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Information for Library Users


Alumni Membership

This membership is for former University of Roehampton students priced at a reduced fee of £30 per year. You will receive a Library Membership card to enable you to access the Library. You can borrow up to five books from the main collection and also have access to our reference stock for study purposes within the Library. Use of the University IT network, Wi-Fi, PCs, online resources and printing service is not currently a service we can offer.

How to Apply

  • Download and complete the application form, marking the membership you would like.
  • The £30 payment should be made through our online store.
  • Email us your completed application along with a clear passport style photo.
  • Once your application has been confirmed you will need to bring a form of photo ID with full name and address when you come in to collect your Library membership card.

We aim to process applications within three business days of your request; this can take longer at the start of the academic term.
Our privacy policy shows you how your data is used; by applying for membership you are confirming that you have read and agreed to these terms.

Alumni Services

Further information for all former students and staff of Roehampton and its four Colleges can be found on our University Alumni webpages.


General visitors 

Our library is access-only, so to access the library you must have a membership card.

Please note:
- Visitors need to be 18 years of age or older, and cannot get 
in to the library after 9.00pm. 
WI-FI access is not available in any of our membership schemes, although if you are a SCONUL library member and your institution is signed up to use eduroam, you can access the WI-FI via eduroam and your logins from your home university. For more guidance on this, see our eduroam page.

For more information on our memberships and how to apply, please visit our Visitors to the Library and Collaborative Partners page. 

> Please note for all visitors to the library - our privacy policy shows you how your data is used; by visiting the library you're confirming that you have read and agreed to these terms.

Visitors with staff 

If you are a member of staff at Roehampton and have guests that you’d like to bring into the Library, please contact us.

Visiting scholars

If you are a visiting scholar, please see our Visiting Scholars guide for information on how to gain access to Library resources.

Visitors supporting a Roehampton student’s studies 

If you are planning to visit the library to support a Roehampton student’s studies, please contact us.

Partnership students 

If you study with us through a partnership organisation, or are based at the Holborn campus, please see the ‘Partnership’ tab at the top of this box.

Access Guides

The University of Roehampton are working with AccessAble to provide detailed Access Guides to the buildings, services, accommodation and rooms accross the four different colleges. 

Please see the Access Guide for the Library