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Access & Borrowing

Non-GC CUNY Alumni

Non-GC CUNY alumni (except CUNY BA alumni) must join the Graduate Center Friends of the Library and Library Associates to use the Graduate Center Library. Membership at the $250 level allows on-site access to the Graduate Center library for one year. A $1000 contribution is acknowledged by a year of borrowing from the Graduate Center Library. 

For more information contact:

Jim Cronin
Office of Institutional Advancement
212-817-7137
jcronin@gc.cuny.edu

Macauley Honors College Alumni

Macauley Honors College alumni may obtain on-site library privileges at their home CUNY campus libraries. 

CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies Alumni

CUNY BA alums may obtain an alumni ID from a CUNY college home campus office. Along with a photo ID, the alumni ID provides access to  the Graduate Center Library, but no borrowing privileges, off-site access to licensed resources, or interlibrary loan. CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies alumni have full access to CUNY college home libraries.