Alumni library access
Answered By: Matthew Reidsma Last Updated: Jul 24, 2020 Views: 1701
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, campus will be opening to current GVSU students, faculty, and staff on July 27th. Alumni and members of the public should come to campus only on essential business, such as prospective students touring campus.
As an alumni, you still get full on-campus access to library resources at any GVSU library location. Your alumni association membership card doubles as your library card, allowing you to check out up to ten items at a time. You are also able to access databases within the library. If you don't already have an alumni association membership card, you can request one online.
Unfortunately, we can't offer alumni off-campus access to databases at this time due to contract limitations with our database providers. If you are near campus, we would love to have you visit and use the databases in-person. If you are still in Michigan, but are too far from Allendale or Grand Rapids, we suggest using the MeL list of databases, a free resource available to all Michigan residents with a valid state ID. Additional resources are listed in the GVSU alumni subject guide.