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Friends of the University Library

The Friends of the Library is an association of students, alumni, faculty, staff, and community members who are dedicated to supporting and promoting the University Library. 

Student: Free 
Recent grad (5 years post-graduation): $10 

Benefactor: $500

Alumni/Faculty /Staff/Parent: $100 
Legacy: $2500 
Corporate membership: $5000 

Your annual gift to Friends of the University Library supports collections, services, teaching, research, technology initiatives, and programming - all essential to our nearly 16,000 students, 500 faculty, and an extended community of scholars. Through annual gifts and advocacy, the Friends of the University Library are vital to the growth of FGCU's library. 

Benefits of a Friends of the University Library Membership 

  • Courtesy borrowing privileges to the University Library 
  • Access to University Archives and Special Collections 
  • Access to the University Library subscription databases from library computers 
  • Subscription to the University Library’s newsletter and FGCU360 including information about exhibits, lectures, and other happenings. 
  • Invitations to special events and programming
  • Reference and research assistance
  • Behind-the-scenes tours 
  • Friends of the University Library's annual celebration 

Legacy Membership 

  • Courtesy membership to the President’s Society 
  • Lunch with the Dean Tracy A. Elliott, PhD 

Only with the Friend's contributions will the Library be able to augment its limited funds to provide our students and faculty access to specialized technology to inspire innovation, secure acquisitions of rare and unique materials to encourage scholarship, and ensure the preservation and conservation of collections for future generations. The Library’s lectures, programs, and student success initiatives are paid for entirely from private contributions. Be a part of our future by becoming a member of the Friends of the University Library.  

If you have questions regarding Friends of the University Library, please contact Heather Snapp ( at (239) 745-4225.

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When making a contribution to the Friends of the University Library, please select "Friends of the University Library" for your gift designation. We thank you for your support!