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Access Services & Borrowing Privileges: Guests - Access/Borrowing Privileges

Guest Access Suspended - Fall 2020

Please note: Guest access to the Fordham University Libraries has been suspended for the Fall 2020 semester to maintain the health and safety of Fordham's students, faculty and staff.
Information about our library consortia memberships is listed below; however, faculty and students from those institutions will not be able to access the Fordham Libraries during the Fall 2020 semester. Thank you for your understanding and consideration. 

Guest Privileges at the Fordham University Libraries

Members of the following groups have access privileges to the Fordham University Libraries
with presentation of current academic year school ID with photo:

  • Faculty visiting from other universities.
  • Students attending Jesuit institutions (AJCU).
  • Students attending Westchester Colleges and Universities (WALDO).
  • Students attending New York Area Theological Library Association (NYATLA) institutions.
  • Students and staff from OCLC SHARES institutions. (Note: Libraries that also participate in METRO are subject to METRO procedures, unless specifically included in the reciprocal access list below.)
  • Metropolitan Library Council members, with approval and confirmation through the online METRO Referral system, have one-time, on-site use of specific books or subject areas. Please inquire with your home institution to complete the online METRO Referral form.  
  • Students attending Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and users of St. Luke's/Roosevelt and Cornell Medical Center libraries.
  • Instructors and employees of the New York Botanical Garden.

Access to the libraries for all of the preceding is dependent upon the presentation of valid I.D.
and adherence at all times to the policies of the Fordham University Libraries and Fordham University. 

Members of the following groups have borrowing privileges at the Fordham University Libraries
with presentation of current academic year school ID with photo and noted other requirements:

  • Full-time AJCU faculty members: Four-week loans with a valid AJCU Passport obtained from their home library
  • Full-time WALDO faculty members: Four-week loans (no renewals) with a valid WALDO sticker

Additional Access Information

Fordham University Libraries

William D. Walsh Family Library

Rose Hill Campus, Bronx, NY

Gerald M. Quinn Library

Lincoln Center Campus, New York, NY

Fordham Westchester Library

Westchester Campus, West Harrison, NY

Circulation & Reserve Departments

Circulation & Reserve Departments
Fordham University Libraries


Walsh Library  ♦  Rose Hill Campus  ♦  718-817-5109  ♦  718-817-3578
Quinn Library  ♦  Lincoln Center Campus  ♦  212-636-6062  ♦  212-636-6061
Fordham Westchester Library  ♦  Fordham Westchester Campus  ♦  914-367-3060  ♦  914-367-3061

univlib@fordham.edu   ♦   intercampus@fordham.edu   ♦   libraryreserve@fordham.edu