McCormick Theological Seminary

Everyone is welcome to consult the Library’s print and electronic collections by visiting the Library.

Current faculty, students, and benefits eligible staff from the McCormick Theological Seminary are also eligible for:

Library accounts for new and current McCormick faculty, academics, students, and staff are created and updated automatically. If you believe your account has expired in error, please contact the ID & Privileges Office.

See our guide for LSTC and McCormick patrons for more information about using the Library.

Claim a UChicago CNetID

Before you get a UChicago Library Card, you need to claim a CNetID.

To claim a CNetID, you will need your ChicagoID number, which you will receive from McCormick.

You will use your CNetID and password to login to all UChicago Library services.

For assistance with claiming your CNetID, contact the ID & Privileges Office.

Getting a UChicago Library Card

To establish borrowing privileges, present a current government-issued photo ID to the ID & Privileges Office.

You may make an appointment to be issued a Library Card to save time.

Electronic Resources, Library Computers, & Wireless

Visitors may access the Library’s electronic resources while in Library buildings by using the University wireless network or Library computers.

Visitors need to present a current, government-issued photo ID to be issued credentials for the University wireless network or Library computers.

See Computers and Wireless for more information.

Services for Users with Disabilities

See Services for Users with Disabilities if you need assistance in accessing our collections.

Policies While Visiting the Library

We expect all users to abide by all Library policies, including those listed in Maintaining a Scholarly Environment.

The University of Chicago Library reserves the right to bar anyone from any or all parts of its premises. Disruptive or inappropriate behavior or any other violations of Library policies may result in suspension of visitor access.

The Library may limit visitor access during especially busy periods.