Alumni Services

YCCECE alumni can continue to access the Library and use its facilities after graduation. Three types of alumni packages are available:

Type of Packages Annual Fee Alumni Card Fee Access the Library In-person Borrowing Privileges Remote Access to Selected E-resources
Reader card Free Not required (Alumni can use their expired YCCECE student ID card to enter the Library) Yes No No
Borrower card HK$200

- HK$50 smartcard issuing fee

- HK$500 caution money deposit

Yes Yes (see the loan table below) No
Borrower card (with remote access to selected e-resources)  HK$500 Yes Yes


Reader card

All YCCECE alumnus are welcome to use the Library in-person by presenting their expired YCCECE student ID card. Alumni can use the Library's desktop computers, photocopying and printing facilities.

Borrower card

This package is for alumni who wish to continue to borrow books from the Library in addition to using the Library in-person. The same as the Reader card, alumni in this category can use the Library's desktop computers, photocopying and printing facilities. Please contact the Library if you wish to apply for a Borrower Card.

Borrower card (with remote access to selected e-resources)

If remote access to e-resources is needed, this package includes both borrowing privileges and remote access to selected e-resources. Currently, only the EBSCO database is available for alumni access. Please contact the Library if you wish to apply for a Borrower Card with remote access to selected e-resources.

Loan Table for Borrower Card Holders

  Loan quota Loan period Renewal
General Collection 5 28 days 3 times
ECE Collection / Children Books 5 14 days
AV / Special Collection 1 28 days
Course Reserve N.A. N.A. N.A.
Periodicals (Back issue) 1 7 days 1 time
Periodicals (Latest Issue) / Reference N.A. N.A. N.A.
Laptop N.A. N.A. N.A.


Use of Photocopying & Printing Facilities

Alumni who wish to make photocopy or printing at the Library can purchase print quota using their Octopus card.

Use of Desktop Computers at the Library

A guest login account can be provided to alumni who wish to use desktop computers at the Library.