Giving to the Department

Outstanding Education & Research

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry changes people’s lives through its education, research and training programs. Students and faculty are creating new knowledge, materials, and innovative chemistry and biochemistry tools for sustainable advances in technology and human health. The Department strives to offer a vibrant and inclusive climate that leads to student success. Exceptional opportunities for students are made possible by the generous support by our loyal alumni, faculty and staff, and friends. Please consider a donation to support our students and programs. A donation of any size makes a difference!

Giving Options

Online – Please choose from these preferred departmental funds:

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Fund

Chemistry and Biochemistry Renovation Projects

Bruce Jarvis Graduate Fellowships in Chemistry and Biochemistry

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Undergraduate Scholarship Fund


Opportunities to Support the new Chemistry Building, Coming in 2023


For more opportunities, visit or contact Cheri Meadows at 301.405.9624 or for stock transfer instructions.

Check – Send checks made payable to the University of Maryland College Park Foundation or abbreviate UMCP Foundation. In the notes section write, “Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.” Mail your checks to:

CMNS Office of the Dean
c/o Cheri Meadows
2300 Symons Hall
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

Stock – To make a gift using stock, please contact Cheri Meadows at 301.405.9624 or for stock transfer instructions.

Payroll Deduction – (For UMD employees only) To request a payroll deduction, please call 301.405.7749 or send an email to:

Learn more about giving opportunities in the College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences.