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Associate Membership Scheme: Current prices and How to Renew

Associate Personal Membership - Annual fees (including VAT)

QUB graduate                           £69

Recent QUB Graduates            £54   

All other personal applicants   £120

All QUB Graduates must include Year Graduated and Subject Studied on their Online Application Form to avail of the appropriate rate.  The recent QUB Graduates rate applies to those who have completed their degree course and graduated from QUB within the last 6 months of applying.

Applicants who wish to take out associate membership should complete the online application form hereYou will then be contacted by the Associate Membership office, within 5 working days, with instructions on how to make the online payment for your membership.

To apply for membership please read the How To Apply section under the Membership categories tab.  

Please email any queries you might have to the Associate Membership Office at: librarymembership@qub.ac.uk.

How to Renew your Associate Personal Membership

Your membership has been extended with the months you had remaining on your membership, at the time of the suspension in 2020.  Please log in to your library account at Queen's Online (QOL) to see details of your account.

Your associate personal membership is renewable on an annual basis. The membership year starts from the date of application and members will receive an email from the Associate Membership team when their membership is due for renewal. If your library record is in order, you can renew your membership in the following ways:

  • Online Payment – a link to the QUB online payment facility will be included in your renewal notification email enabling you to pay online by debit or credit card

In order to renew your membership, please ensure the following:

- All outstanding fines on your record are paid.

- Overdue books are returned or renewed.

- You have advised the Associate Membership Office of any changes to your contact details e.g. new email or postal address.

Your library card will be revalidated once your record has been checked and your payment has been received.   

Please email any queries you might have to the Associate Membership Office at: librarymembership@qub.ac.uk.

Associate Corporate Membership - Annual fees

Corporate rate      £175.00 +  £35.00 VAT     £210

Charity rate             £87.50 + £17.50 VAT     £105

The charity rate is available to registered charities and the charity registration number must be quoted on the application form. 

Additional corporate or charity cards can be purchased at a reduced rate, currently £36 (£30 + VAT), each card must be registered against an individual authorised by the business.

For further details, contact the Associate Membership Office: librarymembership@qub.ac.uk

For details on how to apply, please refer to the How to Apply section under the Membership categories tab above.  

Please email any queries you might have to the Associate Membership Office at: librarymembership@qub.ac.uk.

How to Renew your Associate Corporate/Charity Membership

Your membership has been extended with the months you had remaining on your membership, at the time of the suspension in 2020.  Please log in to your library account through Queen's Online (QOL).  The username and password came in the letter you received with your library card.

The contact person on the Corporate Membership will be contacted by the Associate Membership Office in advance of the expiry date.  We will email you to before the expiry date to advise of the renewal cost.  If you decide to renew, the associate membership office will arrange for an invoice to be issued and you can provide us with a purchase order number if you need this to be included on the invoice. Outstanding charges/fines will be added to the renewal invoice.

If you decide not to renew your membership, please ensure all library books out on loan are returned before the expiry date of your membership. Please also pay any outstanding charges or fines on your record.

Please email any queries you might have to the Associate Membership Office at: librarymembership@qub.ac.uk.

Library Policies and Procedures Guidelines: these apply to all Associate Members; members of staff; students of the University; visitors and contractors and must be read before computer resources are used.

Library Policies and Regulations

All library members must comply with the Library Policies and Regulations as well as the Acceptable Use Guidance for Computer Resources and all Data and Information Security Policies.