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Library Services for Alumni & Visitors

Using Library Collections

Alumni and visitors may borrow books, videos, music discs, and audiobooks from the library.

Databases, e-journals, e-books, and online med​ia are available for use in the library, but remote access is limited to current students and faculty.

Library Cards Accepted 


Loan PeriodRenewals
General, Leisure, Graphic Novels, Juvenile, Textbooks
10  total
3 weeks
DVDs, Periodicals, Reference, & Videos
Library Use Only
Loan Period
​Audiobooks & Music CDs
​4 within the above 10 total limit
​3 weeks

Using Library Computers

Public Computers

  • Computers are available with a valid government-issued photo identification, such as a driver's license or passport.

  • High school students may present a school picture identification card and a letter from their teacher.

  • Use of library computers is limited to two non-consecutive thirty-minute sessions in each day.


Printing is available for University of Houston-Downtown alumni, ​current students, prospective students, faculty, staff, and visitors from affiliated universities.  To be seated at a printing computer, ​​present a current identification card from:

  • UHD Alumni Association (issued by Sports & Fitness)
  • University of Houston 
  • University of Houston-Clear Lake
  • University of Houston-Victoria
  • Lone Star College

If you are a prospective student, present a current driver's license, state identification card, or passport, and our library staff will glady provide access to a computer with printing.

Unattended Children

For their own safety, children and young teens must be supervised at all times by a parent or another responsible adult. Staff will notify the police of any unattended child.


Last updated 8/30/2021 5:46 AM