Proxy Accounts

What is it?

ASU students, faculty and staff  may authorize another individual, as proxy, to use their Library account to transact library business in their name. 

Community card borrowers are not eligible for this service. 

How to apply

To apply for a proxy account, print the application form or pick up a form at the Information & Check Out Desk at any campus library.  Complete the form and return it to the Information & Check Out Desk.  
Application Form (PDF)

Conditions and agreements

It is important to remember the following conditions when requesting this service:

  • The named individual has your permission to use your library account to transact library business in your name.
  • You are responsible for all library materials checked out using your ASU Library account.  This includes proper return to one of the ASU Library and any fines incurred.
  • Proxies must present their own photo ID card and indicate that they are borrowing materials under Proxy at time of checkout.

The status of all proxies is reviewed annually in May.  Proxy status for all Teaching Assistants expires in May.  To renew submit a new form.

You may authorize someone who is not a designated proxy to check out library materials with your ASU ID card.  To do so, please have them present their own photo ID, your ASU ID and a signed, dated, written permission from you.

Please contact the Circulation Department at or 480-965-3605 with any questions.