Giving Opportunities

If you’re passionate about student learning, innovative faculty research, and building a rich community life on campus, we invite you to look over the many giving opportunities available to you. Please see the list below to begin your support of the UCI Libraries today!

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Partners of the UCI Libraries

The Partners of the UCI Libraries are a special group of people who truly value books, libraries, and learning. Their gifts provide critical support to our collections and public programs.

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Library Endowment

The Library Endowment is a permanent resource that allows the Libraries to invest in research and instruction for present and future generations of UCI students and faculty.

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Special Collections & Archives

This fund supports the preservation, processing, digitization, and acquisition of the rare and special materials in the Libraries' Special Collections & Archives. Gifts of materials in the areas of collecting strength are also welcome.

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Named Library Collection Funds

Named after library supporters and friends, these funds help to expand our collections through acquisition of important journals, books, and other materials.

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Honor with Books

This digital and commemorative program pays lasting tribute to the special people in your life, while conveying your personal commitment to learning and advancing knowledge.

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Donating Materials

The Libraries accepts books; manuscripts; photographs; works distinguished for their illustrations, bindings, or fine printing; or other materials, that would augment the Libraries' holdings.


Have a question? Don’t see anything that interests you here? Please feel free to contact us at (949) 824-4651, or at We’d love to speak with you in person about your interests and discover, together, how best you can partner up with the UCI Libraries.