Your generosity and dedication to the River Campus Libraries — will have an enduring impact on the academic aspirations of our students and the research endeavors of our faculty., Together we rise to the challenge of & Meliora - ever better.
The River Campus Libraries support the high academic quality and rigor of the University’s curriculum through its deep research collections, inspiring study spaces, and exceptional services. It is our mission to ensure that we can support the many paths of the intellectual inquiry upon which our students and faculty travel. To meet this challenge we need your help
Your gifts support:
StudentsStudent interns receive an enriched learning experience that helps prepare them for the next stage of their lives. Funding helps provide internships for students in Rare Books and Special Collections, the Robbins Library, and our Digital Humanities Center program, among others.
Learning SpacesWhen students and faculty walk through our doors, we want them to be entering an academic gathering place for collaborative activity, experiential learning and research. Gifts to the annual fund support the continual evolution of our learning spaces by enabling us to make the substantive changes that are required for both our physical and virtual learning environments.
TechnologyTechnology is having a profound effect on everything we do. Annual fund support enables us to purchase new and emerging technologies to keep our students at the forefront of the digital age.
CollectionsWe welcome funds to support our rich print and digital collections and then get into the rare and unique items. Your annual fund support fuels the acquisition of rare and unique materials , both physical and digital, for customized curricular experiences, curated exhibits, citizen scholarship, and collaborations with other cultural institutions.
Ways to Give
Planned Gifts, Annuities, and Bequests
You may wish to make a commitment to the Libraries but would like that gift to be deferred, such as through an annuity or bequest. You can choose from several options that will help to integrate your personal and family financial goals with your charitable giving to the River Campus Libraries.
Honor with Books
Honor a friend, student, professor, or family member with a gift to the University of Rochester River Campus Libraries. Celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, or personal and professional achievements; acknowledge weddings, births, graduations, and retirements; or memorialize someone special..
Through your generosity and dedication, I have been working as a library intern digitizing William Seward’s priceless papers, a project that has combined my interests in unique ways. I am incredibly grateful for this opportunity.
Luke Kortepeter ’15, computer science major with minors in Spanish and history
For more information on giving opportunities.
Brenda C. Geglia ’12W (MS)
Director of Advancement,
River Campus Libraries