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HLC Visit 2019: Public Access

This guide is for the Valpo Campus HLC visit in April 2019.

The Valparaiso Campus library provides access to computers, internet, study and meeting space to the public. The community is able to use the computer lab by signing up for a temporary account - Just In Time Account (JITA) - with the help of of Information Technology Department. 

The library computer lab has 18 PCs and three of the study rooms each have a computer, for  a total of 21 computers available for patron use. 

Community members are granted borrowing privileges if they request them. 

ALI Cards

Students, Faculty, and Staff from other ALI affiliated Colleges and Universities are granted borrowing privileges. 


You may be able to use other libraries' materials through the 'Reciprocal Borrowing' program. Reciprocal borrowing cards are available to faculty and students in good standing. Participating Academic Libraries of Indiana (ALI)include: Norte Dame University, Valparaiso University, Purdue University and many more!
Contact the library at 219-464-8514 ext. 3021 with questions.


Policies for Just In Time Accounts 

Just In Time Accounts (JITA) are guest accounts for the use of computers and printing and the follow policies apply to JITA creation: 

  • JITA will only be created for non Ivy Tech patrons
  • JITA will automatically expire after 24 hours
  • Information Technology Department will verify patron identity and set up account
  • Visitors under the age of 15 cannot sign up for a JITA

Library Use Policy

Community members can use their driver's license or other state ID to sign up for a community member library card.