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Borrowing Privileges

Employee Family Library Card

  • Immediate family members are eligible to use library resources. A valid Washington state-issued picture ID/Driver's License is all that is needed for using library resources.
    • Children must be at least 13 years old to use library resources.
  • Cost: No cost. 
  • Expiration date: Expires when employee employment is terminated at the University. 
  • What we need from you: The family members must be accompanied by the university employee the first time enrolling. 
  • Computer usage: Employee Family members may use electronic resources within the library but are not eligible for remote access. For more information, see General Use Guidelines for Electronic Resources.

Employee Family Checkout Privileges

  • Books: 10 Books. 6 weeks with 1 renewal
  • Print journals: In-house only
  • Reference: In-house only
  • Media: 4 weeks with a 1-week renewal.
  • Other: No summit. No Interlibrary Loan.

Additional Borrowing Information

  • All UPS students, faculty, and staff are eligible to utilize the resources at Collins Memorial Library. Affiliated users have limited access to materials. The library requires that patrons present valid identification at each checkout and pick up transaction. Privileges are non-transferable.
  • Visitors may seek a librarian’s assistance with resources at Collins Library, but service is limited. We encourage visitors to start with their public or academic library to ensure they have utilized their local or regional resources. Puget Sound students, faculty and staff have priority in Reference Service and the use of all library resources and equipment.
  • Lost cards: If you lose your university ID or UPS Library issued card, please notify the library as soon as possible, so that there are no further checkouts using that card. Also, notify Dining Services if you have lost your university ID, replacement fees may apply.