ASCE’s mission is to provide essential value to our members, their careers, our partners and the public by developing leadership, advancing technology, advocating lifelong learning and promoting the profession.

The purpose of this organization is to promote the advancement of civil engineering by fostering the close association of students with the engineering profession and the society; to acquaint students with topics of interest in civil engineering through the medium of competent speakers and of chapter sponsored trips; to foster the development of professional spirit, to promote the common interests among students and to encourage the expansion of facilities for civil engineering study. Established in 1994, the ASCE Foundation’s mission is to generate resources for the civil engineering profession. In its 13-year history, the Foundation has raised more than $20 million for ASCE and its affiliates. The Foundation’s active fundraising programs include: annual appeal, sponsorships, major gifts, capital campaigns and planned giving. In addition, the Foundation owns and operates the property in Reston, Va. which houses ASCE’s World Headquarters