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ID Policy

Kelvin Smith Library requires all users, both CWRU affiliates and guests, to present a valid photo ID at the Welcome Desk in order to enter the building.

Current CWRU, CIA, and CIM Students, Staff, and Faculty

Scan your current CWRU, CIA, or CIM ID at the Welcome Desk to access Kelvin Smith Library 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, during the regular semester hours.

Non-Affiliated Guest of the Library

We accept the following forms of current photo identification during Visitor Access Hours:

  • Driver's License
  • State ID
  • Passport
  • Institutional ID card, such as a university ID card, University Hospital badge, etc.

After Visitor Access Hours end, only current CWRU, CIA, and CIM students, staff, and faculty are permitted inside the library.