Retired staff membership


Sign up as a member and enjoy the Library’s collections. You will be able to access Library spaces while the information desk is staffed. Please see our opening hours for more information.  


  • Borrow up to 10 items from our general collection.
  • Put a hold on up to 2 items at a time.
  • Short loan collection items are restricted to University students and staff. 

Online resources

You can access most of our online resources through public access computers located in some libraries. Due to licensing restrictions, some items are only available for current University of Sydney students and staff. There is limited access to public computers, so availability cannot be guaranteed. 

How to apply

1. Complete the application form.

2. Email or visit the Student Centre with:

  • your completed application form
  • photo identification, such as your driver’s licence, NSW Photo Card or passport
  • a passport-size photo (if applying by email)
  • Allow 2–3 business days processing time
  • a letter from Human Resources or your department confirming your retirement from the University of Sydney.

Cost of membership

Membership is free.

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