Library Services for Alumni & Visitors

24/5 Restrictions

During 24/5 hours of operation, all patrons who enter, or those remaining in the library from 8:45pm to 7:30am, Sunday through Thursday, must be currently enrolled students, faculty or staff and they must have a valid USF ID in their possession. Patrons not having a valid USF ID in their possession will not be able to enter or remain in the library during these hours.

USF Alumni and community visitors are welcome at the Tampa Library and may use most resources and services free of charge while onsite. The Learning Commons offers computer workstations, scanners and printers for public use. In addition, the Tampa Library is a designated Government Document repository. Information regarding other services are listed below:

  • Copy Services: InterLibrary Loan provides community requestors with photocopies of materials. Our trained staff can scan or photocopy materials from the USF Tampa Library physical collections. Materials can be emailed, mailed or faxed. Service charges begin at $5.00 per article. Please contact ILL for more information »
  • Need help? Ask a Librarian: Reference services are available via the Library Services desk, telephone, email, and online chat. Click here for more information »
  • Special Borrower’s Card: Special Borrower’s Cards allow non-affiliated individuals to check out Library resources for a nominal fee. Call Library Services for more information at (813) 974-1611 or start the process here »
  • Special Collections: The Tampa Library’s Special Collections offer visitors the opportunity to research unique and rare historic materials. For hours and research assistance, call (813) 974-2731 or click here for more information »

Additional Information


Research Assistance