Carnegie Mellon University

Why Give?

Every gift to the Department of Biological Sciences, large and small, makes an impact not just on the department and the Mellon College of Science, but on the world at large as our students and faculty share their knowledge and skills.

We encourage you to direct your gift to one of three priority funds:

  • Undergraduate Experience Fund – Gifts to this fund provide a wide set of important programs & activities for our undergraduates including travel to conferences and meetings to present results, summer research opportunities, and clubs and special events.
  • Graduate Student Enrichment Fund – Gifts to this fund provide support for community-building graduate student activities, research, and travel to conferences and meetings.
  • Biological Sciences Department Fund – Support the most immediate needs of our students and faculty.

How do I make my gift?

There are many ways to give to the Department of Biological Sciences at Carnegie Mellon:

  • Check
  • Credit Card
  • Wire Transfers
  • Gifts of Stock, Bonds or Mutual Funds
  • Planned Gifts such as Bequests, CGAs, etc.
  • Payroll Deduction
  • Matching Gifts
  • Faculty/Staff Payroll Deduction

Ways to donate

Donate Online

By phone:

By mail: 
Carnegie Mellon University
PO Box 371525
Pittsburgh, PA 15251-7525

Every gift to the Mellon College of Science counts toward the goals of Make Possible, the Campaign for Carnegie Mellon University.

Contact the Mellon College of Science Development Staff

Nancy Felix
Associate Dean for Advancement
Phone: 412-268-6442

Mitchell Coates
Associate Director of Development

Edward Dunlea
Senior Director of Corporate and Government Relations
Phone: 412-268-3207

Lisa Iruguin
Senior Director of Development
Phone: 412-268-2019

Ally Jump
Assistant Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations

Brianne Smalley
Associate Director of Development

Emily Toal
Development Associate
Phone: 412-268-1991

Lauren Vereb
Assistant Director of Alumni & Constituent Engagement, University Advancement
Phone: 412-268-5992