Information for Visitors

The University Library welcomes visitors not affiliated with the University to join our Community Borrowers program. Community borrowers can check out books and media from our circulating collections for up to 28 days.

Visit our Hours and Location page to find out when we're open and where we're located.

Community Borrowers must be at least 18 years old; children may use their parents' Community Borrowers card with a signed permission form.

Community borrowers are not eligible for:

  • Interlibrary Loan or Link+
  • Remote access to electronic resources due to licensing restrictions


Borrower Cost
Community Borrowers 18+ years old $10 for 3 months
SSU or other CSU Alumni Association members No charge.
SSU volunteers
SSU retirees
SRJC students and faculty
CSU students and faculty
CSU emeritus
CSU Chancellor’s Office
CSU Center for Distributed Learning
Cotati/Rohnert Park School District teachers
Roseland University Prep teachers
Sonoma County Office of Education teachers
SSU emeritus


  • You may check out up to 10 items at any one time; of the 10, 8 can be media items
  • Books are loaned for 28 days
  • Media are loaned for 1 week
  • Limited use of Reserve material is allowed