The Catholic University of America


Information for Alumni,
Washington Theological Consortium, and Special Borrowers


arrow You will need a valid photo ID to enter the library.

arrow To charge out books you will need a valid library card.

  • Alumni: Alumni cards are available through the Office of Alumni Relations in Father O’Connell Hall. Bring that card to the Circulation Desk in Mullen Library, during business hours (9-5, M-F), to have it registered. A Library barcode will be attached to your Alumni Card and you will then be
    able to borrow library items.
  • Special Borrowers: Register at the Mullen Library Circulation Desk, during business hours (9-5, M-F), to receive a red CUA Library card, with which you can borrow library items. Note: Washington Theological  Consortium patrons will use their student IDs to borrow library items, however they must be registered each semester.

arrow Information about your borrowing privileges can be found at Special Borrowers: Circulation Privileges Statement.

arrow All electronic material can be accessed on-site at any of the Libraries' public computers or via the CUA-Guest WiFi network.

Alumni: You do not have remote access to most library electronic subscriptions. However, a select few vendors do allow alumni access from off campus. These databases can be accessed from

You will be required to log in using your Alumni Association credentials. Please contact the Office of Alumni Relations if you have difficulties logging in.

arrow Visit My Library Account to view checked out items, due dates, fines, and request renewals. Please contact the Circulation Desk at 202-319-5060 / if you have difficulty to login.

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