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Guest Borrower

Accounts are available for a fee to individuals 18 years or older from the general public.

Application process:

  • Guest Borrowers must complete a Guest Borrower form online in advance, as the application process can take 7-10 business days
  • A valid government-issued photo ID will be required for activation of account
  • Credit card payment of fee is required for activation.  Cash and check are not accepted.
  • Applications will be reviewed and, if approved, an inactive Guest Borrower card will be mailed to the patron’s address
  • To activate the account, the patron must present the card at Bird circulation desk, providing both the valid government-issued photo ID and a credit card for payment.
  • Guest Borrowers will be limited to having up to 5 books on the account at any time

Guest Borrower accounts do not include access to the Libraries' computer workstations, but any library patron may use their laptop or personal mobile device to access the University’s AirOrange wireless network as a guest.

Borrowing privileges are contingent upon continued eligibility and compliance with all borrowing rules and library usage policies.  The library reserves the right to cancel borrowing privileges and forward unpaid charges to a collections agency

Guest Borrower Corporate/Organization Account

Accounts are available for a fee to individuals 18 years or older from the general public.

Application process:

  • Corporations/Organizations may purchase a Corporate/Organization Guest Borrowing account in the organization's name. Up to two Guest Borrower cards will be issued to an organization.
  • The Libraries require the name, valid government-issued photo ID and credit card of the officer of the institution who will be responsible for fines, fees or lost library materials.
  • Guest Borrowers must complete a Guest Borrower form online in advance, as the application process can take 7-10 business days
  • A valid government-issued photo ID and credit card of the institutional officer will be required for activation of account
  • Credit card payment of fee is required for activation.  Cash and check are not accepted.
  • Applications will be reviewed and, if approved, an inactive Guest Borrower card will be mailed to the Officer/patron’s address
  • To activate the account, the officer/patron must present the card at Bird circulation desk, providing both the valid government-issued photo ID and a credit card for payment.
  • Corporate/Organization Guest Borrowers will be limited to having up to 5 books on the account at any time

Guest Borrower accounts do not include access to the Libraries' computer workstations, but any library patron may use their laptop or personal mobile device to access the University’s AirOrange wireless network as a guest.