Welcome to College Relations & Development

The College of Letters and Science is fortunate to have a strong community of alumni, parents, and friends. We welcome your participation in our college events, giving programs, and volunteer work.

As the College of Letters and Science continues to grow, philanthropic support is the key to give students and faculty the best opportunities possible. We look forward to working with you, our generous supporters, in the coming years.

Philanthropic gifts help close the budget gap, making a difference for students, programs, faculty, research and facilities. Gifts to the college are often the tipping point for many fortunate recipients, whether that means a student not having to work full-time to pay for school, or a researcher purchasing equipment to make a discovery that wouldn't have been possible.

When you support UC Davis with a gift to the College of Letters and Science, you’re making an investment in the future. 

Scholarships Support Stellar Students

Mary Serafin

Meet three of our students who credit the support of scholarships for their success in the College of Letters and Science. They may be on different paths, but they share a passion for their majors, a curiosity about the world, and the drive to make the world better. Read their stories and consider making a gift to support students like them.

Faculty Donors: Tom and Ginny Cahill

Faculty Donors Tom and Ginny Cahill

A $300,000 gift from UC Davis faculty members Tom and Ginny Cahill will enhance environmental research in the Department of Physics.

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College Relations & Development

One Shields Avenue
Social Science & Humanities Building
Davis CA, 95616

(530) 752-0394

lsdevelopment@ucdavis.edu