Library Privileges for Alumni

Membership Benefits

Membership Benefits for alumni have changed as of June 2016. 

Cost: Free to all alumni     Number of Items: 30     Loan Period: 6 weeks

Renewals: Unlimited     Media (DVDs, Audiobooks, etc.): 5     Paging: Yes Interlibrary Loan: Yes, limit 10 active transactions at a time

Cardholders must be at least 18 years of age     Cards valid for 12 months from date of issuance     Cards valid at UH-Main, UH-Clear Lake, and UH-Downtown library locations only     Contact us for Questions:

Sorry, these Cards do NOT include access to the following library services:

  1. Remote access to library databases or e-resources. You are welcome to visit us in-person to use our electronic resources. Selected resources are available to alumni.
  2. Equipment (laptops, cameras, calculators, etc.)
  3. Group or two-person study rooms
  4. Authorized Borrower service
*Alumni privileges are non-transferable and non-refundable

UH (main campus) alumni are welcome to use the UH Libraries electronic resources from within the M. D, Anderson Library or any of its branches. Contracts and licensing agreements prohibit us from making these resources available remotely. Selected electronic resources are available off-campus to alumni.

Both the Houston Public Library (HPL) and the Harris County Public Library (HCPL) provide remote access for their card-holders to many of the same databases that are available at UH. See the HPL and HCPL sites for lists of their available databases and how to access them.