Alumni & Community


Alumni Borrowers: graduates of Mohawk College certificate, graduate certificate, diploma, collaborative degree and applied degree programs.

Community Borrowers: local area residents and visitors to Mohawk College for events and workshops.

Alumni Borrowers

Download the free Alumni Perks app to apply for a Mohawk Alumni Perks account. Once your Perks account has been approved by the Alumni Department, visit any Library Customer Service Desk or send an email to askcirc@mohawkcollege.ca to update/create your Library Account.

Note: Allow 24 hours for your Perks account to be verified and approved. 

The barcode in the Perks app is your Library account number. You will be assigned a temporary password which you can change when you login to your account for the first time. 

Available

Not Available

  • Borrowing Reserve & High Demand items
  • Self Checkouts
  • Off-site access to the Library's licensed databases
  • Interlibrary Loans
  • Group Space Reservations

To borrow items from the collection, present your virtual Perks card within the Perks app at the Customer Service Desk. A maximum of six items can be borrowed at a time.

To place a hold on an item, perform a search in the Library Catalogue. Once you have found an item that you would like to borrow, follow the instructions on the Holds & Requests page to complete the process.

Alumni must visit the IT Service Desk to receive temporary login credentials in order to use the computers in the Library. 

Alumni are permitted to use Library computers during non-peak times for extended periods. During peak times, you may be asked to log off for students in need of a computer for academic purposes.

To change your temporary password, go to the Library Catalogue and click on the Account Login button. Enter your Perks number in the Mohawk ID field, the password provided by Library staff, and click the Log in button. 

example of logging into the library catalogue

Click on the Personal Information tab and click on the Change link. 

example of where to change a password in the library catalogue

In the Current Password field, enter a new password and click the Submit button. 

example of where to enter a new password in the library catalogue

Community Borrowers

Members of the local community can register for a Library account to borrow items from the collection. To create an account, visit any Library Customer Service Desk and present one piece of Photo ID to confirm your home address. The fee for a one year Community borrower card is $30.

Note: Only cash payments can be accepted at this time.

You will be given a Library Card and assigned a temporary password which you can change when you login to your account for the first time. 

Available

Not Available

  • Borrowing Reserve & High Demand items
  • Off-site access to the library's licensed databases
  • Interlibrary Loans
  • Group Space Reservations

To borrow items from the collection, present your Library Card at the Customer Service Desk. A maximum of six items can be borrowed at a time.

To place a hold on an item, perform a search in the Library Catalogue. Once you have found an item that you would like to borrow, follow the instructions on the Holds & Requests page to complete the process.

Community Borrowers must visit the Customer Service Desk to receive temporary login credentials in order to use the computers in the Library. 

Community Borrowers are permitted to use Library Computers during non-peak times for a limit of 1 hour. During peak times, you may be asked to log off for students in need of a computer for academic purposes.

To change your password, go to the Library Catalogue and click on the Account Login button. Enter your Library Account number in the Mohawk ID field, your current password and click the Log in button. 

example of logging into the library catalogue

Click on the Personal Information tab and click on the Change link. 

example of where to change a password in the library catalogue

In the Current Password field, enter a new password and click the Submit button. 

example of where to enter a new password in the library catalogue

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