College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability & Environmental Sciences (CAUSES)

Invest in the College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences (CAUSES)

The College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences (CAUSES) of the University of the District of Columbia (UDC) is the only urban, land-grant university in the nation.

CAUSES is unique in its organizational structure and its mission: an interdisciplinary college, where academic programs, such as architecture, urban sustainability, health education, nutrition and dietetics, and nursing, train a forward-thinking generation of professionals who will ensure that the world has “Healthy Cities–Healthy People.” The college houses the only doctoral-level program in the nation that focuses on urban leadership and entrepreneurship.

Learn more about CAUSES

Learn more about the land-grant mission


Your contribution helps CAUSES arm its students with skills and knowledge needed to face global challenges, find solutions to community problems, and meet the talent demands of industry.  More than ever, we need your support to advance faculty research and retain academic excellence our professors provide. 

Please help CAUSES empower students to follow their dreams and achieve their highest levels of human potential.  Please help our faculty continue innovative research.



Feel free to send a check or money order to UDC Foundation, 4200 Connecticut Avenue NW, Bldg. 39, 3rd FL, Wash DC 20008.  Please enter “CAUSES” in the check memo section. 

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