Many of the Library's resources and services are available to alumni during regular business hours. We encourage you to visit us.

Questions: Contact the Library at or (773) 442-4400.

Borrowing Privileges

NEIU Alumni Association members (Blue and Gold level and above) may check out NEIU Library materials, including books and DVDs. Please present a valid alumni ID card at the Circulation Desk on the first Floor.

If you are not yet a member but are interested in becoming one, you can register on the NEIU Alumni webpage. Please present your membership confirmation to the Circulation Desk.

Please note that professors emeriti receive full borrowing privileges as if they are active faculty and do not need an additional membership.

We regret that we cannot process alumni requests for materials from other libraries. If you are interested in requesting materials through inter-library loan, please visit your local public library.

Online Resources

Databases and Online Resources

Alumni are welcome to use any of our dozens of NEIU Library databases by visiting the Library in person.

Library Search Tool (Primo VE)

The library search tool Primo VE allows you to search for books, magazines, DVDs, and other items at the Libraries.

Research Guides

NEIU librarians created these research guides to help you in your research. Most guides include links to free, scholarly websites. Organized by subject.