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HCC credit students and employees: You must register for an HCC ID, which is also your library card. There is no cost, but to replace a lost student card is $15.
HCC noncredit students: You may be eligible for a CET Student or a Clinical ID if you are enrolled in an eligible class. If you are not enrolled in an eligible class, you may be eligible to register for free as a Community Borrower. ID eligible students should bring their H numbers.
Community Borrowers: Maryland residents are eligible to register for a HCC library card for free. You must present proof of identification, as listed below, with a Maryland address. You must be 18 years or older.
If you do not reside in Maryland, you may still be eligible for an HCC Community Borrower library card if you fall within any of the following four exceptions:
HCC Youth Library Card: Youth between the ages of 13-17 years may obtain an HCC library card with the consent of a parent or legal guardian and if they reside in Maryland. The parent or legal guardian must be eligible for a library card as a Community Borrower, HCC Employee, or HCC Student. Both the parent and child must complete a consent form.
You will need to provide one of the following as proof of identification. (Credit students: You will also need your Student ID Number/H Number.)
Please visit the Circulation Desk located on the second floor of the Library and present a photo ID that verifies your name, address and age (see What document(s) do I need to register...). You will be asked to fill out a registration form. NOTE: ID/Library cards are available ONLY until 1/2 hour before closing.
As of December 15, 2017, you no longer need your library card number to access our research databases from off-campus. You will need to enter your HCC Username and Password.
Off-campus access is available only to current HCC credit students and HCC faculty and staff.
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