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

Spouses and domestic partners

Spouses and domestic partners of current students, postdoctoral scholars, fellows, faculty, and staff are eligible for Courtesy Cards issued by the Campus ID Card Office. Use your Courtesy Campus ID Card to access the Libraries and to borrow library materials.

Visiting scholars’ spouses and domestic partners are eligible for a Stanford Libraries Access-only Card from the Green Library Privileges Department.


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

You are not eligible for:

  • Proxy Stanford Libraries Card
  • Interlibrary borrowing
  • Faculty study rooms in Green Library
  • Locker in Green Library

For any questions or concerns, please contact Privileges.