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Alumni Help: Home

Welcome University of Manitoba Alumni!

The University of Manitoba Libraries is pleased to continue offering an array of services to graduates of the University of Manitoba.

Please note that during this time all University of Manitoba Libraries are CLOSED to Alumni patrons due to COVID-19.  We apologize for any inconvenience. Visit our Library homepage for news and updates:

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Off-Campus Databases Alumni Can Use

Reference Managers

Copying & Downloading Help

Alumni Relations

Get Your FREE UML Library Card

1.  Contact Alumni Relations to obtain your Alumni number:

Phone: 204-474-9946  
Toll Free: 1-800-668-4908  
Fax: 204-474-7627

2.a -  For Alumni who graduated after December 31, 2014, login to SignUM using your UMnetID:

  • Select “Request Access” – press “Request for Self” option that appears.
  • From the list of categories, add “Libraries” to your cart.
  • Under "Justification" add your Alumni Number.
  • Go to “Next” and submit the request.
  • Allow up to 24 hours for account to activate.

Account renewal: You will receive an email when your account is up for renewal. You will need to login to SignUM to and re-accept the usage agreement annually for your account to stay active.

2.b - For Alumni who graduated prior to 2015:

To obtain your Alumni Library account:

Account renewal: You will receive an email when your account is up for renewal. You will need to contact us via email, or visit any UM Library in person for us to renew your access. This must be done annually.

3.  Your Alumni number:

  • Upon visiting a UM Library to loan out materials, give the circulation staff your Alumni number to be added to your account if you have not done so via email.

A few things to know regarding your UM Alumni Library account:

- If claimed through SignUM you will use your UM ID card as your Alumni card.

- If claimed through SignUM your UM email address will stay active indefinitely.

* If you do not know your UMnetID and password, contact the IST department at: 204-474-8600 for assistance.

UM Libraries Alumni Services

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Lindsay Trybell
222F Machray Hall
Sciences & Technology Library
University of Manitoba
(204) 474-7440