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For Keio Alumni

Alumni of Keio University may use our libraries. Here are the options for entering libraries:

Year-Round Entry Pass for Alumni

Fee: 1,000 yen
Valid until: March 31 of the academic year in which the entry pass is issued
Issued to: Any alumnus of Keio University
Valid at: Mita, Hiyoshi, Shinanomachi, Science & Technology, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Shonan Fujisawa Media Centers
Services Available:

  • Reading and photocopying
    *For Shinanomachi: No self-photocopying is available. Please talk to a librarian.
  • Requesting from Yamanaka Book Depository
    *Provided at Mita and Shinanomachi only
  • Use of electronic journal titles provided for walk-in use
    *For Mita: You may access specific electronic journal titles from the designated PC on the 3rd floor; 500 yen for 30 minutes of use.
    *For Sci&Tech: You may ask a librarian for printouts of the articles included in the electronic journals; there are no PCs available to visitors and alumni.
  • Reference services

Issued at: Mita, Hiyoshi, Shinanomachi and Shonan Fujisawa Media Centers
Items Required for Issuance: Personal identification such as a driver's license or a health insurance card
*Fee would be waived if you have a Keio University Credit Card.
*In case of loss or damage of the entry pass, you need to pay another 1,000 yen to get a new one.

Library Membership Card for Alumni *only for those meeting certain criteria

Fee: 6,000 yen for 6-month, 12,000 yen for one-year membership
Valid for: 6 months or a year from the date of issue
Issued to: Keio alumni who meet either of the following requirements:

  • Those who currently work as faculty members, either full-time or part-time, at other universities, colleges or research institutes
  • Those who meet the doctoral degree requirements at Keio University, being expected to submit a doctoral dissertation within 3 years

Valid at: Mita, Hiyoshi, Shinanomachi, Science & Technology, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Shonan Fujisawa Media Centers
Services Available:

  • Reading and photocopying
    *Shinanomachi: No self-photocopying is available. Please talk to a librarian.
  • Borrowing library items held by Mita, Hiyoshi, Sci&Tech, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Shonan Fujisawa Media Centers. Please note that Shinanomachi Media Center is not included.
  • Requesting from Yamanaka Book Depository
  • Use of electronic journal titles provided for walk-in use
    *Mita: You may access electronic journals from a designated PC on the 3rd floor; 500 yen for 30 minutes of use.
    *Sci&Tech: You may ask a librarian for printouts of articles included in electronic journals; there are no PCs available to visitors and alumni.)
  • Reference services

Issued at: Mita Media Center only
Items Required for Issuance:

  • Personal identification such as a driver's license or a health insurance card
  • If you are a faculty member of other university or institution, you are required to bring your faculty ID issued at your workplace as well.
  • If you meet the doctoral degree requirements at Keio University, you are required to bring an application form with the signature of your supervising professor at Keio University. The application form is available at Main Counter on the 1st floor of Mita Media Center.
Services NOT Available to General Alumni
  • Borrowing
    *Only the alumni with Library Membership Card have borrowing privileges.
  • Signing in to My Library on KOSMOS
    *Only those who have borrowing privileges may use the function.
  • Requesting library items from other Keio University libraries or universities/institutions outside Keio
    *Book delivery request from Yamanaka Book Depository is accepted exceptionally.
    *The alumni who have Library Membership Card may request items from other Keio University libraries where they have borrowing privileges at.
  • Requesting photocopies to send to your home
  • Requesting a letter of introduction
  • Use of campus network and PCs except for KOSMOS terminals and the designated PC for accessing electronic journals
  • Accessing databases and elecronic books that are licensed to Keio University

Entry Pass for a Specific Keio University Library

Mita Media Center (Keio University Library)

One-Day Entry Pass for Alumni
Fee: 100 yen
Valid for: The day of issue only
Issued to: Any alumnus of Keio University
Valid at: Mita Media Center only
Services Available: Same as round-year entry pass

Shinanomachi Media Center (Kitasato Memorial Medical Library)

Local Library Card
Fee: Free of charge
Issued to: Sanshikai members, Kobaikai members, Graduate School of Medicine alumni, Graduate School of Health Management Mita-kai members
Valid at: Shinanomachi Media Center and Library of Nursing and Medical Care only
Services Available: Please refer to Shinanomachi Media Center website for details.

Shonan Fujisawa Media Center

Local Library Card
Fee: 1,000 yen
Issued to: Any alumnus of Keio University
Valid at: Shonan Fujisawa Media Center only
Sevices Available: Please refer to Shonan Fujisawa Media Center website for details.

Library of Nursing and Medical Care

Local Library Card
Fee: Free of charge
Issued to: Kobaikai members, Graduate School of Health Management Mita-kai members, Sanshikai members, Graduate School of Medicine alumni
Valid at: Shinanomachi Media Center, Library of Nursing and Medical Care only

Services Available: Please refer to Library of Nursing and Medical Care website for details.

Media Center for Pharmaceutical Sciences

Local Library Card
Fee: Free of charge
Issued to: Any alumnus of Keio University, or Kyoritsu University of Pharmacy
Valid at: Media Center for Pharmaceutical Sciences only
Services Available: Please refer to Media Center for Pharmaceutical Sciences website for details.

Kyoseikan Library

Kyoseikan Library does not require any entry pass or membership card. The alumni of Graduate Schools of Business Administration (KBS), System Design & Management (SDM), and Media Design (KMD) are required to bring their personal identification instead. The alumni of other graduate schools or faculties need to bring their personal identification along with a letter of introduction issued at Keio University Libraries, including Hiyoshi Library. For details, please refer to Kyoseikan Library website.