University of Maryland FAQ

Is my payment secure?

Absolutely. LaunchUMD utilizes a technology called Cybersource that is PCI Level 1-compliant. When making a gift on Launch you will be redirected to with Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts all of the information you inupt to securely process payments.

Will my LaunchUMD project gift be tax-deductible?

Contributions to Launch projects support specific areas of the University of Maryland and are tax-deductible as allowed by law.

Can I send a gift by mail or phone?

No. All gifts to LaunchUMD projects should be submitted online, unless you are able to make arrangements with the project leaders.

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