How to Give

There are a variety of ways to make a gift to the library. 

To give gifts of stock, get directions for wire transfer, or other methods not listed below, please contact or call 734-615-4801.

To ensure timely processing of your gift while our buildings are closed, we recommend giving online or by phone at 1-888-518-7888 (Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. EST). You may also mail a check via certified mail to U-M's Gifts and Records Administration office at the address below.


Choose a fund and make your gift online through our secure giving site.

You can make a one-time gift charged to your credit card, or become an ongoing supporter with a monthly gift.

Explore available funds

Our strategic opportunities fund is top priority. You can also browse by category to explore funds for: 


Write your check payable to the University of Michigan, and in the notes section mention the University of Michigan Library as the recipient.

Mail via USPS certified mail with tracking to the following address: 

University of Michigan Office of Development

Attn: Gift Records and Administration

3003 South State Street

Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109

U-M faculty and staff payroll deduction

Make your gift online through our secure giving site and select “monthly payroll deduction” as your form of payment. You’ll need to log in with your U-M credentials.

Alternatively, you can complete this payroll deduction form and scan and email it to

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