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For questions regarding your library account, call Library Account Services at 206-543-1174.

Library Card

Use your Husky Card to check out items from any UW Library, Summit or Interlibrary Loan

  • Your library account should be automatically activated 1-2 business days after your appointment in the UW Payroll system begins.
  • Hourly/temporary employees who are not eligible for a Husky Card: contact Library Account Services to obtain a library card.
  • Your library account expires two weeks into the second consecutive quarter in which you are not employed. For official UW retirees and emeritus, your account will continue indefinitely. Contact Library Account Services if you have questions about your expiration date.

Loans

300 item limit, generally with a 12 week checkout period

Track Due Dates & Renew Materials

Your Library Account

  • Use your UW NetID to log in
  • You should regularly check your online account, as you are responsible for all items checked out to it and fines will accrue on overdue items.
  • Most UW-owned materials can be renewed indefinitely unless/until they are requested by someone else or the account expires

Access Databases, E-Journals, etc. from Off-Campus?

Yes

Change of Address

Update through Workday

Additional Free Services:

Additional Fee-Based Services
Activation/Expiration of Online Services
(excluding Your Library Account/ Borrowing Privileges)
  • Access is activated 1-2 business days after your appointment in the UW Payroll system begins
  • Access will expire with termination of employment. For official UW retirees and emeritus, access will continue indefinitely.