For Prospective Members

Many of the college’s partners in industry have found that the most effective way to connect with our students and faculty is through the Industrial Affiliates program. Benefits to consider include our biannual workshops, aimed to showcase the students in action by displaying their research or design projects and by providing informal settings to foster conversation.

Industrial Affiliate Partnership Levels

  • Associate Partners in Optical Sciences
    For companies with 1-49 employees.
  • Executive Partners in Optical Sciences
    For companies with 50-99 employees.
  • Leadership Partners in Optical Sciences
    For companies with more than 100 employees.
  • Principal Partners in Optical Sciences
    This premium-level membership includes special recognitions and privileges with the University of Arizona.

Become an Industrial AffiliateAffiliate Membership Benefits

As an Industrial Affiliate you will strengthen ties with the College of Optical Sciences, gain exposure to a wide variety of optics applications and interact with highly talented and well-educated potential employees.

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industrial affiliate partnership impactPartnership Impact

The annual support that is received from our IA members enhances the college in many ways, and yet its single greatest application is to meet the needs of our students. Contributions from Industrial Affiliates member companies make a significant difference in the quality of the educational opportunities, the financial assistance that is offered, and the ways resources are allocated at the college.

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To join, please contact Kaye Rowan, director of development, at or 520-626-8754.