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Faculty Authorization Library Cards
UC Academic users can authorize another individual to conduct Library business on behalf of the faculty member or for a faculty-sponsored research project and can obtain a faculty authorization Library card for that individual.
Faculty can request or renew an authorization card by:
- Filling out and submitting the request form below. Library staff will verify the request with the faculty member using their campus email address, and notify them when the card is ready for pickup by them or the proxy borrower. A photographic ID must be presented at the time of card pickup.
- Filling out an application at a library circulation desk. To obtain a faculty authorization card, both the faculty member and the authorized user must be present at the time of issuance. The faculty member must present a valid UCLA Library card, and the authorized user must present a photographic ID.
The campus address of the faculty member is required for account creation. Cards are issued for one year or less and can be renewed using the form above, or with a letter from the faculty member on official university stationary. Authorized users must be at least eighteen years of age.
A faculty member's signature on the application constitutes acknowledgment of responsibility for all materials checked out by the authorized user. All recall notices, fines, and bills will be the responsibility of the faculty member. Faculty members are requested to inform the Library if card privileges should be terminated before the card's expiration when the designated user is no longer authorized.