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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Information for Alumni

This guide details the library services and resources available to University of Illinois alumni.

Accessing Materials

Alumni may:

University of Illinois Alumni & History

University Archives

The University Archives has a variety of student life and culture collections, exhibits, and resources. Doing research on your time here or the years when your grandparent was a student? Visit their website and plan a visit today!

Bronze Tablet Award

View the list of Bronze Tablet Award recipients from 1925 through the present by searching the University of Illinois Digital Image Collections Bronze Tablet Collection. You can also view the tablets in the North-South corridor of the first floor of the Main Library. The most recent tablets are installed the November after each May graduation. Inscription on the Bronze Tablets recognizes sustained academic achievement by undergraduate students, who must have at least a 3.5 cumulative grade point-average through the academic term prior to graduation and rank in the top three percent of the students in their graduating class to be included.

Library Tours

Are you interested in arranging a tour of the historic University Library building? Please visit our Library Tours website in order to contact the appropriate librarian.