Can I check out materials even if I’m a guest and not part of the Trinity community?
Coates Library is private, but always open to the public. Off-campus patrons who are ineligible for any of the below programs are still welcome to use our materials and resources “in-house”.
Faculty, staff, students, and patrons of institutions that participate in Texas' statewide TexShare card program
- may borrow up to four books at one time, for a period of four weeks, by presenting personal institutional
- identification along with a valid TexShare card.
- Graduates of
- Associates and Business Affiliates
- Individuals and institutions who participate in business arrangements with the University and/or who help to support the mission of the University are eligible to receive Associate/Business Affiliate Library cards. Requests for this privilege should be made through the Development Office (210) 999-7415.