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Alumni Services

Building Access

  • 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, contact the Library’s Circulation Department for a borrowing card to check out books
  • If you would like a replacement ID Badge, e-mail Access Control

Internet Access


Alumni Loan Periods:

Books 2 weeks, 1 renewal
Reserve Items Varies by reserve
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. Rooms are first come, first serve.

Accessing Resources

Requesting Articles


  • Literature Search: Request help for performing literature searches. Please allow for at least one week to complete a literature search.


The moss wall in the Harriet K. and Philip Pumerantz Library and Learning Resource Center. (Jeff Malet, WesternU) *These pics are updated after they filled in more moss.

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.

1. Visit WesternU Online Giving
2. Select “Other”
3. Enter “Harriet K. and Philips Pumerantz Library”