Better Together

We are better together,
Together we can achieve more!


How to get involved

Become an ambassador

Join the Mule Pack and help to get the word out! Check out our social media material and message templates.

Make your gift

If you are able, make a gift toward an area of the University that has impacted you. It's your participation, not the gift size, that counts!

share on social

Show your circle how we are #BetterTogether when we come together! Challenge a friend or classmate to join with you.

celebrate with us

When the day is over, celebrate our campus community with us!

What is Giving Day?


Every year, SAU alumni and friends set aside a special day
to celebrate the University and its faculty, staff, and students by financially supporting their future. There is no gift too small!  Instead, it is your participation that makes us Better Together. 

Together we can achieve MORE!

Featured Funds

SAU Graduates

Student Scholarships

These pass-through scholarship funds that can be directed as traditional, summer school, transfer, graduate, room and board, or book/ technology scholarships. Supporting a student in this way has an immediate and profound impact on their college experience. 

Greatest Need

Through giving to  SAU’s Greatest Need Fund, you enable the University’s leadership to maximize your contribution and swiftly respond to enhancement opportunities on campus. 

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Dean's Fund

Contributions to the Dean’s Fund are put to work immediately to enhance learning, scholarly research and digital exploration. Your gift to the Dean’s Fund provides the Dean with flexibility to adapt to evolving student and faculty needs.

Student Success

Supporting the Student success Fund will provide pass-through funds to on-campus offices that provide much-needed services to our students, such as the Mulerider Market, Health Services, Counseling Services, Career Services, and more. 

SAU Athletics

Mulerider Athletics

Supporting Mulerider Athletics will provide pass-through funds to ensure that our coaches and student-athletes have the necessary resources to come back strong during our next season. 

SAU Giving Day