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Services for Alumni

The Felix G. Woodward Library may be used by alumni and other guests during the time the library opens until 9 p.m.  After 9 p.m. the library is open only to currently enrolled APSU students and APSU faculty and staff. Library hours, including during holidays and intersessions, are posted on the library website.

APSU Library Courtesy Card

Alumni and family members may apply for an APSU Library Courtesy Card at the Access Assistance Desk located on the 2nd (main) floor as you enter the Woodward Library. A photo I.D. (driver’s license, military I.D., etc.) is required for registration. Courtesy card holders must be at least 18 years of age.

Courtesy Card Loan Periods

Books and government publications may be checked out for up to 21 days. Other items such as CDs, DVDs, and periodicals may be used only in the library. Courtesy card holders are allowed to have a maximum of three items checked out at any given time.

Online Resources

APSU alumni have access to all of the library’s online resources on computers housed in the library. Alumni also may use a select group of resources from home computers, mobile devices, or other locations away from the APSU campus. Click here for a title list and instructions on how to obtain access to online resources from off-campus.

Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL)

TEL is a collection of databases that provide access to more than 400,000 magazines, newspapers, essays, podcasts, videos, e-books, primary source materials, and more! TEL is available free of charge to any Tennessee resident and is accessible 24/7 from any computer or mobile device with access to the internet. Click here to access the TEL website.

Library InfoCommons

The InfoCommons houses more than 100 computer workstations equipped with web browsers, internet access, and the Microsoft Office suite of software (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). Currently enrolled students are given priority for computer access during the week when computer usage is generally high. Alumni may use InfoCommons computers at lower-use times, which are typically on Friday afternoon, the weekend, and during the summer.

Printing and photocopying

These services are available for a small fee. The library also provides a scanner at no charge. The library does not have a fax machine.


Alumni and other guests may use their laptop computers or mobile devices to access the APSU wireless network in the library. Inquire at the Access Assistance Desk for details.

Woodward Library Society

Support your alma mater library! All alumni are invited to join the Woodward Library Society, the friends of the library organization at APSU. The Library Society has a number of membership levels, from $30 for individual members up to $1,000 for library benefactors.