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Day Passes

Visitors who are not part of a recognised scheme such as SCONUL Access can visit Aston University Library up to 3 times per year if personal identification and proof of address documents can be shown If you would like to use the Library more than 3 times please see our Registration and Membership pages for details of eligibility.

To request a day pass, please report to the Reception desk at the Library entrance anytime between 09:00 - 17:00 Mondays - Fridays.  You will need to show both:

  1. Photo identification  (such as a passport or driving licence) AND
  2. Proof of home address.
  • You may also be asked for proof of age.   
  • It is your responsibility to provide official translations of foreign documents, where necessary.

Please note: We cannot issue a day pass without both photographic ID and home address details.  No exceptions can be made so if in doubt about what to bring, please contact us. 

  • Day passes are NOT available at the weekend.
  • Please note that from Friday 3 April through to Friday 12 June day passes are not available to external visitors due to our busy revision and examination period.

24/6 opening hours and extended 02:00 opening hours

Visitors who have been issued with a day pass can use the Library as follows:

  • Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 21:00

Facilities and services available to visitors

  • If you would like further information about access to books and online resources, please link to our LibGuide for Guests.  Please note: computers, laptops, video and DVD viewing equipment are not available to visitors.
  • Facilities and services.

 Physically impaired iconThere is a gate available to those in wheelchairs or with pushchairs.

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