Thank you for your interest in giving to the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice. The generous support and continued involvement of our alumni and friends allow us to sustain a high level of quality in our teaching, research, and service to the field of criminal justice.

Your gifts and support of our programs can add to and enhance what we are able to do. With your help we can

  • award scholarships to outstanding students for their academic achievement, leadership, and service
  • enable students to conduct research with faculty and attend academic conferences to present their research
  • support the activities of the Criminal Justice Student Association, Alpha Phi Sigma, and the CyberCrime Club
  • bring in guest speakers and scholars to enhance our students’ preparation for their future careers
  • continue our annual Community Symposium series
  • expand our work in the areas of cybercrime and social justice

No matter the amount, the support of our friends and alumni is important to us. Please consider making a gift to the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice today.

How to Give

Giving is quick, easy, and secure:

  • Open the University’s online giving page.
  • Under “Where would you like your gift directed?” select “Other.”
  • Under “Account,” select “Other.”
  • Skip “Donation Code.”
  • In the first text box, enter “Criminology and Criminal Justice.”
  • In the second text box, provide the name of anyone you would like to honor through your gift.
  • Complete the remainder of the form. Then submit your information. You’ll be directed to the payment page.


If you have any questions or would like to discuss other giving opportunities, please call or email Lesley Reid, Department Chair, (205) 348-1792,