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Head of Membership 

Address

Mat Reynolds,
Head of Membership,
UCL Library Services,
University College London,
Gower Street,
London WC1E 6BT


Useful information


When can I register or renew?

Library registrations and renewals can be completed whenever the Library Assistance Desks are open (please see our libraries pages for details). However, please note that complex or unusual cases are advised to make contact with the UCL Library Services Membership team at lib-membership@ucl.ac.uk in advance and / or to visit Main Library Information Point between 09:30-19:00 Monday to Friday, when specialist staff are on duty.

What do I need to bring with me?

All non-UCL users (including UCL Alumni) applying for access to UCL Library Services must produce:

  • proof of address (home and institutional, where relevant) AND
  • photographic proof of identity AND
  • credentials to indicate status / eligibility for library use (e.g. SCONUL Access Band 'A' card, UCL Alumni Association card), when making their application
Acceptable proof of identity is:
  1. Valid photocard driving licence
  2. Valid passport
  3. Institutional ID, including the bearer's photo, from another Higher Education Institution
  4. Institutional ID, including the bearer's photo, from an M25 scheme affiliated Institution
  5. Institutional ID, including the bearer's photo, from one of UCL's affiliated NHS trusts
  6. Valid British Library ID card
Acceptable proof of institutional address is:
  1. Institutional ID, including the bearer's photo, from another Higher Education Institution
  2. Institutional ID, including the bearer's photo, from an M25 scheme affiliated Institution
  3. Institutional ID, including the bearer's photo, from one of UCL's affiliated NHS trusts
Acceptable proof of home address is:
  1. Recent utility / council tax bill (no more than three months old)
  2. Recent bank statement (no more than three months old)
  3. Valid photocard driving licence

Applications will not be accepted without sufficient proof of identity and address. One form of ID can fill more than one role (eg. a photocard driving licence is acceptable both as proof of identity and address). Documents present must be the originals (photocopies are not acceptable). Please note that if your status and eligibility is not clear from the presented documentation, you will be asked to produce additional credentials to confirm (eg. official enrolment certificate from one's home institution). This includes students from other Universities where the department and/or degree studied are not indicated on the Student ID card.

Users applying for borrowing access must also provide a passport sized photograph. This is used to make up your Library card.

Documents must be readily understandable to an English-speaking person.

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