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Users Eligible for a Free UW Libraries Borrower's Card

Individuals listed below will be issued a free UW Libraries Borrower's Card upon presentation of appropriate identification* to Library Account Services. Others may purchase a UW Libraries Borrower's Card.

Affiliation

Identification Required

Faculty, students and staff of Orbis Cascade Alliance institutions

Current institutional ID and ability to log into home institution library account

Spouses or domestic partners of UW faculty, staff, academic personnel, visiting scholars, administrative personnel, and retired faculty and staff.

Verification of spouse's UW ID required. Contact Library Account Services for more information

Faculty and academic personnel of each of the Washington State community colleges that are not members of the Orbis Cascade Alliance

Proof of current employment is required. Contact Library Account Services for more information

Washington State teachers and certified school personnel who have need of library materials

Proof of current employment is required. Contact Library Account Services for more information

Federal and state governmental employees who have need of library material in an official capacity

Proof of current employment is required. Contact Library Account Services for more information

Health-related professionals from institutions with major University of Washington affiliations

  • Privileges vary

Contact Library Account Services to determine whether your institution is affiliated

Current UW Alumni Association members

Membership ID

Members of the Friends of the UW Libraries with qualifying memberships

Membership ID

Faculty from institutions that participate in the Reciprocal Faculty Borrowing Program

Reciprocal Faculty Borrowing Program card from your home institution

*ID verification will be required to renew expired accounts.

 

Not listed above? Purchase a UW Libraries Borrower's Card!

Questions? Contact Library Account Services