Welcome Back!

Even after you leave us, you’ll still need access to the professional literature that supports your career. We’ve got that covered, too!


All Boston University alumni are welcome to borrow circulating library materials in-person from any BU Library, including the BU School of Theology Library. This borrowing privilege lasts a lifetime. Once your account has been set up, you are able to borrow books for 28 days at a time, with up to two renewals, unless the item is recalled.

To set up an Alumni borrowing account, please present a valid photo ID and an alumni card at the School of Theology Library Circulation Desk. Alumni cards can be printed online from the benefits page of the Alumni section of the BU website.

At Home

Even from home, BU alumni have access to countless resources to assist, including:

New! Dissertations Online

If you wrote a dissertation or thesis project for your BU STH degree, we have been reaching out to alums about gaining dissertation rights. Click on our Dissertation Rights form to find out more about how BU would like to preserve your work digitally and make a copy of your dissertation available online in our OpenBU repository to support scholars around the world.