Campus and library access for alumni

All alumni are able to visit College campuses and libraries for free with your King’s Connect profile page. Find out how to register for King’s Connect.

Campus access

All alumni may be accompanied by up to two guests, please present your King’s Connect profile page to the Security team (together with a form of photo ID e.g. passport, driving licence if there is no photo on your profile) at reception desks for access. To plan your visit ahead, please see our campuses’ website for further details.

Library access

All alumni are able to access all six of the College libraries for free -  including the magnificent Maughan Library on Chancery Lane. Please present your King’s Connect profile page to the Security team (together with a form of photo ID e.g. passport, driving licence if there is no photo on your profile) at library entrance for access. To plan your visit ahead, please see the library website for opening hours. Unfortunately, due to the library regulations, guests are not allowed.

Reference only membership is completely free and borrowing privileges are available for £60 per year or £30 for six months which entitles you to take out up to five 4-week loans. Find out more on the library website, please call +44(0)20 7848 4440 for all library enquiries.

If you possess an alumni library card, you can still use this to access the library for the time being, however all current alumni library cards will be deactivated on 20 August 2019. In line with the General Data Protection Regulation, the library advise all current alumni library card holders to safely dispose your cards after this date.

Sign up to King's Connect now, or contact the Alumni Office via email at forever@kcl.ac.uk or call +44(0)20 7848 3053.