Your Library card

Your student or staff card is also your Library card.

Staff members: please email and attach a scan/copy of your staff card and your contract if applicable.

If you don't have a University ID card see Students Services information on Student ID cards.

Join other university libraries

Apply in person to the host library, taking proof of current enrolments such as current fees receipt, enrolment details and photo ID. The host institution may impose fees.

More information is available from the University Libraries Australia and New Zealand (ULANZ) website.

Non-SCU university students and staff joining SCU Library

Please contact the Library, stating which campus you wish to join, to make an appointment please email

You will be asked to provide SCU Library with photo ID (preferably your university staff/student ID card) and proof of enrolment or employment from your university.

Processing your registration may take up to 48 hours and privileges vary between campuses, so ask the Campus Library you intend to join about borrowing privileges.

Reciprocal membership of SCU Library is free. Borrowing privileges are valid until 28th February of the following year, and a new application is needed each year. Membership does not include computer access, but reciprocal users can connect via their mobile devices or laptops to the eduroam network.

Open University Australia students are not covered under these arrangements. Please see Community and visitors borrowing.