Thomas G. Carpenter Library
1 UNF Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32224
Temporarily suspended for Special Borrowers and Alumni per UNF’s COVID-19 policies.
UNF Alumni and community members are welcome at the Thomas G. Carpenter Library and may use most resources and services free of charge while onsite. Visitors are required to present an official photo ID before entering the building.
To obtain a Special Borrower's Card, the general public must complete an Application for Borrowing Privileges and make payment at the Thomas G. Carpenter Library Information Desk.
|Cost||# of items||Loan Period||Remote Access||ILL Services|
|UNF Alumni||$35/year*||10||2 weeks||No||No|
|General Public||$50/year*||10||2 weeks||No||No|
|Retired Faculty||Free||10||2 weeks||No||No|
|OLLI Member||Free||10||2 weeks||No||No|
|State Colleges/Universities of Florida Students, Faculty, Staff||Free||10||3 weeks||No||No|
|*Check or money order payable to UNF only.|
How to Get a Library Card
Borrowing Library Materials
NOTE: An overdue item will prevent use of the online renewal service.
Visitors to the library are required to have a virtual parking permit Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. No permit is required from 5 p.m. Friday through 7 a.m. Monday unless there is a special event on campus.
Daily Virtual Permits can be purchased through Pay-by-Plate kiosks located around campus and at the Parking Information booths (the first building on the right when entering the I-295 or Kernan Boulevard campus entrance). Visitors with a daily permit may park in spaces within Blue and Gray Lots, designated with Blue and Gray lot signs. These spaces are located in most surface lots, the Arena Garage (Garage 38; the Fine Arts Center Garage (Garage 44) and the 4th floor of Garage 44A. These are located on the campus map.
Make sure to park 'nose-in' so that your license plate is visible from the driving lane.
Contact Parking & Transportation Services for complete details on visitor parking.