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Library cards & TCards

image of a tcardThe TCard is your identification for academic purposes, and includes your photo, UTORid, student number, and a barcode.

Alumni and external researchers are able to use a U of T library card, rather than a TCard.

TCards are required to enter libraries such as Robarts and Gerstein.

Instructions on how to get your TCard are posted on the TCard Office website.

Get a TCard or a U of T library card  as a:

For information about borrowing privileges, fines, holds, and more, visit the Borrowing page.

To borrow from other Canadian university libraries, current U of T students, staff, and faculty may get an Inter-University Borrowing Program (IUBP) card.

Last update: September 22, 2021