The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Giving to the Libraries

Thank you for considering a gift to the Libraries. 


It's easy to make a gift online.

By Check

Please make your check payable to the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and use the memo line to specify the fund to which you’d like to donate.

Mail a check to:

Friends of the Library
Records & Gifts Processing
Memorial Hall
University of Massachusetts Amherst
c/o Mail Services
140 Hicks Way
Amherst, MA 01003-9915

Planned Giving

A planned gift supports UMass Amherst Libraries and can provide tax benefits to you. The Office of Planned Giving can help you plan a gift that yields maximum benefits to you and the Libraries. More information can be found online or be calling Joseph K. Jayne, Associate Director of Planned Giving,, 413-577-1402.

Gifts of Materials

The UMass Amherst Libraries welcome donations of materials in good condition that support our Collections Priorities: Curriculum & Research Support, Distinctive Open Collections, Richly Integrated Collections. Please review our Gift Policy for additional criteria. Gift donations must be approved in advance. To make a donation request please contact the Gifts Team at:

To learn more about giving to UMass Amherst Libraries, please contact Library Development & Communication Office at 413-545-0995.