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Borrowing & membership

Visiting our libraries

Staffordshire University Alumni can apply to join the Library by completing the External Library Membership form including digital photo.

There is a charge of £15 for a year's membership.  Please note that you will need to make payment before coming to collect your card. – payments can be made at the Online Shop. When collecting your Library card you will need  the receipt of Alumni Membership payment, a form of identification and proof of ex-student status. 

With an alumni account you will have the following borrowing and access rights:

  • Borrow 5 books
  • 5 reservations
  • Library access is Mon-Sun 8am-10pm in Core and Creative (Public access to Catalyst ground floor Mon-Fri 7am-4pm (subject to opening times)


Walk-in access to eResources

If you have an Alumni IT account, then you are entitled to visit our Libraries during staffed hours and access a limited number of Staffordshire University Library e-resources, where the license permits. 

You can see the full list of the resources you can access and conditions of use on the Walk in access to e-resources guide.