Apply for a library card

If you are a UA student, staff, faculty, or , your CatCard is your library card and you automatically get library access.

If you are affiliated with certain academic institutions or membership organizations, you might get a free library card. Everyone else is welcome to purchase a library card.

To apply for a library card, download the application and bring it to any of our library locations007真人网址. If you are a Banner employee, go to the .

Borrowing privileges for non-UA affiliates

007真人网址The initial loan period is 21 days for all borrowers (except Banner). Sorry, only UA affiliates can borrow technology.

Affiliation Cost Borrow up to
Arizona State University students
Northern Arizona University students
None 75 items
Pima Community College students $50/semester 75 items

007真人网址Faculty teaching at least one credit at:

  • Arizona State University
  • Northern Arizona University
  • Pima Community College
  • Tohono O’odham Community College
None 250 items
Spouse of UA faculty & staff members None 250 items
Students & faculty at  None

25 items

Banner employees 

None 25 items (Health Sciences Library only)
Community user – level 1
(borrowing privileges only)
$125/year 25 items
Community user – level 2
(borrowing privileges and computer access)
$250/year 75 items
Arizona businesses $500/year 75 items

Loan policy for non-UA affiliates

We will automatically renew your print materials every 21 days as long as someone has not requested a hold and your library account is in good standing.

007真人网址The number of automatic renewals and your maximum loan time depends on your affiliation. Sorry, Banner employees do not get automatic renewals. 

Affiliation Maximum Loan Period
NAU, ASU, Pima and TOCC faculty and UA faculty spouses 6 years
GWLA, NAU, Pima and ASU students and Community users (level 1) 9 months
Community users (level 2) and Arizona businesses  3 years
Banner employees 90 days

Computer access

Library card holders receive unlimited computer access during public hours at the Main, Science-Engineering, and Fine Arts Libraries (with the exception of Community User - Level 1 and Banner employees). We also offer free computer cards for visitors wishing to use our public computer area in the Weaver Science-Engineering Library.

Lost cards

Contact us right away if you lose your library card to prevent others from using your account. You can get a replacement card for $10 at any of our Ask Us desks.