Make a gift to the Department of Computer Science and Engineering

The Computer Science and Engineering department’s tradition of excellence—created and fostered by alumni, faculty, and friends of the department—continues to flourish.

As we move forward, the support of our alumni and friends is needed more than ever. Each gift allows the department to improve and expand educational programs, provide financial assistance to deserving students, enhance facilities, and attract and retain exceptional faculty.

Donors can elect to give to the CS&E department’s general fund, give to a named fund, or create a fund of their own.

Computer Science & Engineering Scholarship Fund

Supports undergraduate scholarships in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering.

Computer Science & Engineering Discretionary Fund

Addresses the most pressing needs of and provides programmatic support for the Department of Computer Science and Engineering.

John T. Riedl Memorial Fund

General student (undergraduate and graduate) support in honor of a beloved faculty member, Dr. John T. Riedl.

John V. Carlis Memorial Fund

Support for excellence in teaching and advising in memory of the late, beloved faculty member John V. Carlis.

MSSE Program Support Fund

This fund is set up to advance software engineering education and outreach at the U of M. We would like to be able to offer financial support to strong software engineering students, both undergrads and grads enrolled in MSSE.


Development Staff Contact

Supporting CS&E is a great way to help the department continue in its tradition of excellence and make a significant impact on the future of computing fields.

For questions about making a gift to the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, please contact Emily Strand, External Relations Officer, by phone at (612) 625–6798 or by e-mail at .


Thank you to all of the CS&E donors. Your appreciation of the mission of the department and the work of our students and faculty, results in support that allows for continuous innovation in research and education.