Information for Donors

Giving to Computer and Information Sciences

Your donations make an impact in our students' lives and departmental programs. It allows us to provide scholarships, research awards, student awards, and others. We are happy that you have chosen to support the Department of Computer and Information Sciences at IU South Bend.

Setting up New Scholarships, Endownment, or Exploring other ways to give

Please contact the Department Chair or theOffice of Development

Current Donation and Scholarship Accounts

When making a donation, you can decide how you want your funds spent. Below is a list of current accounts available:

  • Department of Computer and Information Sciences Foundation Account (Use this account number when giving: 0320003809)
    • This is the general department foundation fund. It supports department programs, awards, activities, invited speakers, events, students, and others.
    • Example of this include the annual department excellence award
  • William J. Knight Fund for Academic Excellence in Computer and Information Science (Use this account number when giving: 0370007917)
    • Income from gifts will support undergraduate and graduate students majoring in Computer and Information Sciences at IU South Bend.
    • Here is the link to Emeritus Prof. Knight's profile
    • Here is the link to the scholarship page
    • Here is the link to the list of Past Scholarship Winners
  • John P. Russo Fund for Academic Excellence (Use this account number when giving: 0370007911)
    • Income from gifts will support undergraduate and graduate students majoring in Computer and Information Sciences at IU South Bend.
    • Here is the link to Emeritus Prof. Russo's profile
    • Here is the link to the scholarship page
    • Here is the link to the list of Past Scholarship Winners

How To Give:

You can give to the above account in the following ways

  • Give ONLINE (click here)
  • Give by CHECK or CREDIT CARD: Complete the donation form and mail it with you check to our department at

Department of Computer and Information Sciences
NS 301A
1700 Mishawaka Ave.
P.O. Box 7111
South Bend, IN 46634
Phone: (574) 520-5521
Fax: (574) 520-5589

  • For other options such as Planned Gift, Endowment, Recurring Gifts, Gifts of Securities, IU Payroll Deduction, etc. please visit http://go.iu.edu/1PHT
  • Planned gifts (click here)