If you are a UA student, staff, faculty, or Designated Campus Colleague, your CatCard is your library card and you automatically get library access.
If you are affiliated with certain academic institutions or membership organizations, you might get a free library card. Everyone else is welcome to purchase a library card.
The initial loan period is 21 days for all borrowers. Sorry, only UA affiliates can borrow technology.
|Affiliation||Cost||Borrow up to|
|Arizona State University students
Northern Arizona University students
|Pima Community College students||$50/semester||75 items|
Faculty teaching at least one credit at:
|Spouse of UA faculty & staff members||None||250 items|
|Students & faculty at GWLA institutions||None||
|None||25 items (Health Sciences Library only)|
|Community user – level 1
(borrowing privileges only)
|Community user – level 2
(borrowing privileges and computer access)
|Arizona businesses||$500/year||75 items|
We will automatically renew your print materials every 21 days as long as someone has not requested a hold and your library account is in good standing.
The number of automatic renewals and your maximum loan time depends on your affiliation.
|Affiliation||Maximum Loan Period|
|NAU, ASU, Pima and TOCC faculty and UA faculty spouses||6 years|
|GWLA, NAU, Pima and ASU students and Community users (level 1)||9 months|
|Community users (level 2) and Arizona businesses||3 years|
|Banner employees||9 months|
Library card holders receive unlimited computer access during public hours at the Main and Weaver Science-Engineering Libraries (with the exception of Community User - Level 1 and Banner employees). We also offer free computer cards for visitors wishing to use our public computer area in the Main Library.
Contact us right away if you lose your library card to prevent others from using your account. You can get a replacement card for $10 at any of our Ask Us desks.