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Alum Access

Fall 2021 Access 

Due to ongoing health and safety concerns related to COVID-19 and related variants, the Library remains closed to Cooper Union alum, We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience and hope to be able to welcome our alum back soon. In the meantime, please contact us if we can help in any way.  

Library Access

Alum of The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art enjoy perpetual access to The Cooper Union Library, which includes access to the Library's rich print and archival collections, WiFi, as well as onsite access to the Library's collection of licensed ejournals and databases.  

Borrowing Privileges 

Annual borrowing privileges can be purchased by becoming a Friend of The Cooper Union Library at the following levels: 

Recent Alumni (graduating within the last 5 years) — $50/year 

Alumni (graduating 6 years or later) — $100/year 

To receive your Cooper Union Library Alumni Card, please bring a copy of your gift receipt to the Library's Circulation Desk.   

If you have any questions, please contact us at



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