Library Card Information

Library Cards for Active Students

To request a Library Barcode send an email to The email should include the following information:

  • Full Name
  • Student ID Number
  • Class/es Attending and Semester
  • Home Address
  • Phone Number

To access the library databases from off campus, you will need to log in using your Widener Login ID (without and password.

Once the One Card Office receives the email request, a Library Barcode will be created. If you would like an ID card to access the Campus please go to and submit your photo for a University ID card. University ID cards will be mailed to the address on file.

Library Cards for Alumni

To access the Library, Alumni need to obtain a Widener University Alumni ID from the One Card Office which is located in Lipka Hall. Please call 610-499-4161 or email for further information on obtaining your Alumni ID.

If getting a new Alumni card, please contact User and Access Services during normal business hours at 610-499-4066 or email to verify that your patron record is up to date to ensure appropriate library alumni services.