Central Services for Alumni


Alumni are eligible for library access and use. Please see Access and Use Information for more details.

Leisure Reading

You're welcome to browse and check out titles from our Leisure Reading collection. The loan period on these items is two weeks.


You're free to check out DVDs from the leisure viewing collection and other DVDs so long as they are not on reserve for a class or on hold for another user. The checkout period on these items is three days.

Alumni Services

Alumni are welcome to visit the Vanderbilt Libraries and use library resources.  Visit any campus library for assistance, or Ask Us.

E-resources available to Alumni, Off-Campus

Some electronic resources are available to alumni off-campus. Contact a library service desk for details or assistance.

Borrowing Card

Alumni have borrowing privileges. A Vanderbilt alumni identification card is presented for the purpose of borrowing materials. An alumni identification card is available at Vanderbilt Card Services.

Maps and Parking

Alumni are welcome in all Vanderbilt Libraries. Find a library location.

Giving to the Library

Gifts to the Vanderbilt Library support the learning and research needs of the entire Vanderbilt community.