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Giving to LAS

Your Gift Makes a Difference

The communication and critical thinking skills that LAS has helped me develop will be valuable in any profession I pursue.

Emma Swift, BS ’07

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences changes lives every day, through its groundbreaking research and by the excellence of its education.

But we cannot do it without you.


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Your ongoing support ensures that LAS remains a place where dreams begin and brilliant futures unfold.

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LAS Annual Fund

Promoting overall excellence in the college.

LAS Department/Unit Annual Funds

Promoting overall excellence in a selected academic unit.

Other Program Funds
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Matching Gifts—An Easy Way to Double or Triple Your Donation

Many companies will match, even double or triple your gift to the college. Simply request and complete the Matching Gift Form from your company’s Human Resources Office, then mail it along with your gift check. See if your company has a matching gift program.

Other Methods for Giving

Other Giving Opportunities

To learn more about membership in recognition societies offered by the college and University, or giving through wills, trusts, and bequests, email or call (217) 333-7108.

Thank you for your gift!

Select Program Funds

Lincoln Hall Project

The Lincoln Hall Fund for Scholarships

Engrave your name—or that of someone you wish to honor—on a paver, bench, theater chair, or even a room in Lincoln Hall. All proceeds support student scholarships!

Goal: $10 million. Your gift to the Lincoln Hall Fund for Scholarships will help create a permanent means of filling the gap between a family’s unmet financial need and the cost of an excellent education.


Shawna Morrison

Shawna Morrison Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Morrison Memorial Scholarship will honor Sgt. Shawna Morrison (1978-2004), the first female student and soldier at the University of Illinois to die in combat operations in any war or conflict, by providing scholarship support to undergraduate students in the College of LAS. Sgt. Morrison was a psychology major at U of I and a member of the Illinois Army National Guard.