The University of Kansas Libraries
Prices for KU Library Borrower Cards
Kansas Residents and KU Alumni Association Members
- $20.00 per year
Greater Western Library Alliance (GWLA) Reciprocal Circulation
- $10.00 per year
UMKC Courtesy Card (cost determined by expiration date on Courtesy Card)
- $7.00 per semester (students) or $20.00 per year (faculty and staff)
Kansas School Groups (applications and payment submitted in advance of campus visit)
- $4.00 each; non-renewable
KU Summer Camps
- $6.00 each; non-renewable
Residents of Missouri, Oklahoma, Colorado, Nebraska
- $40.00 per year
The fee applies to all new cards, replacement cards, and annual renewals.
Charges include the applicable sales tax and are payable
before the card is issued or renewed.
Surviving spouses of emeritus or retired KU faculty
and faculty from Emporia State University, Fort Hays State University,
Kansas State University,
Pittsburg State University, Washburn University,
and Wichita State University (CODDL institutions)
are not required to pay at the time of purchase or renewals. Replacement cards cost $20.00.
All other paper work must be completed. Individuals in these categories should
and library staff will work with you to confirm your status.
For additional information, see Purchase or Renew KU Library Borrower Cards at Current Prices.