Join the Friends

Events at the libraries

Join the Friends / Renew Your Membership

Step 1: Choose your membership level

All membership levels include invitations to all programs; announcements to library exhibits, openings, special events, and lectures; Browsing Forward, the CUL newsletter; and the CUL Annual report.

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Life Member: $5,000 minimum

  • Receive an engraved brick in the Friends Plaza
  • Inter-library loan privileges
  • Library borrowing privileges (more information)
  • Campus parking privileges

Library Fellow: $1,000 minimum

  • Inter-library loan privileges
  • Library borrowing privileges (more information)
  • 10% discount at the SMU Bookstore
  • Campus parking privileges

Benefactor: $500 minimum

  • Library borrowing privileges (more information)
  • 10% discount at the SMU Bookstore
  • Campus parking privileges

Patron: $250 minimum

Associate: $100 minimum

SMU Faculty/Staff: $30 minimum

  • For current and retired SMU faculty/staff only
  • No extra library privileges

Young Literati: $25 minimum

  • For supporters in the 20s, 30s and 40s
  • No extra library privileges