How to Give

Thank you for considering making a gift to the University to Chicago Library. Please find below more information on how to make your donation.


Use the University of Chicago’s secure online giving form. Once online, you will be prompted to choose how you would like to designate your gift. From the drop-down menu, please select Library Fund and choose the fund you wish to contribute to.

Make your gift today!


Please make checks payable to “University of Chicago.” Please ensure that you include the “Library” and how you would like your gift allocated either in the check’s Memo line or in an accompanying note, and mail to:

The University of Chicago
Gift Administration and Business Data
5235 S. Harper Court
4th Floor
Chicago, IL 60615


To discuss how to include the Library in your estate plans, donate stocks and securities, establish an endowment, or make international gifts and matching gifts, please contact:

Amber Cullen, Director of Development: or 773-834-3744

Books and Materials

For information on donating a unique book or collection to the Library, please contact:

Scott Perry, Head, Collection Support: or 773-702-8734

Andrea Twiss-Brooks, Director of Humanities and Area Studies (Currently oversees Special Collections): or 773-702-8777

Please note, due to the high cost of storing and processing materials, the Library is unable to accept all donations. In such cases, the Library may be able to suggest suitable alternatives. Inquiries are most welcome.


If your question about giving to the Library is not answered here, we would be happy to speak with you. Please contact:

The Development Office: or 773-702-7695