Become an Alumnus Member of UCT Libraries

Alumni who have graduated from the University of Cape Town may apply to UCT Libraries for a subscription lasting 6 months or a year.


R1000.00 for a year
R500.00 for 6 months


6 books may be borrowed at a time with a 7 day loan period - not renewable. Please note that access extends to the print collection only.

Access information for Alumni

Online Resources available to Alumni

As a UCT graduate, you now access some of our database resources. A large number of scholarly literature is now available for free, thanks to the ever growing Open Access movement, as well as various institutional digitisation projects.