Visitors and Alumni
Essential library information
Aston University Library is a controlled access building. Aston University staff and students can gain access via uniCARD whereas visitors will need to apply to become registered visitors. Registered visitors can:
Visitors must present ID and sign in and out on each visit.
You can apply online if you are an Aston graduate or affiliated user using the relevant link below and a passport style digital photo.
If you do not wish to visit the Library on a regular basis, but are interested in accessing online resources, then please refer to this Library Guide for Alumni You can also find out what benefits and services the University offers to Alumni.
Please apply for your SCONUL Access approval email online and once you have that, complete the Aston University online registration form. You will need to provide a digital photo and your SCONUL Access Approval email along with your application.Full-time undergraduates are not admitted under the SCONUL Access Scheme.
Current students (undergraduate or postgraduate) and staff from other universities can come into the Library during the summer vacation - the dates for this should be checked before visiting.Students and staff must show a current valid ID card from their own university (the university must be a member of the scheme)