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Alumni & Visitors

Beginning December 2020: The library building is only open to current students, faculty and staff. EMU ID card must be swiped for entrance. See updates on our Covid-19 information page.

Contactless pickup allows alumni and visitors with EMU library cards to borrow materials without entering the library building.

Library Cards for Alumni

  • EMU alumni are eligible to receive a library courtesy card to checkout materials.
  • Applicants must be 18 years of age and must have a valid driver's license or Michigan ID card when applying for the card. Borrowing privileges are updated every six months (except for Friends of Eastern Michigan University Library cardholders).
  • See loan periods and limits for more information.

Library Cards for Visitors

Visitors may be eligible for a library courtesy card - see requirements and more information about courtesy cards and other guest borrowing.

Access to Online Library Resources for Alumni and Visitors



Halle Library, 955 W. Circle Dr, Ypsilanti MI, USA 48197 Phone:734.487.0020