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Privilege Cards

New York State residents and other eligible patrons may apply for free "Privilege Cards" allowing short term loans of books. Other services and resources that may be of interest are highlighted on our visitor page.

Acquiring a Privilege Card

To acquire a privilege card, please fill out, download, and return the borrower's card application to the circulation desk at Mann Library in person or via email.  

For further information about privilege cards, or to request a renewal of a privilege card, please email Mann Library Circulation or call 255-3296.

Privilege Card Eligibility

Mann Library provides a free privilege card for patrons meeting one of the following criteria:

  • New York State resident with a valid driver's license
  • Patrons affiliated with SUNY schools
  • Alumni of CALS and Human Ecology

and are not a

  • student at a private university or college or
  • high school student (under 18)

Others may be eligible for a guest borrower card or other visitor privileges.

Privilege card policies and borrowing terms