When sponsored by an ISU department or an ISU employee, non-ISU employees can purchase an Affiliate ISUCard for $15 annually. Learn what you need to get an Affiliate ISUCard from the ISUCard office.
Privileges for Affiliates
- You can check out up to 500 items.
- Items are due at the end of the academic year (unless recalled).
- You do not have remote access to library databases unless you have an active ISU Net-ID. Information about sponsored Net-IDs is available from ISU Information Technology.
Common groups often sponsored for Affiliate status
Members of these groups must have a sponsored Affiliate ISUCard by an ISU department
- USDA locations in Ames, including the National Animal Disease Center and the National Laboratory for Agriculture and the Environment
- ISU Research Park
- Iowa State Center