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ID Policy

Kelvin Smith Library requires all users, both CWRU affiliates and visitors, 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.

Visitors and Alumni

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

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

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