Checking out materials

MU Affiliates

  • A valid MU Healthcare badge or MU student, staff, or faculty TigerCard ID is necessary for checking out materials. (TigerCard IDs can be obtained at the University Bookstore).
  • Proxy borrower cards may be issued to office support staff, research assistants, or other persons designated by faculty to check out library materials for them.
    • Materials checked out are the responsibility of the faculty member.
    • Proxy form is available at the Circulation Desk. The form must be signed by the faculty member for whom the proxy is working and must be returned to the Circulation Desk.
    • Proxy cards will be mailed to faculty within 24 hours during weekdays (Monday – Friday).
    • Proxy cards are not transferable.

Non-MU Affiliates

  • Courtesy borrower cards may be purchased for $35 by residents of Missouri over the age of fifteen.
    • Graduates of MU who are also paid members of the MU Alumni Association qualify for a free Borrower Card.
    • For full information on obtaining a Courtesy Borrower Card , including privileges and restrictions, contact the Circulation Desk, Ellis library at (573) 882-3362.
  • Students from other MOBIUS schools may use their student IDs to check out materials.