At the Billiken Engagement Center, current ΘνΓΓΙη students connect with alumni via phone, text, email and U.S. mail in hopes of updating graduatesβ€™ demographic information, strengthening relationships with alumni, providing campus updates and fundraising for the University.
In this part-time position, our student-workers gain real-world experience, grow connections within the ΘνΓΓΙη community and share their passion for giving back to their soon-to-be alma mater.
As part of the Annual Giving department in ΘνΓΓΙηβ€™s Development Division, student callers can experience what it is like working for a nonprofit organization and have a hand in raising more than $200,000 annually for ΘνΓΓΙη. Through their calling, they have the opportunity to connect and network with alumni, as well as improve their communication skills.
How To Fulfill a Pledge
First, thank you for your commitment to ΘνΓΓΙη! Your gifts are the reason that scholarships are available to students with financial need, ΘνΓΓΙη's faculty is world-class, service-driven experience is transformative, and our researchers make important breakthroughs. To make an online payment, please visit our . If you would like to pay by check, please use the envelope you received in the mail with your pledge reminder or mail your gift to 221 N. Grand Ave., Room 319, St. Louis, MO 63103.
What Appears on Caller ID
When you receive a call from one of our Billiken Engagement Center callers, the caller ID will show the phone number 314-977-3781.
Frequently Asked Questions
Our calling hours are Monday to Thursday, 6 to 9:30 p.m.; Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 to 8:30 p.m. CT.
Yes! All of our callers are current students who represent their school or college within ΘνΓΓΙη.
It's up to you! You can direct your gift to a scholarship, academic program, athletic team, research initiative, student group or one of our many other funds.
Yes. We encourage credit card gifts while you are on the phone with our student caller. This is a secure way to ensure your gift helps a ΘνΓΓΙη student immediately.
ΘνΓΓΙη is an exempt organization as defined under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Charitable donations to ΘνΓΓΙη are tax-deductible to the highest extent of the law. Please consult your tax advisor for more information.
If you want to make a credit card gift by phone, please call 314-977-3781. Or you can give over the phone when a student calls. They will ask you which fund youβ€™d like to support, how much you would like to pledge, and collect your credit card information. By giving your credit card information over the phone, you ensure that your gift is put to use right away. If you want to send us your pledge via U.S. mail or through our website, please let the student caller know, and we will get you the proper information.
Yes! If you would like to reach us, please call our general number, 314-977-3781.
Yes! Please email the Annual Giving team at email@example.com to request that a student call you.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 314-977-3781 and provide your name, the number you would like removed and any other pertinent information, and we will honor your request.
You can update your contact information by .
Want to Work at the Billiken Engagement Center?
If you are a ΘνΓΓΙη student interested in a part-time position at the Billiken Engagement Center, please fill out an application on Handshake. We offer competitive pay, raises, and weekly and yearly incentives. All undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to apply. If you have any questions, please contact the Annual Giving team at email@example.com.