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As a Cardiff University alumni you're entitled to library membership.

All Cardiff University libraries are currently closed to members of the public and we are unable to offer new library membership as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19). We will update this page when the service is available.

Once you've joined as an alumni member you'll be able to borrow up to 6 items at any one time from our 2 week and 4 week loan collections. To see more information about our services for members, visit our borrowing books page.

There is an annual charge of £10 for alumni membership in your first year and £25 for each subsequent year, or an introductory offer of £50 for three years membership.

How to join

To join and get a library card visit Senghennydd Library or the Health Library during our registration time. You will need your alumni number and a completed membership form.

Registration times

LibraryRegistration times
Senghennydd LibraryMonday to Friday 09:00 - 21:00, Saturday 10:00 - 17:00 (during semester time)
Monday to Friday 09:00 - 16:30 (during vacation time)
Health LibraryMonday to Friday 10:00 - 15:00 (please contact the Health Library before visiting to check that ID card service is available)

Membership form

Membership form

Please complete our membership form to join and use our libraries.

Library membership

Alumni number

You will need your alumni number, which we can obtain for you during office hours.

However, if you are planning to visit the library outside of office hours, please contact the Alumni Office before your visit to obtain the number yourself.