Services for Alumni

Alumni Services

Library Services for Alumni & Community

You can borrow materials from the University Library if you are:


Apply in person at the first floor service desk, Library North. Forms are available at the desk or print the application form to bring with you. Please also bring:

  • A valid government-issued ID or state Driver's License, and:
    • For alumni accounts: proof of Alumni Association membership
    • For LACHSA, other high school, or Mutual Use accounts: your current, valid school ID

Upon approval, you can:

  • Borrowing materials from the library's physical collection
  • Borrowing privileges at the Cal State LA library is limited to most physical items owned by the library. This does not include CSU+, Interlibrary Loan, or Course Reserves.

Library accounts will remain active for one year from the date of the approved application.

Computer and Printer Access:

  • The general public, Alumni, visiting researchers and community borrowers may bring their own devices to access the public Wi-Fi CSULA-OPEN to access the library's electronic resources and/or browse the internet.
  • Campus computer access and printing is limited to current Cal State LA Students, Faculty, and Staff with a Cal State LA login credential.