Alumni & Giving

Stay involved + support Astronomy

Support for the Department of Astronomy helps us build a stronger department. When you contribute to Astronomy, you make it possible for us to fund student awards, classroom renovations, observatories, and capital construction.

Donations to the Astronomy Gift Fund support the overall needs of the department, including:

  • faculty research
  • new research equipment and teaching supplies
  • travel for students to attend scientific conferences to present papers
  • scholarships for students
  • department/observatory activities

Please review our various giving opportunities to find a fund you wish to support.

Give to Astronomy

You can make a secure online donation to the Astronomy Gift Fund by clicking the “Give Now” button. If you prefer, you may tailor your gift to Astronomy by choosing the specific scholarship, fellowship, or lecture series you wish to support. If you wish to mail in a donation, make your check out to “IUF/Astronomy Gift Fund” and send it to: IU Foundation, PO Box 6460, Indianapolis, IN 46206.

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