Library membership

Alumni or retired staff members who live in the UK are eligible for free membership to our on-campus Library.

As an external member, you can:

  • Borrow up to four general loan books (per card) for two weeks
  • Use printed reference material, periodicals and photocopying facilities in the Library (charges apply to self-service photocopiers available on all floors)
  • Use library facilities for visitor access to online resources (note: that restrictions of time and content apply)

To obtain your alumni Library card and receive access to the above benefits, please email alumni@surrey.ac.uk so that we can verify your alumni status, including:

  • Your title
  • Your first name
  • Your surname
  • Postal address
  • Email address
  • Telephone number
  • Student number
  • Subject studied
  • Year of graduation
  • Date of birth
  • Job title
  • Employer

The Library will then be delighted to issue your card.