Building a University of Distinction

When you make a gift toward Utah State’s excellence initiatives you’re supporting the university’s continued success. These funds help garner national recognition and increase the stature of the USU degree. A better Utah State not only benefits current and future students, it also benefits our graduates.

Your gift can support Utah State’s facility enhancements and expansions, athletics programs, community outreach and enrichment projects, or innovative academic tools and resources that spur discoveries and economic development. Each of these contribute to a successful society. As our reach continues to grow and expand, you can help ensure that our students receive the quality education and training needed to be the talented leaders that will shape the future.

Create Your Aggie Impact by supporting the area of excellence below that most inspires you to make a difference through the power of philanthropy.

  • Elevating Competitive Performance
    Hiring and retaining top-tier coaches and support staff is integral to the growth and success of Utah State Athletics, as the lasting effect these individuals have on student-athletes is instrumental. An increase of resources for these exceptional leaders is essential and allows Utah State to both recruit and compete at the highest levels.
    Endowed Coaching Positions: $3 Million
    Competitive Excellence Funds: $1 Million
  • Enhancing the Overall Student-Athlete Experience
    One of the pillars of a first-class student-athlete experience is the opportunity to train, study, compete, and socialize in state-of-the-art facilities. Utah State Athletics is dedicated to providing facilities that will help nearly 400 student-athletes excel at the highest level while achieving personal, academic, and athletic goals.
    Locker Room and Team Space Improvements: $5 Million
    Competition and Practice Facility Upgrades: $35 Million

  • Bastian Agricultural Center: $50 Million
    Support the educational and experiential engagement associated with all aspects of agriculture in Salt Lake County and beyond.
  • Utah Botanical Gardens: $5 Million
    Enhance and grow programmatic endeavors through the Utah Botanical Gardens — including community workshops, demonstrations, field trips and other activities.
  • Extension Youth Programs: $4 Million
    Inspire passion for agricultural education through youth programs such as 4-H, Agriculture in the Classroom and additional programming.

  • Infrastructure Enhancements: $5 Million
    Secure, sustain, and advance the safety and quality of performance, rehearsal, and exhibition spaces, including the Caine Lyric Theatre, athletic band rehearsal hall, Projects Gallery, Daines Concert Hall, Black Box Theatre, Morgan Theatre, and classroom facilities.
  • Community Engagement: $2 Million
    Foster community engagement activities through the Lyric Repertory Company; Wasserman Festival; invitational exhibitions; sustainability, health, and wellness initiatives; and connecting with diverse patrons and audiences.

  • Facility Expansion and Enhancement: $10 Million
    Update learning spaces with high-quality technology tools and expand infrastructure throughout the college.

  • Infrastructure Enhancements: $10 Million
    Provide students with modernized teaching laboratories and technology to provide higher quality experiential learning.

  • Experiential Outreach and Engagement: $25 Million
    Enhance collaboration by supporting community engagement initiatives such as the Center for Anticipatory Intelligence, I-Systems Institute and Transforming Communities Initiative.
  • Infrastructure Expansion and Enhancement: $15 Million
    Create an environment of excellence by helping complete the Mehdi Heravi Global Teaching and Learning Building, along with the remodel of the Ray B. West Building.

  • Infrastructure Enhancements: $2 Million
    Enhance experiential learning with technology upgrades and operational investments across the college.

  • Infrastructure Enhancements: $3 Million
    Update our classrooms and laboratories with high-quality technology tools, and enhance the delivery of academic programs through technology-based instruction.
  • Experiential Outreach and Engagement: $1.5 Million
    Provide opportunities for community collaboration and engagement through STEM education initiatives.

  • Collaborative Centers: $5 Million
    Create and expand on our centers to support She Dares Mighty Things, Women in Business Association (WIBA), among other initiatives.

  • New Veterinary Medicine Educational Building and Expansion of the Utah Veterinary Diagnostic
    Laboratory: $20 million
    Provide state-of-the-art spaces for practicing and learning veterinary medicine, including classrooms,
    laboratories, and offices.