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The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, as a fellowship of teachers, scholars, scientists, artists, and performers closely connected to its urban community, provides stimulating educational programs and learning activities. Our students are preparing to understand a complex global society and to lead productive and meaningful lives. 

CLASS houses ten departments, three schools, and an array of interdisciplinary programs. We offer both graduate and undergraduate degree programs in the fine arts, humanities, and social sciences. CLASS is the home of nearly 150 full-time faculty members, many part-time faculty members, and close to 50 staff members. We are also home 2,500 student majors. 

The college is at the heart of the university’s cultural life as well as its advancement of human and humane knowledge through research and scholarship. 


Double Your Donation! 8 am-11 am
Gifts to CLASS will be matched by Timothy O’Brien and Breck Platner, friends and supporters of CSU, up to $1,000!
$1,000 MATCHED
Double Your Donation! 6 pm-10 pm
Gifts to CLASS will go twice as far when they are matched, up to $1,000!
Giving Day 2021 Total Dollars Raised
See which unit has raised the most money today!
Rank Department Raised
1 Athletics $286,679.62
2 School of Nursing $44,555.00
3 College of Sciences and Health Professions $33,559.00
4 CSU Student Success $25,633.00
5 CSU Cleveland-Marshall College of Law $15,165.00
6 Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs $10,145.00
7 College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences $6,610.00
8 Monte Ahuja College of Business $6,255.00
9 Washkewicz College of Engineering $4,135.00
10 College of Education and Human Services $3,555.00
11 Alumni Association $1,740.00
12 Jack, Joseph & Morton Mandel Honors College $1,505.00
13 College of Graduate Studies $890.00
Watch your donation go twice as far! 12 pm-3 pm
Gifts to CLASS will be matched dollar for dollar, up to $500!
Alumni Class Year by Decade
CSU has over 112,000 living alumni! Which decade will prove to have the most philanthropic Vikings?
In which decade did you graduate?
Rank Answer Gifts
1 2010s 231
2 2000s 107
3 '90s 90
4 '80s 83
5 '70s 81
6 2020s 49
7 '60s 23
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