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Visiting Scholar Accounts and Privileges

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

Library Card

Use your Husky Card

  • Your library account should be automatically activated 1-2 business days after your appointment in the UW Payroll system begins.
  • See UW procedures for visiting scholars for information on Visiting Scholar appointments.
  • Your account will expire after your Visiting Scholar status ends. 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

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