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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

How to Give

The information below will assist you in making a donation to our department.

Alumni and Friends

You can make a gift to the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry online, by phone or mail.  To find a specific account name and number, please review the short list or the entire list of accounts. 


Give your gift online today, the steps below will assist you. 

  • to give to the department's enhancement fund, visit the Give Now page.  It will be listed under the College of Arts and Sciences 
  • enter your payment amount
  • select the gift frequency and check the box that applies to your gift  
  • add a dedication (optional) 
  • click on the Save Gift button
  • you will be directed to the next page where you can review your selections, or choose to make another gift
  • click the Proceed to Payment button
  • enter your payment information
  • click the Confirm Payment button
  • If you want to donate to a specific account, after you submit your electronic donation to the enhancement fund, please send an email to the Assistant to the Chair:, indicating the specific account name and number (from the list of accounts above) you wish to donate to.


  • To give by phone, please call, 1-877-349-2106 and give the account name and number (from the list of accounts above) you wish to donate to.

Mail In Option

  • fill out the printable form [pdf]
  • add the account name and number under the designation area of the form (from the list of accounts above)
  • mail form to:  Gift Processing-1027 Barnwell Street, Suite 214-Columbia, SC 29208

Faculty, Staff and Retirees

You can make a gift to the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry through the Family Fund.  The steps below will assist you.  If you want to donate by phone or mail, follow the steps above.

  • choose the Make your gift to the family fund today button
  • in Step 1, Gift Information, select the box, I would like to specify an area(s) to support
  • copy the account name(s) and account number(s), you wish to support, and paste it in the Specify up to 4 areas boxes (you can get this information from our short list or the entire list of accounts)
  • check the appropriate box in the, Is this gift being made in another's honor or memory section
  • select yes or no in the Share credit for gift with spouse or partner question  
  • enter donor information
  • choose payment option
  • enter gift amount
  • enter frequency of gift
  • enter payment, billing or payroll information
  • select the Confirmation button
  • review your information (select the back to step one button to make changes)
  • click the Charge my Credit Card button