Resources for High School Students

Information on Special Borrower Card

Patrons who are not associated with the University of North Florida must complete the Application for Borrowing Privileges (available at the Thomas G. Carpenter Library Information Desk) in order to receive a Special Borrower Card.

As noted on the form, the following information must be provided:

  • Name

  • Birthdate

  • Email address

  • Street address

  • Phone number


Parking on Campus 

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.

Borrowing Library Materials

With this card, you can check out 10 items for 2 weeks

  • Most library materials circulate for the borrower-specific period cited in the above chart.

  • Some items (e.g., special loan materials within the collection, reserve items, media) do not circulate or circulate for shorter periods.

  • Borrowers are responsible for returning materials on or before the due date.


  • Materials may be renewed at the Carpenter Library or using the online renewal service.

  • Exceptions

    • Items requested by, and recalled for, another borrower.

    • Items for which renewals are not allowed.

NOTE: An overdue item will prevent the use of the online renewal service.



Thomas G. Carpenter Library

1 UNF Drive

Jacksonville, FL 32224

Phone: 904-620-2615

Text: 904-507-4122

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Library Vision

The Carpenter Library aspires to be the intellectual center of its community, to foster innovations that lead to the discovery of knowledge, and to further the research and scholarly endeavors of its users.

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