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Alumni services

Paid members of the UIC Alumni Association can borrow items and use some research services. Other alumni are welcome to use the library as a visitor.

Alumni accounts

To register for an account, bring your up-to-date UIC Alumni Association card and a photo ID to the circulation desk of a University of Illinois library. View library locations and hours.


  • If you are a current member of the UIC Alumni Association, you may borrow books from all University of Illinois campuses.
  • View loan rules for alumni—the Chicago library locations do not lend some media formats
  • There is no off-site access to UIC databases, but you are welcome to use them at a library location.
  • We cannot offer I-Share or Interlibrary loan services to alumni.

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