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Reciprocal Borrowing Agreements with Other Universities

Northwestern University Library has reciprocal borrowing agreements with University of Chicago, Loyola University of Chicago, and University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) libraries. Members of the Northwestern community can access and borrow from these institutions, and vice versa. 

Building access

For entrance to the library building, show your valid home institution ID at the entrance. An exception is the Galter Health Sciences Library and Pritzker Legal Research Center, which University of Chicago, Loyola and UIC users cannot access.

Borrowing privileges

University of Chicago, Loyola and UIC users (including current students, faculty or staff) may also apply for a borrower's card at Northwestern; Northwestern users may apply for borrowers cards at their libraries. 

Borrow from Northwestern

These agreements vary between Northwestern and each institution. Select your institution for details:

Borrow from University of Chicago, Loyola University or UIC

Northwestern University students, faculty or staff can borrow from these Universities. Obtain borrowing privileges.

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