Answered By: Chrisler Pitts
Last Updated: Nov 11, 2021     Views: 383

Yes.  Kean alumni are eligible for borrowing privileges through the library.  

In order to access alumni benefits, patrons need a Kean University Alumni Card, an Alumni Photo ID Card, and an Alumni Barcode.

Alumni can obtain a (Kean University Alumni) card by emailing their request to or calling the Office of Alumni Engagement at (908) 737-0599. 

Alumni who wish to borrow books from the Nancy Thompson Library will need to obtain an Alumni Photo ID Card, available at no cost from the Photo ID Office, located within the Office of Student Accounting on the Union campus, Administration Building, 3rd floor. "You must bring your current alumni card along with one other form of photo identification (driver’s license, Kean student ID) to receive your Alumni Photo ID Card. Please call the Photo ID Office at (908) 737-3240 if you have any questions.

Bring your Alumni Photo ID Card to the Service Desk and ask for an Alumni Barcode. The Service Desk is the first counter in the main library area adjacent to the front door.  If you have any questions, please call the Learning Commons at (908) 737-4629.

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