Undergraduate & Graduate Students
- Your UBCcard is your library card.
- You must be a currently registered student in order to borrow library materials and use library services.
- You require a UBC CWL account to access UBC library eResources remotely.
- Apply for your UBCcard at the UBC Carding Office.
UBC Okanagan Students
- Apply to UBC Okanagan Student and Information Services for your UBCcard.
Distance Education Students
- Apply for your UBCcard online through the UBC Carding Office website and your account information will be emailed to you.
- Distance Education Students are eligible to register for Distance Learning Library Services after obtaining a UBCcard.
Did You Know?
- Library fines owing from previous academic years must be paid at the beginning of a new academic year or library privileges will be suspended.
- You must apply for a new UBCcard if your student status changes (e.g., Undergraduate to Graduate) to receive the new borrowing privileges.
- UBC students are eligible for Reciprocal Borrowing privileges at other universities through reciprocal borrowing arrangements.
- Students who have forgotten their UBCcard and need to borrow library materials may apply for a temporary library card at any UBC library branch. One piece of government-issued photo ID (e.g., driver’s licence, passport) must be shown when applying for a temporary library card and only one temporary library card may be issued per academic term.
- Lost and stolen cards can be reported online