Is McFarlin Library open to the public?
Visitors are allowed one free visit per year for research and evaluation purposes. Individuals interested in further use of the library may apply for a Library Associate Membership. Memberships allow persons not affiliated with TU the opportunity to access McFarlin Library on an ongoing basis.
Please note that access and circulation privileges do not include media checkout, interlibrary loan, computer lab resources, or access to electronic databases. These services are restricted to current students, faculty, and staff.
Access Only - Free
Access + Circulation privileges - $65/year
See our alumni page for information about obtaining circulation privileges.
Memberships for students of other universities:
Access Only - $100/year
Access + Circulation privileges - $200/year
Please remember to submit a copy of your student ID when applying for privileges.
Memberships for individuals:
Access Only - $120/year
Access + Circulation privileges - $240/year
Members with circulation privileges may check out up to 10 books at a time. See McFarlin Library’s Fines page for information regarding our late return policies.
To apply for a library membership, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Department of Special Collections and University Archives is open to the public.
Entry into Special Collections is currently by appointment only.
Special Collections open Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. barring holiday closings.
For more information on accessing Special Collections, please check their website or call 918-631-2496.