Memberships

Anyone is free to come in and use the Robert E. Kennedy Library. However, borrowing privileges are available to Cal Poly faculty, staff and students; alumni association members; temporary card holders; Community Borrower card holders; or faculty/staff family members.

Membership Types

Membership Types

Patron Type Library Materials ILS Materials Off-campus access to electronic resources
Faculty/Staff 90 Days Yes Yes
Graduate 90 Days Yes Yes
Undergrad 21 Days Yes Yes
Affiliated Borrowers 21 Days No No
Alumni 21 Days Yes, 12 items/year No
Emeritus (Cal Poly) 90 Days Yes Yes
Emeritus (CSU campuses) 21 Days Yes, please contact Interlibrary Services for more information No
Community Users 21 Days Yes, please contact Interlibrary Services for more information No

Membership Fees

Membership Fees

Patron Type Circulation Fees
Cal Poly Student: Undergrad N/A
Cal Poly Student: Graduate N/A
Faculty/Staff N/A
Cuesta/Hancock Faculty See Community Borrowers page
Cuesta Students Free with current ID, or evidence of current registration for classes, plus a photo ID
Community Users See Community Borrowers page
School Districts (between Santa Maria and San Miguel) See Community Borrowers page
Library Volunteers N/A
Alumni Pay their fees to the Alumni Association and bring Alumni card to use library services
Borrower's Plus $50 for 12 ILL transactions
Others (for temporary cards) See Circulation Staff
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