Giving Opportunities

We are grateful to our alumni and friends for their generous support. These gifts help us be most responsive to emerging needs and opportunities both now and in the future.

Ways to Give

Please review the list of giving opportunities below. Your generosity is critical to our continued success in the classroom. Give online on our secure website.

Endowment Giving Opportunities
Give to endow a position for a faculty member, a professor of practice, Ph.D. and M.Eng. fellowships, and/or our teaching labs and shop. You can fully support, or make a partial contribution towards any of these endowments—no gift is too small. 

Equipment Giving Opportunities
Introducing new equipment will make course labs and student team projects a more manageable and effective for our students. 

CEE Alumni Discretionary Fund
Civil and Environmental Engineering utilizes unrestricted gifts to assist with undergraduate instructional, research and other educational enrichment activities. 

Support a Fellowship / Scholarship
Alumni endowments and donations in the form of fellowships provide a great source of funding for our graduate students.

Richard N. White Instructional Laboratory Fund
This fund supports the future operation, upgrading of, and equipment for the Richard N. White Instructional Laboratory which is used as an instructional laboratory within the Bovay Laboratory Complex of CEE.

The Walter R. Lynn Environmental and Water Resources Systems M.Eng. Award
The late Professor Walter Lynn was internationally well-known for his application of systems analysis methods to wastewater treatment plant design and financing. Under Lynn’s direction Cornell’s leadership in Environmental and Water Resource Systems (EWRS) began. This fund provides financial support to students enrolled in the Civil and Environmental Engineering M.Eng. Program.

To assure your gift is credited to the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering for the purpose that you wish, please state your intent in the Questions/Comments area of the online form. Of course unrestricted gifts are always welcome--whether directed to CEE, the College of Engineering or another of your Cornell interests.

Give online

Mail a check

Cornell University
Box 37334
Boone, IA 50037-0334

Mail your gift, with a check payable to Cornell University. When making a gift please note the following on your check or in the space provided online: Civil and Environmental Engineering 

Note there are opportunities to pledge a gift over a period of five years or to time your gift to maximize your Class Reunion fundraising campaign. Commitments also can be made through certain estate tax planning opportunities, such as a charitable lead trust, or in other forms including securities and real estate.

For more information please contact

Jeannette Little