Boston College Libraries

Conditions for Use

  • The faculty/staff member accepts full responsibility for all material checked by the proxy borrower, including any fines or lost book charges incurred.
  • Faculty/staff must have a library account in good standing in order to request or renew a proxy borrower. Any overdue recalls, lost books, etc. must be resolved before a proxy card can be issued.
  • A faculty/staff member may have multiple proxy borrowers at any one time.
  • If a faculty/staff member wishes to suspend or cancel access for a proxy, it is their responsibility to notify library staff.


Please complete all requested information, then click the "Submit Request" button. By doing so, you agree to the conditions of use outlined above. Once you submit the form, you can expect to receive an email notification within one business day that the proxy has been established. If you have further questions concerning Proxy Borrower Privileges, please contact Paul Bridden.

Request Proxy Borrower

Complete this form to enable another person to borrow materials on your behalf (excluding Inter-Library Loan). This person has access to your account for the purpose of borrowing library materials only.

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About you
About the borrower

Proxy borrowers with no current relationship with the University must contact Paul Bridden before a proxy can be established.