Visit the LRCs
The LRCs are currently closed to all external visitors, including SCONUL Access members and Alumni
Please see our LRC opening hours page for the latest information.Find out more
We welcome visitors to our Learning Resources Centres (LRCs), which are open for reference use of the University's library collections of printed books.
Temporary login accounts are also available to visitors to access online journals and other learning resources.
Get your day pass
- Ask at the LRC Security Desk for a Visitor Day Pass. Please bring photo ID and proof of your current address.
Different types of visitors
Herts graduates and recipients of other University of Hertfordshire educational awards automatically become UH Alumni.
If you hold an University of Hertfordshire Alumni Card you can use this as your proof of ID to get free access during visitor hours to the LRCs.
Download our Alumni use of learning resources guide for details.
Business visitors and members of the public
If you're from a business or a member of the public, please apply for a Visitor Day Pass to access our LRCs.
If you're a prospective student, we'd love you to visit the LRCs on a University Open Days and at other times by applying for a Visitor Day Pass on arrival.
We welcome groups of visitors by pre-arrangement. Please address your enquiry to: Library and Computing Services SBU Office, University of Hertfordshire, College Lane, Hatfield, Herts, AL10 9AB or send us an email.
Specific visitor and service arrangements
We welcome external visitors to the University of Hertfordshire who are studying at member institutions or have specific requests, including:
- research visitors using the Fransella PCP Collection.
- students from other SCONUL Access member institutions.
- users of eduroam for network access.
- returning books by post
While visiting, you can access free WiFi provided by The Cloud. Select 'The Cloud' from the available network list, open your browser, press refresh and then follow the on screen instructions that will appear.
Please note that all visitors to the University's Learning Resources Centres have to comply with University regulations for their use.