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Gumberg for Alumni, Retirees, & Guest Borrowers

Alumni and guest internet access is currently unavailable. Our campus Information and Technology Services are working hard to make this available again for our valued alumni and guest researchers.


  • Alumni can complete the alumni card request form here:
  • You will receive an email notification when your card is available for pickup. Please note that it may take up to 2 business days to confirm alumni status.
  • Please bring photo ID and stop at the 4th floor circulation desk to pick up your card. Cards cannot be mailed. 

Alumni Library Privileges

Upon verification of alumni status and registration in the library's user database, alumni are afforded the following library privileges:

Visit Gumberg Library

Borrow Gumberg Library Physical Materials

  • Circulating books may be checked out for 28 days, with one renewal permitted
  • Materials from other collections (Music, Curriculum Center, Audiovisuals, Phenomenology Center) circulate according to their respective time frames
  • A maximum of 20 items may be checked out at a given time
  • Renewals may be requested in person or over the phone at 412.396.6130

Gumberg Research Database Access

Visitor internet access is currently unavailable. We are working hard to make this available again for our valued alumni, retirees, and guest researchers.

  • For all library databases, you must be in the library to access the databases. Licensing restrictions prevent off-site access.
  • Stop by the Circulation Desk for a guest WIFI log-in. You will need to bring your own device to access online resources. 

Borrowing from Other Libraries

  • Interlibrary Loan and EZBorrow services require an active MultiPass account.

Study Spaces

  • Study rooms are not available during the academic year. Exceptions may be made on a case-by-case basis during the summer months and holiday periods
  • Open study spaces are available depending on current student use.