For Employees

Every day, our RU team members—faculty and staff, both past and present—make a major difference in our students’ continued success. You are among the university’s incredible advocates of our mission. Thanks to you, we create a total academic and co-curricular experience that prepares students for fulfilling lives, careers, and participation in a modern and changing global society.

Your influence doesn’t stop there. By supporting the university philanthropically, you amplify our ability to raise even more dollars. By making a gift— at any level, at any time of year—helps improve our employee giving rate. What’s more, you help open the door to grant dollars, and set a Rock Solid example to our students and future alumni!

Payroll Deduction

Making automated gifts to the university through payroll deduction is easy. Complete and send in the form here.

Give Online

Make your gift online here.


Please contact Olivia Covert, Advancement Officers–Events and Giving, at 815-226-3376 or

Thank you for all you do to make the remarkable happen!