University Libraries

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University Libraries

The University Libraries, located within the William T. Jerome Library, is considered the academic heart of the BGSU campus through advancing teaching, learning, research, collaboration and discovery to empower a diverse community of users to contribute to the public good.

An undeniable role that the University Libraries fills is providing resources for student success. Private support helps the University Libraries meet the needs of all its stakeholders, from students seeking help with statistics, to distance learners utilizing online resources for an upcoming assignment, to faculty conducting nationally recognized research.

Thank you for your support of the University Libraries!

Fund Designations

1965 Learning Commons Support Fund - As part of their 50th class reunion, members of the BGSU Class of 1965 renamed the Learning Commons Fund and participated in significant fundraising efforts to endow the fund. The Learning Commons provides full-service academic and tutoring support services.

Falcon Learning Your Way (FLY) Program - The Falcon Learning Your Way (FLY) Program assists students with specific learning disabilities (SLD) and/or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) by providing individualized support. The FLY Program provides the cognitive and emotional support students may need to accommodate learning differences. Students work with their assigned learning specialist to develop and implement individualized academic support plans, including the assessment and evaluation of their individual skills and learning needs. The FLY Program scholarship is a $1,000 award to assist students with fees associated with the program.

Friends of University Libraries Fund - The Friends of the University Libraries is a membership-based organization that supports the programs and activities of the University Libraries through contributions and volunteers. The organization annually provides student awards, events to promote the library and other emerging needs to support the central academic mission of University Libraries.

Library Enrichment Fund - The Library Enrichment Fund provides for purchasing of materials, collections, facilities improvements, student and faculty support and other emerging needs. This fund also helps support special events designed to encourage use of the Jerome Library, student employee recognition events and leadership and professional development opportunities for library faculty and staff.

Steven D. Harris Endowed Scholarship - The generous donation from Steven D. Harris established this scholarship which helps students finance their education at Bowling Green State University. It is available for the 2022-2023 academic year and preference will be given to a student with a major in the College of Musical Arts or a student working in the Music Library and Bill Schurk Sound Archives.

University Libraries Student Employee Scholarship - From Learning Commons tutors, to library student employees, to the newest UL Student Ambassadors, the University Libraries employs more than 200 BGSU students. Many of these students experience financial need; each year, multiple deserving student employees are awarded scholarships of $1,000.


If you do not see the University Libraries fund you would like to support on this page, you can make a gift here.