College of Architecture and Urban Studies

The College of Architecture and Urban Studies (CAUS) at Virginia Tech is a global leader in art, architecture, design, construction, planning, and public and international affairs. Through hands-on student learning, dedicated faculty, research, and industry partnerships, our programs prepare CAUS graduates to tackle the most pressing problems of tomorrow.

Throughout our four schools, CAUS curricula focus on adaptive thinking, creative problem solving, and community outreach and engagement that leads to real-world results. We strive to provide practical, experiential learning opportunities for our students that enable the exploration of big ideas and differentiate their skillsets in industry. With your support, we can provide more of these exciting opportunities to more CAUS students.




Your gift makes a difference!

Every gift to CAUS on Giving Day matters. Whether you’re a first-time donor or long-time supporter, your generosity helps support these types of enrichment:

  • $10 aids is the purchase of special equipment and tools necessary to ensure student safety while continuing to learn on campus
  • $50 provides transportation  to and from regional student-led design-build projects like the New River Train Observatory in Radford allowing students to gain invaluable experience while meeting a community need
  • $100 will waive the application fee for a prospective underrepresented student to our School of Public and International Affairs

Your gift on Giving Day can also inspire others to support these opportunities for CAUS students. Sign up to be a Giving Day Ambassador and help spread the word to your networks – tell them why you give and how even small gifts make a big difference for our students! 

See what people are sharing about Virginia Tech Giving Day 2021!
Rank State Gifts
1 VA 236
2 DC 19
3 NY 18
Leaderboard
Most Donors Leaderboard
The five units with the greatest number of donors on Giving Day will win a share of $5,000.
Rank Prize Unit Donors
1 $2,000 Pamplin College of Business 1,655
2 $1,500 Virginia Cooperative Extension & 4-H 1,486
3 $750 College of Engineering 1,471
4 $500 College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences 1,316
5 $250 Athletics 1,036
6 College of Science 834
7 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences 626
8 Corps of Cadets 532
9 Student Affairs 475
10 College of Architecture and Urban Studies 414
11 Inclusion and Diversity 253
12 Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine 232
13 College of Natural Resources and Environment 190
14 Moss Arts Center and ICAT 146
15 Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC 140
16 Graduate School 108
17 Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine 105
18 Myers-Lawson School of Construction 102
19 University Libraries 97
20 Hokie Family Annual Fund 72
21 Honors College 26
22 Radio IQ | WVTF Music 26
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$5,000
College of Architecture and Urban Studies Challenge
Once 365 people have made a gift to any College of Architecture and Urban Studies department, Jonathan Eisen ('90, B.A.R.) will generously donate $5,000 to the College!
365 / 365 Donors
Completed
2
Match
Myers-Lawson School of Construction Match
Ross Myers '72 will match the first $50,000 in gifts to Myers-Lawson School of Construction! Make your gift today and double your impact.
$46,484 MATCHED
Ended
$18,406
Washington Alexandria Architecture Center Challenge
Once 54 people have made a gift to the Washington Alexandria Architecture Center, the WAAC Advisory Board will generously donate $18,406 to the WAAC!
54 / 54 Donors
Completed
$1,000
School of Visual Arts Challenge
Once 29 people have made a gift to the School of Visual Arts, Nancy Prichard ('74, B.A.) and Bruce Prichard ('75, B.A.R.) will generously contribute $1,000 to the School.
29 / 29 Donors
Completed
2
Match
Landscape Architecture Match
The Landscape Architecture Board will generously match the first gifts made to Landscape Architecture up to $21,655!
$6,705 MATCHED
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Leaderboard
College of Architecture and Urban Studies Leaderboard
Which department is going to bring in the most donors on Giving Day?
Rank Fund Designation Donors
1 WAAC (Washington Alexandria Architecture Center) 74
2 College of Architecture & Urban Studies Annual Fund 50
3 Landscape Architecture Annual Fund 36
4 Industrial Design Department Annual Fund 36
5 School of Public & International Affairs Annual Fund 33
6 School of Visual Arts Annual Fund 33
7 Architecture Program 30
8 Center for Public Administration & Policy (CPAP) Annual Fund 30
9 CAUS Annual Scholarship Fund 25
10 Interior Design Annual Fund 20
11 School of Architecture + Design Annual Fund 19
12 Myers-Lawson School of Construction Annual Fund 18
13 Urban Affairs & Planning Annual Fund 15
14 Institute for Policy and Governance 15
15 Graphic Design-Art Department Annual Fund 8
16 GIA Annual Operating Fund 1
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Leaderboard
Total Raised Leaderboard
Your favorite unit can win a share of $2,750 based on its total amount raised on Giving Day!
Rank Prize Unit Raised
1 $1,000 Pamplin College of Business $964,291.19
2 $750 College of Engineering $680,411.59
3 $500 Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine $630,795.20
4 $200 Athletics $492,154.58
5 $100 College of Science $461,937.18
6 College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences $159,135.91
7 Corps of Cadets $143,632.07
8 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences $135,173.63
9 Student Affairs $117,566.43
10 College of Architecture and Urban Studies $116,434.13
11 Virginia Cooperative Extension & 4-H $95,153.00
12 Myers-Lawson School of Construction $93,305.00
13 College of Natural Resources and Environment $92,565.41
14 Moss Arts Center and ICAT $60,874.00
15 Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC $60,415.00
16 Inclusion and Diversity $55,800.93
17 Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine $55,783.00
18 University Libraries $32,431.21
19 Hokie Family Annual Fund $24,562.00
20 Graduate School $10,023.00
21 Honors College $2,170.00
22 Radio IQ | WVTF Music $1,271.00
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