UT Health Science Center Alumni

Any graduate of the five schools of the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio has access to a wide variety of library services and resources, including:

  • Books and audio/visual materials
  • Journals—print or electronic, in-house use at any of the UT Health Science Center Libraries
  • Library computers (daily time limit)
  • Online search service (fee)
  • Interlibrary loan (fee)
  • Photocopy and printing (fee)
  • Typewriter

Due to licensing agreements and contracts, off-site access to electronic journals, books and databases is available only to currently employed or retired faculty and staff, and currently enrolled students.

 Loan periods for circulating material

Material Type

Loan Period

# of Renewals Allowed


14 days


Reserve materials (in-house use only)



*When a Hold has been placed on an item, no further renewals will be accepted.

Library Registration

  • Create an account for book checkout and Interlibrary Loan services.
  • Alumni may register in person at the Briscoe Library Circulation Desk or at the Laredo Regional Campus Library. There is no registration fee for Health Science Center Alumni.
  • A state-issued ID (current driver’s license or passport) are required to register. Staff will check alumni status against the UT Health Science Center databases.
  • A Health Science Center Alumni Library Card valid for one year is issued at registration, and must be presented when requested by a library staff member. The card is non-transferable and may be used only by the person to whom it was issued.
  • Registration must be renewed annually and may be renewed online or in person. Registration cannot be renewed until all fines and other obligations have been cleared.

Library Collection Use

Alumni may have up to 5 items checked out at any given time. Select library materials may be renewed in person or by calling the Circulation Desk at (210) 567-2440 or on the online catalog. Renewal will be denied if materials have reached their renewal limit, have been recalled, or are overdue.

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