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Giving Opportunities

For more than 130 years, the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has grown and evolved into one of the finest programs in the country. Today, our graduates span the globe, transforming the very nature of their fields through cutting edge research and innovative design. Your generous gift allows us to continue this tradition of excellence by supporting future civil and environmental engineering pioneers. Our donors include alumni, friends, corporations, foundations, and other organizations, and their gifts range from modest one-time cash donations to the creation of endowments.

There are so many ways to give to the Department, and every donation, no matter how big or small, makes a huge difference.

Make a gift online

Go to Raise Penn State to make a gift online through Penn State’s secure giving portal.

Mail your gift

If you'd prefer to mail your donation to us, please make your check payable to Penn State and mail to:

Director of Development
Penn State College of Engineering
101 Hammond Building
University Park, PA 16802

Be sure to indicate where you would like to direct your donation by writing “Civil and Environmental Engineering” on the memo line of your check.

Other giving options

For other giving options, including planned giving, endowments, in-kind donations, and scholarships, please contact the Director of Development at or 814-865-0173.

Thank you for your support!



The Penn State Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, established in 1881, is internationally recognized for excellence in the preparation of undergraduate and graduate engineers through the integration of education, research, and leadership.

Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

212 Sackett Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-1408

Phone: 814-863-3084