Transfer Students

Explore introductory materials, find out how to get involved, and who to contact for help as you learn about our dynamic space on campus.

What happens at the library?

Students come here to study, create, learn new skills, collaborate with others, get research support, and find books, articles, music, and more. 

Watch our welcome video to learn more about what we provide.

Get started

We are the fourth largest academic library in the country, so it takes time figure out all we offer.

There are lots of options to help you get started:

Get involved

  1. Student Mini Grants

    Funding and mentorship for projects with a real-world impact.

  2. Café Shapiro

    Readings by select undergraduate student writers.

  3. Undergraduate Research Awards

    Recognizing excellence in undergraduate research.

  4. Engagement Fellows

    Get career and leadership experience in this unique library fellowship.

  5. Michigan Library Scholars

    Get hands-on professional experience while working on a project with an international focus in this paid internship.

  6. Student Ambassadors

    Get event planning and social media marketing experience as a student ambassador for the library.

Get help

  1. Ask a Librarian

    We can help you locate library resources, connect with a specialist, or find support at any stage of your project.

  2. Find a Specialist

    Search for people by subject area or specialty.

  3. Find Resources with Research Guides

    Use our curated research guides to find in-depth resources by topic, course, or speciality.

  4. Drop-in Workshops

    Join one of our workshops on a variety of topics relevant to teaching, learning, and research.

Research guides for every major or program

Our suite of research guides represent every major and program on campus. Guides include resources and services — plus specialists to contact for help — within a particular major.