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Library access after graduation


   

Commencement A soon-to-be graduate waves as she files into Lane Stadium.


May 13, 2014 – Congratulations to all of our graduates. We frequently get questions about what happens to library access after graduation.

Off campus access to our online resources (databases, ejournals, ebooks) is contractually restricted to current students, faculty, and staff. Sometime after graduation, the Registrar's office updates graduates' records to indicate their status has changed from current student to alumni. Once this change has occurred, the ability to login through Off Campus Sign In will cease. These resources can still be used in the libraries (including the NVC Resource Center).

We have a small selection of databases specifically licensed for alumni use listed in our Alumni licensed databases . Online access to databases are often provided with public library cards. Here in Virginia, library card holders can use databases through Find It Virginia. For other states, visit the Alumni Library Portal.

We'll also receive an updated list of students from the Registrar sometime this summer. Students no longer on this list (and without current items on their library account) may be dropped from our system. Anyone with a Virginia ID (like a driver's license) can receive a borrower's card and check out books. Only current Virginia Tech students, faculty and staff are eligible to use Interlibrary Loan.


Newman Library break hours

Sun, Nov 23: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Mon-Tue, Nov 23-25: 7:30am - 8:00pm
Wed, Nov 26: 7:30am - 12:00noon
Thu-Fri, Nov 27-28: Closed
Sat, Nov 29: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Sun, Nov 30: open 9:00am*

* During 24 hour operation, a valid Hokie Passport is required to access or remain in the library between 12 midnight and 7:30am.

Current semester hours

Art + Architecture Library break hours

Sun, Nov 23: Closed
Mon-Tue, Nov 24-25: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Wed-Sun, Nov 26-30: Closed

Current semester hours

NVC Resource Center break hours

Sun, Nov 23: Closed
Mon-Tue, Nov 24-25: 11:00am - 7:00pm
Wed-Sun, Nov 26-30: Closed

Current semester hours

Veterinary Medicine Library break hours

Sun, Nov 23: Closed
Mon-Tue, Nov 24-25: 7:30am- 11:00pm
Wed, Nov 26: 7:30am - 12:00noon
Thu-Sat, Nov 27-29: Closed
Sun, Nov 30: 11:00am - 11:00pm

Current semester hours