Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Do gifts to the PACK EDUCATIONAL FUND qualify me for any special recognition?
A: Yes. Annual gifts to the PACK EDUCATIONAL FUND may qualify you for recognition at certain levels with benefits. Please refer to the Annual Giving Donor Benefits Chart.
Q: If I make a gift to a Sport Specific Group, like the Starting Five, Dugout Club or The Blitz, does that contribution count as a gift to the PACK EDUCATIONAL FUND?
Q: What is Priority Seating?
A: Often called "premium seating", Priority Seating is a seat-related gift program in which season ticket holders make an annual donation in addition to the cost of the season ticket in order to retain their priority seat location. The donation amount is determined by seat location.
Q: Do matching gifts count as part of my total giving to the PACK EDUCATIONAL FUND?
A: Yes. You will receive credit for all matching gifts attributed to you. Please be aware however, that match amounts are not tax deductible.
Q: I am a member of the University of Nevada Alumni Association. Do my membership dues count as a gift to the PACK EDUCATIONAL FUND?
A: NO. Only athletics-related gifts will count toward one's PACK EDUCATIONAL FUND total.
Q: If I make a gift to the Journalism School or another part of campus other than athletics, does that count as a gift to the PACK EDUCATIONAL FUND?
A: No. Only athletics-related gifts will count toward one's PACK EDUCATIONAL FUND total.
Q: Are my gifts to the PACK EDUCATIONAL FUND tax deductible?
A: All gifts to the PACK EDUCATIONAL FUND are considered gifts to the University of Nevada. Priority seat-related gifts are generally 80% tax deductible, minus the value of any benefits received as a result of the gift. Please consult your tax advisor.
STAR OF THE WEEK
2016-17 Student Athlete of the Week
Women's Swimming & Diving
After sweeping all three diving competitions, Sharae Zheng helped lead the Pack to a third place finish at the 2017 Mountain West Championships. Not only did she become just the third diver in MW history to win all three events, Zheng finished the weekend setting two MW records. As a program, the Pack has now won 14 of the 15 diving events at the championships, since Nevada joined the MW five years ago.
- ATHLETE OF THE MONTH