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UNC Charlotte New Student Resources

Welcome to Atkins Library

As a new Niner, you have access to an exciting range of spaces, services, and collections that will support your academic and personal growth at UNC Charlotte. We invite you to spend time in Atkins Library during your first year! Grab a cup of coffee at Starbucks, conduct research with our impressive collections, create something new in Area 49, or relax with a new book in a cozy alcove on the second floor. While finding your home at UNC Charlotte, find your spot at Atkins Library!

Don't Forget Your 49er Card!

Your 49er ID Card serves as your library card and should always be brought with you to Atkins Library. Your 49er Card will allow you to

  • check out materials such as books, laptops, study room supplies, and materials from our service desks
  • access the library building late at night during the fall and spring semesters
  • print and copy

If you do not yet have your 49er Card, contact the 49er Card Office by email ( or phone 704-687-7337. More information on how to obtain your 49er Card can be found on the 49er Card Office website.

Image sourced from 49er Card Office website

You can also use your Mobile ID for all of the same functions in the library! More information about getting your 49er Mobile ID can be found on the 49er Mobile ID website.

Screenshot of 49er Mobile ID

Image sourced from 49er Mobile ID website