Your Western Card is your library card. Current students, faculty, and staff may obtain a card at the Western Card Office, Edens Hall 108. Call (360) 650-7414 for information.
Faculty may arrange for a student assistant to check out materials for them by completing a Proxy Borrower form. For information, call Circulation Services, (360) 650-3084.
Overdue, Lost, or Damaged Materials
Fines for WWU library materials are $0.50 per day for books and $1.00 per day for videos and journals. Fines for overdue recalled items are doubled. Items considered long overdue are billed for $90.00.
Fine payment can be made in person at Circulation Services, by phone or by mail. The phone number is (360) 650-3084. The address is Circulation Services, Wilson Library, 516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225-9103. If you pay by mail please make the check out to WWU and add your WWU ID#.
Recalls: Occasionally, items checked out to patrons may be recalled. This may happen when another patron requests the item, or when an item is needed for course reserve. Recalled items will be assigned a modified due date which is communicated by email. Recalled items not returned by their modified due date may be subject to recall fines.