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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.

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Alumni Relations

Get Your FREE UML Library Card

Get a FREE library card in 3 easy steps!

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:
     (See Step by Step instructions Here)

  • 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.


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

To obtain your Alumni Library account:

Your account and library information will be processed and emailed to you within 5 business days.


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.


Important information regarding your UM Alumni Library account:

- You will use your UM ID card as your Alumni card.

- Your UM email address will stay active indefinitely.

- You will need to login to SignUM and re-accept the usage agreement annually.

- You must allow approximately 24 hours for your account to be approved (Monday-Friday). Once approved, your account will take approximately 10 minutes to load into the system.

* 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