Benefits and Membership Levels

Benefits of Joining the Friends

Join the FriendsJoin the Friends of the Libraries and contribute to the Libraries’ vital role in supporting University education and research, in creating innovative programs, and in encouraging use and appreciation of its remarkable resources. As a measure of its appreciation, the Libraries offer the following benefits to members of the Friends:

To join, or renew, in the Friends of the University of Minnesota Libraries, please complete the online form (you will be redirected to the University of Minnesota Foundation’s online giving form). To request borrowing privileges, please specify in the Special Instructions box.

Membership Levels

  • Member: $40 (annual donation)
  • Donor: $80 (Libraries borrowing privileges available at this level)
  • Associate: $100
  • Sponsor: $300 and above
  • Special Categories
    • New Graduates: $30
    • UMAA Members: $40 for borrowing privileges


Join or renew your membership now