A range of benefits and services are available to University of Otago alumni, including continued use of the University library, discounts from participating businesses, and access to discounted short courses:

Alumni benefits and services

Library access

Alumni have access to the University library for physical borrowing. You will need to fill out the External Username/ID Card Access Request online form to get a graduate library card. Select "Otago Graduate / Retired Staff / ULANZ - Physical Library Borrowing" as the Application Type when completing the form, and this will autofill the form with Library details:

External Username/ID Card Access Request

Alumni also have access to the online library portal, using this external username to log in.

While alumni are not able to access online subscription journals, there are open access (free) online journals and databases.

Library borrowing and registration for Alumni
Open access databases and e-journals


You can also join an alumni group in your area, and stay connected with Otago alumni and friends. If you need to update your contact details, you can use our online form on the Alumni networks webpage:

Alumni networks

Last updated 19/10/2021 11.57 AM

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