Courtesy Cards

front and back of a library courtesy card
Information about courtesy cards that allow community members to check out UNT library materials.

Community members and other visitors should have a courtesy card for borrowing library materials. Individuals can apply for a Courtesy Card by submitting a Courtesy Card Application form or in person at the Library Services Desk in Willis Library. A picture ID will be requested to verify the individual presenting the card. The Courtesy Card as well as a picture ID must be presented each time materials are checked out.

Currently enrolled UNT Students, Faculty, & Staff do not need to apply for a courtesy card. Your UNT ID is your library card. If you are an unenrolled graduate student or an unenrolled undergraduate student, please e-mail Access Services or call (940) 565-2413 regarding checkout privileges. See: TexShare Cards, OCLC Reciprocal Borrowing Cards.

The following patrons may apply for a courtesy card:

  • Current members of the UNT Alumni Association (must present current UNT Alumni Association card upon application or other proof that membership is current).
  • A spouse or adult child of a UNT faculty or staff member residing in the same city as the faculty member.
  • Part-time UNT faculty members.
  • A retired UNT faculty or staff member.
  • A Denton county permanent resident (a non-expired driver’s license which shows you reside in Denton County is needed.
  • Current members of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)
  • Anyone under 18 years old if attending high school and have a TexShare card.

Borrowing Privileges.

Please see our circulation policies for specifics on loan periods, check out eligibility, fines rates, renewals, etc. Courtesy card holders can check out regular circulating print materials. A Courtesy Card does not provide off-site access to electronic resources or access to Wi-Fi. However, there are public access computers in the library that may be used for accessing the internet and electronic resources. A Courtesy Card is not required for using the public access computers.

For more information concerning courtesy card eligibility or borrowing privileges e-mail Access Services or call (940) 565-2413.