Library Access

Alumni Access

Due to contractual agreements, access to the Health Sciences library's electronic resources is limited to onsite use. The library welcomes all Loyola University alumni from the Health Sciences and Lakeside campuses. Alumni are advised to contact to schedule a visit during staffed hours.

  • Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 7:00pm
  • Friday: 8:30am - 5:00pm

Emeriti Access

Emeriti faculty enjoy a wide range of Health Sciences Library services. For full information please consult the Faculty Handbook. Emeriti faculty are advised to contact to schedule a visit to the Health Sciences Library during staffed hours.

  • Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 7:00pm
  • Friday: 8:30am - 5:00pm

Access Privileges during Non-Staffed Hours

After-hours access to the Vincent J. Galante, M.D. Information Commons and the library's Quiet Study room is limited to Health Sciences campus current students, faculty, and staff. Your Loyola Health Sciences campus and Loyola University Medical Center ID badge will provide swipe access at the main entrance of the Stritch School of Medicine or the Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing.

Electronic Resource Access

Access to the Health Sciences Library's digital collections is with your UVID or portal ID - the same ID/password you use to login to the network or your email account. You will be required to login each time you access a resource from the library's online collection.

Electronic Resource Access and Registration for Nursing and Distance Students

Students from the Loyola Health Sciences campus Bioethics, Public Health and graduate nursing programs will need to register for access. The registration is simple and quick. Please follow the steps below to register.

  • Complete the brief, one-time, registration form.
  • Registration requests are processed during staffed hours, Monday - Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
  • Once the registration is processed you will receive an email with a link for you to create your own password.

Questions about Health Sciences Library access?

  • Call: 708-216-9192
  • Email:

Vincent J. Galante, M.D. Information Commons: Open 24/7

Library staff available: Mon-Thurs: 8:30am-7:00pm
Fri: 8:30am-5:00pm

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