A growing number of alumni and friends support the Mercyhurst University through financial or estate planning. These gifts are referred to as "planned gifts." Planned gifts may be of two types:

If you have already included the University as a beneficiary of your will, living trust, retirement plan or life insurance policy, contact the Ryan J. Palm, Associate VP for Advancement, at (814) 824-3320 or

Notifying us of your gift does not obligate you or your estate in any way, it simply helps the University plan for its future.