Help Bioengineering at Illinois educate and inspire the next generation of biotechnology and healthcare leaders by partnering with us in philanthropy, research collaborations, and education activities. Following are some ways to get involved. For more information on how to get involved, contact Donna Shubert at

  • Be a guest speaker so our students can learn about your organization’s relevant research, product development, or career opportunities.
  • Be interviewed for a career profile published on our website to help students learn about the many ways they might use their Bioengineering degree.
  • Serve as an Engineering Open House judge or sponsor in March.
  • Support student-run activities such as the campus chapter of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES), which welcomes speakers, volunteers and financial support.
  • Hire our graduates through The Grainger College of Engineering Career Fair, held each September.
  • Make an impact with your financial support for undergraduate research, senior design projects, special seminars, and other activities and events. Please see GIVING OPPORTUNITIES below.
  • Follow us on social media, including Facebook and Twitter.
  • Subscribe to our mailing list so we can send you research, awards and education news through our newsletter and annual report.


Why I Give

Private support is essential to Bioengineering’s continued success. Contributions from alumni and friends help sustain an environment that fosters creativity and critical thinking and enables the department to offer more scholarships, attract the best faculty, and support critical educational and research programs and facilities.

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Giving Opportunities

Make a gift to Illinois Bioengineering today securely online:

Please select which fund(s) you want to support and indicate the amount. After confirming the gift, you will be directed to the University of Illinois Foundation's secure Online Giving site for your personal and credit card information.

Remember, your gift is tax deductible. And matching gifts multiply your generosity. If your company participates, obtain the appropriate form from your employer and include it with your check. Check the employer list on the Foundation's Matching Gift Program page.

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