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UW Staff (Current and Retired) Accounts and Privileges

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

Library Card

Use your Husky Card

  • As a UW employee your library account should be automatically activated one or two business days after your appointment in the UW Payroll system begins.
  • Hourly/temporary employees who are not eligible for a Husky Card: contact Library Account Services to obtain a library card.
  • Your account will expire after your employment ends. For official UW retirees and emeritus, your account will continue indefinitely. Contact Library Account Services if you have questions about your expiration date.


300 item limit, generally with a 12 week checkout period

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 Workday

Additional Free Services:

Additional Fee-Based Services