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Alum Access

Fall 2021 Access 

Beginning Monday, November 1, The Cooper Union Library will re-open to Cooper Union Alumni. You just need:
  • proof of vaccination
  • government or school-issued ID
  • Cooper Alumni Card
  • Friends of the Library receipt or card (if you would like borrowing privileges)
Please contact us if you have any questions and welcome back — we missed you!


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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