Your support for the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) provides funding for a wide variety of disciplines. Our students are conducting research and participating in hands-on learning with talented faculty and staff. We continuously examine the needs and learning styles of our diverse student body so that we can best prepare them to:

  • Meet changing workforce needs
  • Compete in our dynamic and multicultural society
  • Participate in positive ways in their communities
  • Provide a better future for themselves and their families

Our Commitment

Join us in our commitment to providing the best for our students by supporting the College of Arts and Sciences' most critical priorities:

  • Financial aid to ensure that our best and brightest students will fulfill their educational goals regardless of their financial need
  • Teaching and research support to sustain our outstanding faculty and rigorous and progressive curriculum
  • Campus and community life that fosters an inclusive atmosphere of collaborative learning

Join us and consider getting involved in the following ways:

  • Attend NEIU Weekend 2018 on September 14 and 15 and reconnect and network with fellow alumni and your favorite faculty members!
  • Give to the CAS to support our most critical priorities.
  • Join the Alumni Association (alumni and associate memberships are available), and learn more about how you can get involved with social, academic and volunteer opportunities.

Gifts at Work   

The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to supporting student and faculty collaborative summer research projects through the CAS Fund. Stay informed about CAS news and events.

College of Arts and Sciences alumni are making great contributions to our society. Some recent accomplishments include: Ann Kalayil, Ph.D. (Computer Science, B.S. '82), who is the first woman to be appointed Regional Administrator of the U.S. General Service Administration's Great Lakes Region; and Aaron Durnbaugh (Geography and Environmental Studies, M.A. '05), who was named director of sustainability at Loyola University. 

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