The Libraries are resuming limited in-person research activities by appointment only as part of the University's Research Restart Plan.
Learn more about the Libraries' entry requirements and available services.

Access and privileges


Use your Courtesy Campus ID Card to access the Libraries and to borrow library materials.

Courtesy Campus ID Cards may be issued to:

  • Spouses and domestic partners of faculty, staff members, postdocs, fellows, and students
  • Adjunct clinical faculty (access only; borrow through Lane Library)
  • Staff of Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Chaplain affiliates


  • Unlimited checkouts (borrowing periods vary by library and item type)
  • Off-campus access to to e-resources

You are not eligible for:

  • Interlibrary borrowing or borrowing partnership programs
  • Proxy Stanford Libraries card
  • Locker in Green Library
  • Copying and printing with Campus ID Card

For any questions or concerns, please contact Privileges.