually are recognized through membership in the Leadership Society.

Give now to the Binghamton Fund for Student Life online, securely, with a major credit card. The BU Foundation also accepts gifts of cash, checks, credit cards donations, stocks and securities, electronic fund transfers, gifts of real property, in-kind gifts and planned gifts.

A Gift of...

can fund...


a student with financial need purchase school supplies


Music CDs for Group Exercise classes



library resources at the XCEL Center, Career Development Center, University Counseling Center,  Decker Student Health Services Center, Services for Students with Disabilities, or the Multicultural Resource Center 



an on-line subscription to Internships-USA


a band at Late Nite, Spring Fling or University Fest   


Conference registration fees for an RA, Fraternity/Sorority student officer


an electronic thermometer, a scale, or metal carts at the Decker Student Health Services Center


Intramural officials clinic/training session in Campus Recreational Services


glass enclosed bulletin boards on residence hall floors


an eating disorders self-care computer program at the University Counseling Center


transportation cost for a group of residence hall students involved in a community service project


International Student Festival Badminton Tournament


Ellison letter cutting supplies for residence halls





a digital projector for cross-cultural workshop presentations


a team bench for the Intramural/Club sport playing fields


a wheelchair for the Decker Student Health Services Center


StrengthsQuest leadership training


Update residence hall game tables


A student with unanticipated emergency financial need



End goals for Intramural Floor Hockey


Ping Pong table


Computer and printer for residential college computer lab


Mood Screening Day


Landscaping in a residential college/community



Equipment for intramural Flag Football Field


Bus rental to transport students to engineering consortium job fair in NYC


Otoscope/Opthammoscope/BP Monitoring Wall Mounted Unit


one year of student programming per residence hall


Outdoor benches/patio tables for residential colleges/communities



Psychological Testing Materials


Lightweight electronic notetaking device to support students with disabilities



a state-of-the-art fitness machine at FitSpace


Stage equipment for dining hall programs



A laptop PC equipped with adaptive technology for use by students whose disabilities interfere with standard computer technology


a Discovery Program field trip


One year on-line subscription to



An unpaid internship with an NGO in Washington, DC


A scoreboard for Club Sports on the East Playing Field


Meditation room at the Decker Student Health Services Center


Co-rec field for Susquehanna Apartment Community (Residential Life)


Simply put, as an Annual Fund participant, you help Binghamton continue to grow as an incomparable place of higher learning.

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Last Updated: 3/1/11