UCSB Engineering

Giving to the College of Engineering

Our alumni and friends provide essential support for the College of Engineering’s teaching programs and research enterprise. The College benefits from annual unrestricted support and major gifts designated for special purposes. Your generosity plays a critical role in our ability to fulfill our mission and is truly appreciated. Every gift counts.

How to Give

Where to Give

We invite you to be a part of the College’s success in educating the next generation of leaders by making a gift today.


Unrestricted gifts to the College can be made by credit card through our online giving form. Give to any of the associated areas below by selecting from the drop-down menu on the form:

  • College of Engineering Dean’s Fund
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Technology Management Program

To give to other areas at UCSB, visit the UCSB online giving form or make your gift via mail or phone.

By Mail

To make a gift by mail (via check or credit card) or to designate your gift to a specific purpose not available on the online giving form, please download and fill out the donation form (pdf) and return to:

Beth Ptalis Hough
Development Services Manager
Engineering and the Sciences Development
UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-6035

By Phone

To make a credit card gift by phone, call Beth Ptalis Hough at 805-893-5198.

Additional Giving Methods

Matching Gifts

Many employers sponsor corporate matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions that their employees or spouses make. Matching gift programs can double or possibly triple your donation. Please obtain your company’s matching gift form and return it with your contribution.

Wire transfers or gifts of securities (stock)

For information about making a contribution via wire transfer or gifts of securities, please contact Beth Ptalis Hough at beth [dot] hough [at] ucsb [dot] edu or 805-893-5198.

Planned Giving/Estate Gifts

You can make a gift through planned giving vehicles such as charitable remainder trusts, charitable lead trusts, gift annuities, bequests, or other vehicles please visit UC Santa Barbara’s Planned Giving website or contact Christopher Pizzinat at chris [dot] pizzinat [at] ia [dot] ucsb [dot] edu or 805-893-5126.

Giving Resources

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