Giving Back

Alumni support has assisted The Henry Samueli School of Engineering achieve excellence by providing funds for the continued growth of programs, and enabling students to have access to high-caliber faculty and state-of-the-art research facilities. With 61 pecent of students receiving financial aid to assist them with their educational expenses, alumni gifts offer students the opportunity to access a world-class education, which might otherwise be unattainable. See below for ways you can make a gift in support of the Samueli School or visit the UCI eGiving website.

Making a Gift to the Samueli School
There are many opportunities for making named or other gifts to the Samueli School, including endowments, fellowships, scholarships, research program support and equipment. If you would like to discuss how you might make a gift, please contact Ed Hand, Assistant Dean of Development, at (949) 824-6563 or

Matching Gifts
You may be eligible to increase the size of your gift through a corporate matching gift program at your company. Matching gifts are another important source of support for the School. Please consult with your human resources officer to learn about your company's policy. You may also visit the University Advancement website for more information.

Gift of Stocks and Securities
Some alumni prefer to support the School and UC Irvine through gifts of stocks and securities. To learn more about how to transfer securities and designate your gift to the school, please contact Ed Hand, Assistant Dean of Development, at (949) 824-6563 or

Legacy Planning
The UCI Office of Legacy Planning can assist you in achieving your economic, tax and philanthropic goals. From bequests to charitable gift annuities, they will work with you and your professional advisors to customize and tailor the most appropriate planned giving strategy for you. Please visit the Office of Legacy Planning website for more information.