The University of Kansas Libraries
Application Process for KU Library Borrower Card
KU Library Borrower Cards may be purchased by qualified individuals who are not affiliated with the University of Kansas.
Charges include applicable sales tax and are payable before card is issued.
New card: $20.00
Replacement card: $20.00
Annual Renewal: $20.00
Purchase of a KU Library Borrower Card requires you to:
- Present a currently valid photo ID card, preferably a state issued driver’s license or photo identification card. A current Kansas driver’s license or Kansas photo identification card may be used as the photo ID and as proof of Kansas residency.
- Present a document that provides proof of current 1) Kansas residency, 2) enrollment or employment at a Kansas institution of higher learning, 3) membership in the KU Alumni Association, or 4) UMKC Courtesy Card.
- Complete the KU Library Borrower Card Application Form and have your photo taken.
- Pay $20.00/year in most cases. See Identification and Eligibility Requirements to Purchase KU Library Borrower Card and Purchase Prices for KU Library Borrower Cards for additional information.