Frequently asked questions

What is TCU Gives Day?

This year we are celebrating our 8th annual TCU Gives Day, 24-hours of giving where TCU students, alumni, faculty and staff, parents and friends give to all areas of the University during our national season of giving. This year if 2,500 Horned Frogs make a gift, The Reckling Family will give an additional $100,000 to an endowed scholarship at TCU.

When is TCU Gives Day?

Noon, Oct. 26 to noon Oct. 27, 2021. However, you can give early starting on Oct. 1, 2021 at

What is the purpose of TCU Gives Day?

The success of the university depends on the support of everyone connected to TCU who wants to see it achieve its goals and impact the greater good. TCU Gives Day is 24 hours of Horned Frogs spreading the word, giving what we can, and mobilizing to change our university – and the world around us – for the better.

If I make my gift before TCU Gives Day, can it still be counted?

A select group of donors and key volunteers will receive emails and/or direct mail pieces with an invitation to give early this year. If you make your gift via that email or that reply card, your gift will count towards the 2,500 donor goal on TCU Gives Day.

If I have already made a gift to TCU this year, will it count toward the TCU Gives Day goal?

Thank you for your support! Gifts made earlier then Sept. 17, 2021 do not count towards our TCU Gives Day goal. We greatly appreciate your generosity and would love for you to follow our progress on TCU Gives Day. You can also share the importance of giving back to TCU with others by signing up to be a TCU Ambassador at

I have a current pledge with TCU. If I make my pledge payment on TCU Gives Day, will it count?

Thank you for your commitment to TCU! Yes, if you make your pledge payment on TCU Gives Day, you will be counted towards our 2,500 donor goal.

Where do I have to give?

You can designate your gift to any area of TCU that is meaningful for you.

Where can I get more information?

You can request additional information from the Office of Loyalty Giving:

How can I get involved?

You can be an integral part of TCU Gives Day by signing up to be a TCU Ambassador at Through our special ambassador website, you can log in and share a message on your social networks or via email with one click (or edit the message first). It’s that easy!