Alumni membership is open to all alumnus of Royal Holloway University who have graduated within the last 3 years, and is free. Membership cards are offered for a year at a time, after which the user will be able to reapply.
Alumni membership is free and gives access to the library study space during core hours. It also allows loans of up to ten books from the 1 week and 3 week loans. Unfortunately, alumni members are not able to access the college computers or online collections. Alumni members cannot request items on loan. Alumnus are entitled to request Inter Library Loans from the college, however alumnus are required to cover the fees incurred from the ILL service.
Applications for membership are subject to the librarian’s approval. In order to be accepted an Alumni must have no outstanding fines or loans on their student account. Any outstanding loans or fines must be cleared before membership is granted.
Alumni members who reach the fine limit of £35 will have their membership revoked until all outstanding fines are cleared, and all overdue books are returned. Membership will then be reconsidered but is once again at the discretion of the librarian.
Upon application alumni must present their old RHUL college card, proof of current address dated within the previous 3 months (in the form of a bill or bank statement), and photo id. Alongside this applicants much complete an alumnus membership form and bring a current passport sized photo.