Cards and Access

Select a borrower category below for details on eligibility, registration, access information, etc. All borrower’s cards give you access to resources at other UNC Chapel Hill campus libraries and are non transferable.


UNC Chapel Hill Undergraduate

Cost of borrowing: N/A

ID required: UNC One Card or appropriate photo ID

InterLibrary Loan access: Yes

Off-campus electronic access: Yes

TRLN and UNC System borrowing privileges: Yes

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UNC Chapel Hill Graduate/Professional Student

Cost of borrowing: N/A

ID required:  UNC One Card or appropriate photo ID

InterLibrary Loan access: Yes

Off-campus electronic access: Yes

TRLN and UNC System borrowing privileges: Yes

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UNC Chapel Hill Research Assistant

Please fill out the Research Assistant Form and bring completed form to the library to receive your card, which will allow you to check out books under signing faculty member’s account.

Cost of borrowing:  N/A

ID required: RA card and appropriate photo ID

InterLibrary Loan access: Yes

Off-campus electronic access: Yes

TRLN and UNC System borrowing privileges: Yes

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UNC Chapel Hill Faculty

Cost of borrowing:  N/A

ID required:  UNC One Card or appropriate photo ID

InterLibrary Loan access: Yes

Off-campus electronic access: Yes

TRLN and UNC System borrowing privileges: Yes

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UNC Chapel Hill Adjunct Faculty

To gain or renew access: Bring a valid UNC One Card with expiration date or a letter from department verifying UNC affliation and a completed, signed Borrower’s Application to the library. If you have any questions, contact us.

Cost of borrowing:  N/A

ID required:  UNC One Card or appropriate photo ID

InterLibrary Loan access: Yes

Off-campus electronic access: Yes

TRLN and UNC System borrowing privileges: Yes

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UNC Chapel Hill Retired Faculty

To gain or renew access: Please present UNC One Card indicating Retired Faculty Status (Instructions on how to obtain one) and a completed, signed Borrower’s Application to the library. If you have any questions, contact us.

Cost of Borrowing: N/A

ID Required: UNC One Card or appropriate photo ID

InterLibrary Loan access: Yes

Off-campus electronic access: Yes

TRLN and UNC System borrowing privileges: Yes

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UNC Chapel Hill Staff

Cost of borrowing:  N/A

ID required:  UNC One Card or appropriate photo ID

InterLibrary Loan access: Yes

Off-campus electronic access: Yes

TRLN and UNC System borrowing privileges: Yes

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UNC Hospitals Staff

To gain or renew access: Bring a valid UNC One Card or UNC Hospitals Badge and a completed, signed Borrower’s Application to the library.

Cost of borrowing: N/A

ID required: Hospital Badge or UNC One Card or appropriate photo ID

InterLibrary Loan access: Yes

Off-campus electronic access: Yes

TRLN and UNC System borrowing privileges: Yes

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UNC Chapel Hill Temporary Staff/Student

To gain or renew access: Bring a valid UNC One Card with expiration date or a letter from department verifying UNC affliation and a completed, signed Borrower’s Application to the User Services desk. If you have any questions, contact us.

Cost of borrowing: N/A

ID required: UNC One Card or appropriate photo ID

InterLibrary Loan access: Yes

Off-campus electronic access: Yes

TRLN and UNC System borrowing privileges: Yes

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UNC Chapel Hill Alumni

Must verify membership in the General Alumni Association to gain or renew access. Also, please bring a valid, appropriate photo ID and a completed, signed Borrower’s Application to the User Services desk.

Cost of Borrowing: N/A

ID Required: Library card and appropriate photo ID

InterLibrary Loan, TRLN and Off-campus Electronic access: No

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UNC Chapel Hill PostDoc/Fellow

Cost of borrowing:  N/A

ID required:  UNC One Card or appropriate photo ID

InterLibrary Loan access: Yes

Off-campus electronic access: Yes

TRLN and UNC System borrowing privileges: Yes

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Visiting Scholar

Please print out Borrower’s Application and bring in completed, signed form and a valid UNC One Card with expiration date or a letter from department verifying affliation with UNC to the User Services desk.

Cost of borrowing: N/A

ID required: UNC One Card or appropriate photo ID

InterLibrary Loan access: Yes

Off-campus electronic access: Yes

TRLN and UNC System borrowing privileges: Yes

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Friends of the Library

Cost of Borrowing: Complimentary Card with annual membership fee.

ID Required: appropriate photo ID and library card

InterLibrary Loan, TRLN access: No

Access to Electronic Resources: Practitioner Level and above, membership gives access to the AHEC Digital Library (Basic ADL), selected online clinical and professional library resources.

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NC Community Colleges Faculty, Students and Staff

Please print out Borrower’s Application and bring in completed and signed form with an appropriate photo ID and a valid college ID or other proof of North Carolina Community Colleges affliation.

Cost of Borrowing:N/A

ID Required: College ID/Library card and appropriate photo ID

InterLibrary Loan, TRLN and Off-Campus Electronic access: No

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NC Resident, New Borrower

Please print out Borrower’s Application and bring in completed and signed form with a valid NC Driver’s License or other proof of NC Residency.  During the first year, New borrowers are limited to five books at any given time.  After the first year this restriction may be removed.

Cost of Borrowing: $25.00 annual fee (cash or check) payable at the User Services desk.  Applications for new borrower’s cards and renewal cards must be made before 5pm.

ID Required: Library card and appropriate photo ID

InterLibrary Loan, TRLN and Off-Campus Electronic access: No

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NC Resident, under 18

Please print out Borrower’s Application and Parental Permission Form . Bring in completed and signed forms to the User Services desk.

Cost of Borrowing: $25.00 annual fee (cash or check) payable at the User Services Desk.  Applications for new borrower’s cards and renewal cards must be made before 5pm.

ID Required: Library card and appropriate photo ID

InterLibrary Loan, TRLN and Off-Campus Electronic access: No

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Spouse/Partner of UNC Chapel Hill Faculty/Staff

Please print out Borrower’s Application and bring in completed and signed form with a valid NC Driver’s License or other proof of NC Residency. Residence must match that of spouse/partner.

Cost of Borrowing: N/A

ID Required: Library card and appropriate photo ID

InterLibrary Loan, TRLN and Off-Campus Electronic access: No

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TRLN

Students, Faculty, and Staff at Duke, NCCU, or NCSU. Please print out Borrower’s Application. Bring in completed, signed form and valid University ID.

Cost of Borrowing:  N/A

ID Required:  University ID

InterLibrary Loan and Off-campus Electronic access: No

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University of North Carolina System

Students, Faculty, and Staff at any of the UNC System schools. Please print out Borrower’s Application. Bring in completed, signed form and valid school ID.

Cost of Borrowing:  N/A

ID Required:  University/School ID

InterLibrary Loan, TRLN and Off-campus Electronic access: No

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Questions? Come to the library, Ask a Librarian, or call (919) 962-0800 during library hours.

Last modified: 12/06/16
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