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City of New Haven Employee

What am I eligible for? 

City of New Haven Employees are eligible for privileges at the Yale University Library (YUL).  Options for library privileges include:

Rates & Details:

Pass Options:


Maximum Number of Borrowed Items:

Stacks Pass


N/A, request 20 items


$200 per three month increment or $750 per year



 $850 per year (only available at year rate)


How do I register?

City of New Haven employees who wish to use the Yale University Library collections must register in person at the Privileges Office located in the nave of Sterling Memorial Library (SML).  To register, you will need to provide two forms of ID - one from each column.   

Government Issued ID

Secondary ID

  • Driver’s license (from U.S. or Canada)
  • U.S. or foreign passport
  • Alien registration card with photo (INS form I-151 or I-551).
  • City of New Haven employee ID and/or
  • Letter of introduction on letterhead from employer

Explanation of Pass Options

Stacks Pass:

  • Access to the Sterling Memorial Library stacks
  • No borrowing privileges
  • Retrieve materials from Sterling, LSF and Mudd collections (20 items per day)* 
  • Access to Library facilities for all open hours (some exclusions for School and Departmental libraries – please inquire at specific location before arrival)


  • Check out materials from any library 
  • Building Access – allowed until closing
  • Loan length – two months or date of expiration, whichever is lesser. 
  • Book limit – 15 books 

Borrowing-Premium -- same as standard except for the following:

  • Book limit – 50 books 

*Use “Place Requests” to retrieve materials and have them delivered to the circulation desk of the selected Yale University Library.  Allow two business days for delivery of items between libraries. 


    Contact Privileges Staff


    Send questions to Privileges / Sterling Memorial Library Circulation


    The Privileges Office is located on the ground floor of Sterling Memorial Library in the Franke Periodical Reading Room.


    Mon-Fri: 8:30AM-12:45PM and 2PM-4:45PM
    Saturday: 10AM-2PM
    Sunday: Closed

    Detailed hours


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