Apply online for Harvard College Library privileges

MIT faculty, graduate students, and research staff may now apply online to get borrowing privileges to many libraries at Harvard!  To apply, fill out the Special Borrower Card Application.  Borrow at Harvard Libraries including Widener, Cabot, Fine Arts, Loeb Music, and Tozzer, and more.

Find out more information about access to Harvard and other non-MIT Libraries.

Also available: apply online for privileges at Harvard’s Countway Library of Medicine.

If you qualify, a pdf of your approved form will be sent as soon as possible, and no later than 5:00 pm the next business day.  If you need immediate access to a Harvard Library, bring your MIT ID to the service desk at Barker, Dewey, Hayden, or Rotch Libraries, and fill out the appropriate forms at the desk.