Library Card Information

Library Cards for Active Students

To access the library databases from off campus, you will need to log in using your Widener credentials (email address and password).

Need an ID Card?  IDs can be produced by the Office of Campus Safety located on the back side of Old Main during normal business hours.  Your ID photo can be taken by Campus Safety or you can upload a preferred photo in advance at


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.