WVU Faculty/Staff Proxy Authorization

This proxy form allows WVU faculty and staff members to authorize currently enrolled students or family members to check out materials on their library account.

Faculty or staff members must provide their WVU ID number and an expiration date for their authorization of students. Eligible family members are spouses and children up to the age of 21. Library staff will call or email faculty or staff members to verify their request. Authorization will only be granted after the library receives confirmation from the faculty or staff member.

Faculty or Staff Member Information

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Proxy Information

You must complete either the student information or family member information.

Student Information

Family Member Information

Effective Dates for Authorization

When would you like authorization to begin?

When would you like authorization to expire?

Proxy authorization for minor family members ends when they turn 18 years of age.

Please allow 72 hours to process your application

Terms and Conditions

Please read carefully.

The holder of the proxy card is entitled to check out books on the undersigned account.

The WVU faculty/staff member granting authorization accepts full responsibility for all materials checked out to his or her account via the proxy card. This includes, but is not limited to, overdue fines, recall fines, and lost book charges.

The proxy card is valid until:

  • For Students: the expiration date submitted by the faculty member on this form
  • For Minor Family Members: the minor's 21st birthday
  • For Spouses: the library is notified of any changes

For persons under 18 years of age: The WVU Libraries do not control information available over the internet and are not responsible for its content. All library users should be aware that Internet sites may contain offensive or controversial material. Parents or legal guardians of minors are responsible for monitoring the library activities of their minor children. Users at workstations within the WVU Libraries are in public spaces and are expected to show consideration for others.