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The BruinCard is the official identification and service card for UCLA students, staff, and faculty. BruinCards can be obtained at the BruinCard Center in 123 Kerckoff Hall. Students, staff and faculty from other UC campuses can obtain a library card at the circulation desks of the Arts, Louise M. Darling Biomedical, Eugene and Maxine Rosenfeld Management, Music, Powell, Charles E. Young Research, and Science and Engineering libraries.
When entering your Bruincard number for library services, be sure to use the full ten digit number. The tenth digit is usually on the back of the card in the lower right corner.
UCLA graduate students who are not currently enrolled and on official leave of absence can purchase library privileges for $28 per quarter by presenting verification of the leave dates from the Graduate Division or their department.
Lost Library Card
Lost or stolen BruinCards should be reported to the BruinCard Center at (310) 825-2336. If you lose your Library-issued Library card, please report to the Library at 310.825.4732 or email@example.com. External users will be charged a $4 fee for replacement of a lost, stolen, or mutilated Library-issued Library card.
Preferred Names on Accounts
UCLA student library accounts reflect the name data on file with the registrar's office. If a student has registered their preferred name with the office, the preferred name will appear on their library account when checking out library materials, and when logged into UC Library Search .
UCLA faculty and staff accounts reflect the name data on file with UCPath. At this time, preferred name data is not available to the library for automatic update. Faculty and staff can submit a request to have their library account manually updated with their preferred name by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org .
For more information on registering preferred names, please visit the UCLA LGBTQ Campus Resource Center website.
To ensure proper mailing of notices, UCLA students should notify the university of any change of address, including email address. This can be done by signing into your account at MyUCLA and changing your account settings. UCLA and UC faculty and staff, UCLA Extension students, and external users should notify the UCLA Library of any change of address, including email address, at any UCLA Library Circulation Desk, or by emailing your name, BruinCard or Library Card number, and new address to email@example.com. Any user leaving the vicinity for any period of time continues to accrue applicable fines and replacement charges and should either return all Library materials or make arrangements to ensure prompt return of items when due or recalled.
Staff retirees and emeriti professors are entitled to retiree/emeriti BruinCards upon retirement, and the first card is free. Library privileges include the ability to check out books, use public computers, and print/copy (for a fee.) Your retiree/emeriti BruinCard is your library card.