Alumni of degree programs in the following schools may apply for Countway Library borrowing privileges:

  • Harvard Medical School (HMS)
  • Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM)
  • Harvard T.H. Chan School (HSPH)

Borrowing is not automatic. Alumni must apply for a Harvard Alumni account.

Alumni are also eligible for remote access to some electronic resources. More information is available on the Harvard Library website.

Procedure for New Applicants and Renewals

  • Download the application
  • Complete the form in its entirety and sign
  • Bring the application and a government-issued ID to the front desk weekdays between 8:00am and 3:30pm

We will process the application and explain activation. We will also be happy to explain how to use our resources and answer any of your questions. Cards are valid for one year after issue. Please email us with inquiries.