The University of Newcastle Library offers free membership to graduates* of the University of Newcastle.

A Library card will be issued upon presentation of appropriate documentation at the Library Service Zone. This includes identification and a testamur.

Item TypeNumber Loan periodRenewal
Book* 15 2 weeks,1 week or 3 days* 5
AV Kit 15 2 weeks,1 week or 3 days* 5
DVD 15 1 week 5
Hold 10 NA NA
Course Reading 2 2 hours NA

*Loan periods vary, always check your receipt or MyLibrary

Free Alumni are subject to fines for late return of Library items, and borrowing is suspended when $15 is owed. No Bonus+
No remote access to electronic resources
No Toys
No English Learners' Collection

Alumni can access a variety of e-resources via the Alumni Online Resources Library-Guide page. These resources have been reviewed and selected specifically for alumni. The Library continues to negotiate with suppliers to provide access to additional e-resources. Should these negotiations be successful, more resources will be added to the Alumni Online Resources Library-Guide page.

* "Graduate" means a person who has qualified for one of the University's awards and has received a testamur for that award.

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.