Penn State Alumni Giving Opportunities

Giving Opportunities

The Department of Aerospace Engineering is an international leader in developing aerospace engineers who will shape the future of society on a global scale. Your generous gift to the Department allows us to continue our tradition of excellence by supporting current and future aerospace engineering leaders and innovators.

Our donors include alumni, friends, corporations, foundations, and other organizations, and their gifts range from modest one-time cash donations to the creation of endowments.

All gift transactions are made through Penn State's secure online giving portal and range from modest one-time cash donations to the creation of endowments that continue for many years. 

There are many ways to give to the Department, and every donation, no matter how big or small, makes a huge difference.

Make a gift online

Visit Raise Penn State to make an online gift through Penn State’s secure giving portal.

Mail your gift

If you choose to mail a donation, please make your check payable to Penn State and mail to:

Director of Development
Penn State College of Engineering
101 Hammond Building
University Park, PA 16802

Be sure to indicate you would like to direct your donation to the department by writing the name “Aerospace Engineering" on the memo line of your check.

Thank you for your support of the department!



The Penn State Department of Aerospace Engineering, established in 1961 and the only aerospace engineering department in Pennsylvania, is consistently recognized as one of the top aerospace engineering departments in the nation, and is also an international leader in aerospace education, research, and engagement. Our undergraduate program is ranked 15th and our graduate programs are ranked 15th nationally by U.S. News & World Report, while one in 25 holders of a B.S. degree in aerospace engineering in the U.S. earned it from Penn State. Our students are consistently among the most highly recruited by industry, government, and graduate schools nationwide.

The department is built upon the fundamentals of academic integrity, innovation in research, and commitment to the advancement of industry. Through an innovative curriculum and world-class instruction that reflects current industry practice and embraces future trends, Penn State Aerospace Engineering graduates emerge as broadly educated, technically sound aerospace engineers who will become future leaders in a critical industry

Department of Aerospace Engineering

229 Hammond Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-2569