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UW Libraries Borrower’s Card Privileges

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

Library Card

Use Your UW Libraries Borrower’s Card to check out items


    30 item limit, generally with a 4 week checkout period; loan periods vary among libraries and material type

    Track Due Dates & Renew Materials

    Your Library Account

    • Library Account Services will issue you a guest UW NetID to login
    • 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 Databases, E-Journals, E-Books, etc. from Off-Campus?


    Access to On-Campus Libraries


    • Some campus Libraries building are open only to current UW students, faculty, and staff. Please check the Libraries & Hours page for specific libraries access policies.

    Change of Address

    Report address changes to Library Account Services, 206-543-1174.

    Additional Fee-Based Services

    Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery