Turnstiles at Green Library Effective Sunday, March 19, 2017, everyone entering the Green Library will be required to scan for entry and exit to the Green Library at the MM Campus. Persons affiliated with FIU will use their FIU One Cards for this purpose; all others must register with the Guest Services Attendant to be issued an entry card with a barcode for their use.

A valid government issued photo ID will be required to register. Non-FIU affiliated visitors will be given access for a limited length of time after which they will be required to re-register.

For a complete statement, see the Turnstile Policy section of our Building Use Policy.
Building Use Policy
Alumni, Visitor and Retiree
Services - when visiting one of the FIU Libraries, alumni may use the following:
  • Reference and research assistance at the Information & Research Desk
  • Borrowing books (use your FIU ID card).
  • Renew checked out items at the Circulation Desk.
  • Audio-Visual materials are available for check out, with some restrictions.
  • Use of Course Reserves materials, including electronic devices and group study rooms, is limited to currently enrolled students.
Equipment - When visiting one of the FIU Libraries, alumni may use the following:
More info:
  • Your FIU ID Card is your permanent library card. Please retain your FIU ID Card after graduation for use as an FIU Alumni.
  • There is no limit to the number of checkouts you may have at any time.
  • The Alumni loan period is 30 days regardless of previous status.
  • Renewals of 30 days are allowed unless there is a recall or hold request for the item.
FIU Alumni Association — Your Panther Network
Our purpose is to provide opportunities for FIU alumni, students, family and friends to support FIU’s key strategic initiatives which includes the the revitalization and expansion of financial resources, achieving academic excellence, enhancing research and creative initiatives, and engaging the community of FIU.
FIU Alumni Association — Your Panther Network
Services - available through the FIU Libraries
  • Reading, studying, and use of most library materials within the building during business hours
  • Use of tables and desks in Study Areas
  • Printing from computers and photocopiers
  • Use of computers for research--you may bring your laptop and have guest access to the Internet, though some levels of access may be limited
  • On-site Internet access (off-campus access to proprietary databases is available only for enrolled/registered students and employees of the university)
  • Reference and research assistance
  • Browse and use materials from most collections
Suggestions and Hints - things to remember when visiting the FIU Libraries
  • Library maps are available at the service desks
  • There is a charge for printing and photocopying
  • Access to the campuses is by bus, car, bicycle, or other motorized vehicle
  • If you are driving and parking on campus, parking is available in two ways: either by parking in a metered parking space--most visitors will require a minimum of two hours per visit; the second method is to use visitor parking, which is available in parking decks and open air parking lots (Purchase a parking pass from a vending machine in the parking areas and place it in the front window of your car, and if you have questions please contact the Department of Parking and Traffic)
  • There are bike racks outside the library (Bring your own lock)
Visiting Students

Visitors from High Schools and other higher education institutions are wecome at FIU. For more detailed information about your visit, please view our "High School Students & Non-FIU Students @FIULibraries" guide. This guide consists of resources and tools for non-FIU students researching on FIU campuses and off campus.

Visiting Students @FIULibraries

Important Information - other tips for a successful visit to the FIU Libraries
  • Food and refreshment are available on both campuses in several locations. Hours of operations vary by day and time of year. Vending machines are located on both campuses.
  • FIU is a non-smoking campus as of January 2011. Smoking is prohibited in all buildings, outside anywhere on campus, in vehicles, etc. Please comply and help the university provide a healthy environment.
  • Restroom facilities and water fountains are located on each floor.
  • Do not leave personal possessions unattended.
  • If you have questions during your visit, please ask a library staff member.
Services - what can you use at the FIU Libraries?
  • On-campus use of Library resources, databases, full-text resources, and most services
  • Intercampus Loan and Interlibrary Loan.
  • Borrowing books, most audio-visual materials.
  • Online renewal of materials.
  • In-Process requests.
  • Photocopiers and networked printers.
  • Off-site access to the library catalog, some databases, full-text resources.
  • Your FIU ID card is your permanent library card. Please retain this card after you have graduated/retired.
  • No limit to the number of checkouts.
  • Loan period of 120 days with renewals when possible.