UCY ID issuing / External Member Library card

With the UCY ID-Smart card you may borrow books and audiovisial material (CDs, DVDs, LPs, audio tapes, video tapes, etc.).

You can charge your smart card with credits at the print credit machine at the Main Library and use it for photocopying.

Members of academic or administrative staff can also use the smart card to enter specific staff parking areas (following apporoval by the Health and Safety Section).

The ID is strictly personal and non-transferable.

ID-Smart card issuing

University members (staff, students)

All University members may apply to the Express Services of the University, tel. 22 89 5555 to issue UCy IDs.

External users

External users wishing to become members of the Library of the University of Cyprus and obtain the Library Card must apply to Circulation and Services Office by submitting an Application for Registration as External Member (PDF). The cost for the card to be issued is €12,00. Subscription costs vary depending on the type of subscription (individual, family, group) and its duration (1, 2 or 3 years). The fees for card issuing and for the subscription are paid upon submission of the application. The terms and conditions of registration of external users can be found on page 2 of the Application.

 External users wishing to become members of the Library of the University of Cyprus and obtain the Library Card for use of the premises and services other than checking out material, e.g. for printing/photocopying, may submit the Application for Registration as External Member (pdf) selecting just issuing of a card, without a subscription.

 University of Cyprus Alumni

 UCY alumni wishing to remain Library (external) members must submit an Application for Registration as External Member and request only card issuing (€12,00). For the first year right after graduation subscription is free, while for the second and third year after graduation alumni are entitled a 50% discount on subscription.

 Students of Hellenic Open University (HOU)

Students of Hellenic Open University (HOU) may register, if they wish, as external members of the Library of the University of Cyprus at no subscription cost, provided that they present once a year proof of studying at HOU. However, they have to obtain a Library card by paying a one-off €12,00 fee.

For questions or more information you may contact:

Stavroula Pitta tel. 22892167, 22892020