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UW Graduate Student Accounts and Privileges

For questions regarding your library account, call Library Account Services at 206-543-1174.

Library Card

Use your Husky Card

    • If the academic quarter of enrollment has already begun, your library account should be automatically activated 1-2 business days after you enroll.
    • If the academic quarter of enrollment has not yet begun, your library account may not activate until about 1 week prior to the quarter.
    • Your account will expire after your enrollment ends. Contact Library Account Services if you have questions about your expiration date.

      Loan Periods

      Generally 12 weeks; varies among libraries and material type

      Track Due Dates & Renew Materials

      Your Library Account

      • Use your UW NetID to log in
      • You should regularly check your online account, as you are responsible for all items checked out to it and fines will accrue on overdue items
      • Most UW-owned materials can be renewed indefinitely unless/until they are requested by someone else or the account expires

      Access Online Resources from Off-Campus?

      Yes; access UW-restricted resources from off-campus with your UW NetID

      Change of Address

      Update through MyUW

      Additional Free Services

      Additional Fee-based Services

      • Home Delivery Service
        Request delivery to home via 1- or 2-day shipping (includes UW-owned items)
      • On-leave status
        You must be in official on-leave status to maintain your library privileges while on leave