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Using Your Library

Request  Materials 

CU students, staff and faculty may request materials from any CU location, including the PASCAL off site facility. You may also request materials we don’t own that are checked out, lost or missing.

Manage your Library Account  

All you need to manage your account is your identikey username and password and an internet enabled device. You may then log-in to my Chinook. Learn more below.  To check-out materials have your BuffOne card ready.

Renew & Return Materials

When you check out materials from the University Libraries, you will be able to renew and extend your check-out time in most cases.  Refer to the information below to learn more.  

Book a Study Room

There are more than 30 group study rooms throughout the University Libraries. Some are funded with Student Computing Initiative (SCI) fees and are only available to registered CU-Boulder students.  

Reserve a Graduate Carrel

Graduate student study carrels are available in Norlin Library. The third floor suite has first-come, first-served desks and reserved shared desks.  Secured storage cabinets are also available.

Find a Study Space 

There are more than 30 study rooms as well as numerous open study areas throughout the University Libraries. 

Request a Purchase

We’re happy to explore the possibility of purchasing titles not already held by the University Libraries.

COVID-19 & the Libraries

All University Libraries facilities are closed. We're providing remote and virtual services to support you: latest updates and information.