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COVID-19 Update: The University of Minnesota will offer online, or alternative, instruction through the end of summer term 2020. Read CCAPS's operational updates or visit the Safe Campus website for the University's operational updates.


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  • Scholarship dollars awarded annually | $350,000+
  • Scholarships awarded to full- and part-time students per year | 200+

Contributions to the College of Continuing and Professional Studies help prepare the next generation of leaders our communities need. Your gift can support the strategic initiatives of the College, scholarships for top students to attend CCAPS, or specific initiatives and funds of your choice. 

Giving Options

Thank you for your interest in supporting the College of Continuing and Professional Studies. Your generosity provides necessary funding for student scholarships, program development, and life experiences necessary for our students to reach their personal and educational goals.

If you’re interested in monthly giving, matching gifts, gifts of stock, wire transfers or gifts in kind, you can learn more on the University's Ways to Give webpage.

Make checks payable to the University of Minnesota Foundation, designating the College of Continuing and Professional Studies (CCAPS) in the note area. You may fill out this gift form and mail to:

University of Minnesota Foundation
PO Box 860266
Minneapolis, MN 55486-0266

Call 612-625-1253 with questions.

Planned gifts include those designated in a donor’s will, as well as some that can provide a donor with income for life. For more information, see Ways to Give or contact Courtney Barrette at 612-625-1253 or barr0396@umn.edu.

A strong endowment ensures that there is an enduring source of funding for immediate and future needs. Endowments grow over time to create a legacy of learning, research, and scholarship as they extend the impact of the donor’s generosity beyond a lifetime.

Donors interested in exploring the possibility of making a larger lasting investment in the College of Continuing and Professional Studies through an endowed gift should contact Courtney Barrette, Director of Engagement & External Relations at 612-625-1253 or barr0396@umn.edu.

Scholarship Stories

Our students dream big and work hard. Many are able to achieve their goals with the help of scholarships made possible by generous donors. Read some of the inspiring College scholarship recipients' stories. 

Contact Information

Questions about giving or ways to give? Contact:

Courtney Barrette
Director of Engagement & External Relations