Library Student Advisory Council

Yes, there is a Library Student Advisory Council at UC San Diego!

Students in front of Geisel Library BuildingThe Council is a group of UC San Diego students and Library staff working together to provide the diverse UC San Diego student community with the best possible library spaces, services, and collections.


Students, share your thoughts with the Library Student Advisory Council by emailing lsac@ucsd.edu.

Who is on the Council?

  • Students from all over campus appointed by the Library
  • Students appointed by Associated Students
  • Students appointed by the College Councils
  • Library staff members, including the Associate University Librarian (AUL) for Academic Services who leads the group

Appointments to the LSAC are made in the early Fall Quarter and last the entire academic year.


What would I gain from the experience?

  • Serving on the Council will provide an opportunity to share with Library staff concerns of highest priority to students
  • Participation can provide connections for future references; be an opportunity to meet new friends, and help create the kind of UC San Diego community students want
  • You will be an influencing voice in shaping the Library services and spaces important to you and your peers

What is expected of members?

  • Members convey student needs, concerns, and priorities to the Library
  • Members provide advice and feedback on library policies, services, and spaces
  • Members share ideas and input on the design and implementation of new library services
  • Members share insights into student study, research, and Library use habits
  • Members help communicate information about Library services and resources to the student community

Interested in joining the LSAC?

The application period for LSAC is held near the beginning of Fall Quarter each year.


If you have any questions or want to know more about the LSAC and its activities, please contact Catherine Friedman, Associate University Librarian, at: crf@ucsd.edu.

Interested in what the Council is doing?

View current and previous LSAC meeting notes.

LSAC meeting notes 2017-18
LSAC meeting notes 2016-17
LSAC meeting notes 2015-16
LSAC meeting notes 2014-15