Library Passport Program

The Library Passport Program is a fee-based service through which Mason Alumni and the general public may borrow circulating books from the University Libraries. The membership application for this program can be found here.


  • General Public: $150.00/year
  • Mason Alumni: $50.00/year


  • Must provide current photo ID in addition to a Passport membership card
    • or other ID showing eligibility
    • Passport membership is non-transferrable
  • Borrowing privileges only from Fenwick, Mason Square, or Mercer Libraries
    • InterCampus materials delivery is also available
  • 3 week loan period with one 3 week online renewal (per title)
    • Items may be recalled by the Libraries after 3 weeks
    • Items may be recalled immediately if needed for Course Reserves
  • Borrowers may have 10 items checked out at one time
  • Program member is responsible for payment of all financial obligations incurred (fines for overdue items, replacement costs for damaged or lost materials, etc.).
  • All other Circulation Policies apply (except as otherwise stated above)


  • ONLY circulating items may be borrowed. Reference books, media, periodicals, government documents, microforms and items on course reserve may not be borrowed.
  • NO borrowing privileges at the Mason Law School Library
  • NO Interlibrary Loan services nor borrowing through the Washington Research Library Consortium
  • NO additional access to online resources or the university's network (e.g., wireless). Membership grants only borrowing privileges.