The following types of Cougar Cards are available in the Media Library:
Current Cougar Card prices

Student Cards

  • Student
    This category is used for all currently enrolled CSUSM students.
  • Nursing Student (Nurse Refresher Student)
    This category is used for students who are in the Nursing program.

Faculty Cards

  • Faculty
    This category is used for all currently employed professors.
  • Nurse Faculty
    This category is for Nurse Faculty who are teaching in the Nursing Program.
  • Teaching Associate
    This category is used for students who are employed by the campus as a Teaching Associate.
  • For non-current CSUSM Faculty or current non-CSUSM Faculty please see below under Other Cards

Staff Cards

  • Staff
    This category is used for all currently employed staff.
  • Foundation
    This category is for Foundation staff.

Administrator Cards

  • Administrator
    This category is for administrators and includes the President, Provost, Associate and Assistant Vice Presidents, Deans, Directors and Assistant Directors.
  • Emergency
    Emergency ID cards are given to administrators who hold positions of responsibility in case of a campus emergency.

Other Cards

  • Emeritus
    This category is for Emeritus faculty. Library privileges for holders of this card never expire.
  • CSUFaculty
    This category is for certain faculty from other CSUs who need Library Services.  Their eligibility is determined at the 3rd floor check out desk.
  • Visiting Scholar
    This category is used for professors who are visiting the campus for an extended amount of time.