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Essential Library Information for Off Campus & Online Students: Set Yourself Up

STEP 2. Obtain your student card

A student card is created for you at enrolment.
We will take your photo for you and print you out a student card. This card is also your library card.

If you lose your card or need a replacement contact us at the Student Hub or the library and we will help.

student: Mona Lisa

STEP 3. Note this essential information

Your Library password is your date of birth backwards 


You can use your library password to:

access our resources online/off campus

Place reservations & renew your loans online

Check your library record


STEP 4. Validate your library membership & obtain your library password (PIN)

To validate your library membership:

  • Contact any of the Melbourne Polytechnic campus libraries
  • Off-campus students may make contact by phone, email, or chat
  • Advise library staff that you wish to setup your library membership
  • Returning students must re-validate their library membership when restarting study
  • Your default library pin is your date of birth in the format yyyymmdd
  • ‚ÄčYou may wish to test your new library password by going to the Library login screen

STEP 5. Note this essential information

Your Student Portal Password will help you:


Find Information about your course

Access Library Resources 

Check your student email

view your assessment results

Check you timetable