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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

      Loan Periods

      Generally 12 weeks; varies among libraries and material type

      Track Due Dates & Renew Materials

      Use 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:

      • Summit Borrowing
        The Orbis Cascade Alliance provides access to millions of titles from all over the Northwest.  This option appears in the UW catalog when searching for items.
      • Interlibrary Loan
        Current staff are eligible to obtain books and articles that the UW does not own.
      • Document Delivery
        The UW Libraries will scan articles from print journals in our collection and delivery them to you electronically