Membership

We offer different types of memberships to allow members of the public, schools and businesses to use our facilities alongside our staff and students.

Memberships we offer

If you would like to become a member of the Library, then take a look at what we offer and the simple steps you need to follow to become one. It is also possible to join the Library with borrowing rights via SCONUL.

At certain times of the year visitor access will be restricted to prioritise use for University of Surrey students, so please always check in advance of any visit via our Twitter page or give us a call on +44 (0)1483 689235.

If you have any queries about membership then please send us an email.

Alumni or retired staff members who live in the UK are eligible for free membership of the Library, find out what benefits you can expect as a member and how to become a member.

This membership allows you to borrow up to four books at one time and have four cards for your staff to use when visiting the Library.

Amount of books you can borrow Amount of cards Annual price
Four books at a time Four £200

Become a member

To get a membership with us, please send us an email letting us know your businesses name and when you would like to start your membership.

Members of the public are welcome to visit the Library for reference use of printed items, to use the study space and for limited access to online resources. All library users are expected to abide by the Library Regulations.

At certain times of the year visitor access will be restricted to prioritise use for University of Surrey students, so please always check in advance of any visit via our Twitter page or give us a call on +44 (0)1483 689235.

Become a member

Membership for the public is available on a reference only basis. This membership is free of charge and can be for a day, three or six months.

To gain your membership you will need to bring a valid photo ID and email address to the Support Desk on level one of the Library during staffed hours, where staff can set up your access.

This membership allows you to borrow up to four books at one time and have four cards for your staff/students to use when visiting the Library.

Amount of books you can borrow Amount of cards Annual price
Four books at a time Four £100

Become a member

To get a membership with us, please send us an email letting us know your school's name and when you would like to start your membership.

University of Surrey staff and students are automatically members of the Library. When you start your studies/job you will be issued with a campus card that allows access to the Library and borrowing our resources.

Membership enquiries

Policies and regulations

Use our resources

We welcome visitors to come use our Library, with facilities such as our archives and special collections, study spaces, reference use of printed items and access to our online resources.

Contact us

Find us

Address
Library
George Edwards building
University of Surrey
Guildford
Surrey
GU2 7XH