Giving Options

Ways to Give

Giving Options                                                                                                           

Engineering Annual Fund
Annual gifts provide important unrestricted funding to the college and campus-wide initiatives.  These gifts support programs that foster interaction and partnerships between students, faculty, alumni and industry, such as Engineering Week, undergraduate research, senior capstone projects, guest lectures and seminars and Student Organizations such as IEEE. 

Annual Fund contributions have a direct impact on the lives of every student, every day.  Please consider investing in the COE's future by making a gift today.  Your contribution will help ensure the COE's continued growth and success.  Your gift can help change lives by helping to:

  • assist deserving students achieve their educational goals
  • create and support new learning opportunities
  • recruit, support, and retain top faculty
  • fund innovative research and technology advancement
  • support programs that prepare students for their work as global citizens

Dean’s Council
Leadership donors of $1,000 or more are enrolled in both the Dean’s Council in the College of Engineering and the Chancellor’s Circle.  Members are invited to attend the annual Blue and Gold dinner in the fall, hosted by the Chancellor.

Click the eGiving link to make a gift now.

Designated Gifts
The College of Engineering welcomes donations for a specific area or fund.  For example, you may choose to direct your contribution to a department, a particular student scholarship fund, or a seminar series.  A list of the giving priorities may be found here.

Gifts in Kind
The College of Engineering gratefully accepts a wide variety of non-cash, material donations that support the academic mission of the College. Gifts of tangible personal property — for example, equipment, instrumentation, books, or other items of value — that are donated for related educational purposes are recorded at their fair market value.  Please contact Senior Philanthropic Officer Lara H. Stone at for more information on in-kind gifts. 

Corporate Giving
The College of Engineering strives to produce the best prepared workforce necessary to meet the challenges of the 21st century and to enhance economic prosperity and quality of life.  To be successful, the College must continue to recruit the best faculty and students, attract federal research dollars, build and equip state-of-the-art facilities and foster productive and mutually beneficial corporate partnerships.  More information about corporate giving can be found here.

Matching Gifts
You may be eligible to increase the size of your gift through the corporate matching gift program at your company.  Matching gifts are another important source of support for the college.  Please consult with your human resources officer to learn about your company's policy.  You may also visit the University Advancement website for more information.