Harriet K. and Philip Pumerantz Library

Alumni Services

Information for Alumni


  • •  The WesternU ID badge grants access to all university buildings and is also the university library card
  • •  If you no longer have an ID badge, please contact the Library’s Circulation Department to receive a borrowing card that allows you to check out books. If you would like a replacement ID Badge, contact the Facilities and Physical Plant Department at 909-469-5258 prior to your visit.


  • •  Alumni Loan Periods:
 Books  2 weeks, 1 renewal
Popular reading books  2 months
Reserve Items  Varies by reserve
Interlibrary Loan Books ($10/item)  3 weeks, no renewal
Theses & Dissertations  1 month, no renewal
Journals   Library Use Only
Study Rooms (June – July only)  4 hours 
  • For study room reservations, present your WesternU badge or set up an alumni card with Access Services

Accessing Resources

Requesting Articles

  • •  Request Articles: Request articles from Interlibrary Loan or our print collection




Giving to the Pumerantz Library

“Libraries are not made; they grow.” – Augustine Birrell

The Harriet K. & Philip Pumerantz Library is grateful for your support and wants giving to be convenient and easy for you.

 Please click WesternU Online Giving and select Pumerantz Library from the College drop down menu.