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Sacramento State
Our Goals

Our mission is to serve students, help them rise up economically, create California's next leaders, and transform Sacramento by strengthening our community. On the Rise amplifies Sacramento State’s impact in the region, state, and the world. We will do this by supporting our students and advancing knowledge throughout our community.

The Campaign for Sacramento State

As the teaching university of California's capital city, Sacramento State’s mission is to serve our students and our community.

Explore how you can help Sacramento State rise by supporting our campaign priorities:

  • Supporting students through scholarship, and expanded and innovative student programs and offerings
  • Advancing knowledge through innovative learning approaches and technological advances, and providing faculty and staff the resources they need to be successful
  • Strengthening the larger Sacramento community

On the Rise: The Campaign for Sacramento State seeks to inspire alumni, donors, friends, and other members of the Hornet community to support our students as they work to achieve their dream of a college degree.

On The Rise: The Campaign for Sacramento State

On the Rise seeks to inspire donors to give $225 million to Sacramento State to amplify our impact on the region, state, and world. Explore how you can help Sacramento State rise by supporting our campaign priorities:


  1. Ernest E. Tschannen Science Complex
  2. Placer Center
  3. Carlsen Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Schools & Colleges

  1. College of Arts & Letters
  2. College of Business
  3. College of Continuing Education
  4. College of Education
  5. College of Engineering & Computer Science
  6. College of Health & Human Services
  7. College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics
  8. College of Social Sciences & Interdisciplinary studies

Other Areas of Support

  1. Alumni Association
  2. Athletics
  3. Faculty / Staff
  4. Sac State Fund
  5. Student Affairs
  6. University Library

The University Foundation at Sacramento State invests and distributes funds for the benefit of the University.