Annual Giving


Annual Gifts help strengthen the University and ensure that every college, department, program and initiative at UTEP is secured the funding needed to continue providing students with the best educational opportunities possible. Annual Giving is a fundamental source of funding for our University, and the primary way for all alumni, parents, and friends to help support the University’s growth in enrollment, research endeavors, programs and campus facilities that make our campus unique. For more information about Annual Giving, contact Erika Villegas at (915) 747-7283 or via email at


Your gifts make UTEP accessible.

Every year, the generosity from alumni, parents, friends, faculty and staff, help UTEP to continue providing:

  • Student Scholarships
  • Research
  • Study abroad opportunities
  • Travel assistance to student and faculty national and international competitions
  • Competitive faculty recruitment
  • Programmatic Support

Giving to the area that means most to you.

As an Annual Donor, you are a partner in transforming the lives of future generations of students. Your gift can be made to the area that means most to you. Whether your gift is made to support a particular department, program, scholarships or research, every gift counts.


Increase the impact of your gift.

You can increase the impact of your gift if your employer offers a matching gift program. Click here to find out if your employer has a matching gift program.

Erika Villegas
Director of Annual Giving and Donor Relations
(915) 747-7283


Give to the area that means the most to you.

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