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Queen Mary Alumni

Alumni Extra Card

Library Square located on our Mile End Campus

What is it?

The Alumni Extra Card enables you to continue your Queen Mary Library membership for reference purposes, as well as offering you discounted membership of Qmotion, Queen Mary’s health and fitness centre, and other benefits. 

What are the benefits*?

  • Reference* use of our campus libraries at Mile End, Whitechapel and West Smithfield 
  • Off-peak visitor access at Mile End Library from 6pm-midnight on weekdays and 8am-8pm on weekends. Visit the Library website for up-to-date information on opening hours and visitor guidelines.
  • Free Wi-Fi via QM-Visitor
  • Study space – walk-in and sit anywhere on the ground floor of the Mile End library and selected seats on the ground floor and basement of our Whitechapel library. You can book study space, including individual study space, via the Welcome Desk or by telephone or email. Visit the Library website to find out how to get in touch.  
  • Discounted rates at Qmotion Health and Fitness Centre, Queen Mary’s on-site gym on our Mile End campus. Visit the Qmotion website for opening hours and current rates. 
  • Access to the Senior Common Room (by prior arrangement). Email to arrange access in advance. 
  • 10% off conference and holiday room bookings on campus. Contact for more information.

*This information is correct at the time of writing and the Department of Development and Alumni Engagement cannot be held liable for any change or withdrawal of any benefits and services.

Other things to note

  • Please note that you are advised to continue using your Student Card to access the Library until it formally expires (see the expiry month on your card). You will be able to use your Alumni Extra Card once your Student Card expires.
  • The Alumni Extra Card does not have an expiry date; it gives you ongoing access to Queen Mary libraries (for reference purposes only). 
  • The benefits of the Alumni Extra Card may change from time to time and will be updated on this webpage.
  • The Alumni Extra Card is non-transferable and remains the property of the Department of Development and Alumni Engagement at Queen Mary University of London. We reserve the right to withdraw the card and to change our Terms and Conditions** and any of the benefits associated with the card at any time with immediate effect and without notification.

**Email for a copy of our Terms and Conditions. 

How to apply?

Alumni Extra Cards are only available to order online and will be sent out to you by post. 
If you would like to register for an Alumni Extra Card, please apply online. Once you have completed the online application, please remember to email a passport-style photo of yourself as a JPEG attachment to Your Alumni Extra Card cannot be processed without a photo. 
Upon receipt of your payment and digital photograph, your Alumni Extra Card will be processed and posted out to you at the earliest opportunity. Please ensure you state your up-to-date postal address on your online application form. 
For further information, including processing times, please email  

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