To thank you for making the University of Cincinnati Community a part of your story -- and for making us one of the top public universities in the country -- we've partnered with our friends at You can use their free online tool to write a will - or create a list of documented wishes that you can bring to the lawyer's office to get things started.

A free will-writing tool: With FreeWill, you can write your legally valid will in fewer than 20 minutes -- time well spent to take care of the causes you love and the people you care about. Everyone needs a will, even if you plan on living to 200! But most American adults don't have a will because it can seem complicated or scary. Many of our alumni and friends choose to include a gift in their wills to pave the way for the next generation of student excellence and medical breakthroughs at UC and UC Health. can show you how! Start Now

Qualified Charitable Distribution Tool: If you are 70.5 or older and you have a traditional IRA, you are eligible to make a tax-free donation to the University of Cincinnati Foundation, even if you don't itemize deductions on your tax return. It's called a Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) and it's using funds that you're already required by law to withdraw from your IRA. Learn more about QCDs and see how you can make a tax-free donation to UC and UC Health! Start Now

We are proud to offer you exciting new ways to plan for your future, make smart decisions, and be an important part of UC and UC Health's next chapter.

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