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Giving Back

Earth and Planetary Sciences Alumni Giving Opportunities

To donate to the Earth and Planetary Sciences Department, you may identify a choice from the list of fund categories below:

  1. The Arthur Howland Fund sponsors field work and departmental field trips.
  2. The Earth & Planetary Sciences Gift Account is our all-purpose programmatic fund.
  3. The L.L. Sloss Fund provides dissertation fellowships and research funding for graduate students.
  4. The Seymour Schlanger Fund supports departmental awards recognizing excellence in undergraduate research.

How to Give


You can donate to Northwestern University online through Northwestern Giving's secure website. If you have any questions, please contact the Annual Giving team at 1-800-222-5603 or by email at

By Check

Checks may be made out to Northwestern University. In the memo, please designate which fund you would like to donate to. Mail checks to Northwestern University, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, 2145 Sheridan Road, Tech F374, Evanston, IL 60208.

We thank you for your generosity and support!