Services for alumni

Find out about the services available to LSE alumni through LSE Library

We provide all LSE graduates with life-long access to LSE Library, plus much more. 

Benefits for LSE alumni

LSE alumni can enjoy free, life-long access to LSE Library.

Opening hours vary throughout the year so check our website for hours before your visit.

Alumni can use the building 8am until 12 midnight.

Other benefits include: 

Access to our collections


  • there are dedicated alumni PCs on the 1st floor
  • you can register with the Cloud to use WiFi on your device
  • use eduroam if you are from an institution that is a member
  • you can use a variety of study spaces within the Library 

How to get alumni membership of LSE Library

Once you have registered with LSE Alumni online, please login and fill out the form to request membership of LSE Library.

You will receive an email (normally within 5 to 10 days) to let you know when a membership card is available for you to pick up. 

If you need to access the Library before this then simply show Library staff the confirmation email from your application.


Stay in touch and connect with LSE Library

If you'd like to stay in touch with us or find out more about our collections and exhibitions then follow us on Facebook or Twitter.

You can also explore some of our events and resources that often prove popular with alumni, such as: 

Contact us

If you have any questions or would like to know more then don't hesitate to get in touch by email, call us on 020 7955 7229 or come and see us at the Enquiry Desk.