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Alumni Borrowing Information

Alumni Card

Your Alumni card is your library card. It grants you borrowing privileges at all U of S Library branches.
Alumni Card
Get your free Alumni card from the Alumni Office and activate it at any University Library.

U of S Alumni Borrowing

 U of S Alumni may
  • Borrow regular loan items from any branch for three weeks
  • Renew borrowed items twice
  • Renew in person at the library or by logging into your Library Account
  • Return books at any University Library branch
  • Request Interlibrary Loans (available for a charge)
Recalled Loans

You will be notified by email when an item you have borrowed has been recalled.  Recalled items must be returned by the date specified on the recall notice.

Alumni loan period Three Weeks
Fines for overdue loans $1.00 per day per item
Fines for overdue recalled loans $2.00 per day per item


Loan Periods

Loan periods, fines, and missing books policies.

Library Notices and Email Policy
Library notices will be emailed to your email account if you include an email address in your library record.  The email policy applies to all library borrowers.

On Campus Research

U of S Alumni may

Off Campus Research

Unfortunately, due to licensing agreements, the University Library is not able to provide Alumni with off campus access to subscribed electronic databases and resources.