Contact Us

Lorna Rourke
519-884-8111 x 28271
Deb Addesso
Library Associate
519-884-8111 x 28240


01 Aug, 2021
10:30 am
15 Aug, 2021
10:30 am
Image of a student picking a book from Library stack

The St. Jerome’s University Library is currently closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and there is no access to our physical collections.  Please contact staff by email for assistance at

Get a Library Card
Your University of Waterloo WatCard serves as your library card, and can be used to borrow library materials, print, photocopy, and scan.
Please use this link for information about Library borrower cards and accounts.
Your Library Account
Students, faculty, and staff can access their library account by logging in using their WatIAM user identification and password. 
Community borrowers can sign in using their 14-digit bar code number as their user identification and click reset your password before logging into their account for the first time.
New faculty, staff, and postdoctoral fellows will need to activate their library card before they can use it.
Logging into your library account will enable you to:
  • access online resources and services via the library catalogue
  • see which books you have checked out and when they are due
  • renew books
  • renew periodicals
  • place requests
  • view any outstanding fines
  • adjust your personal display profile
  • view and re-run your saved searches
Borrowing and Renewing

The SJU Library is currently closed, with no access to our physical library materials.  


The University of Waterloo Library is offering a “Book Pickup at Porter” service, which provides patrons with the opportunity to borrow books from the Dana Porter, Davis, and Witer (Optometry) Libraries. Books must be requested online and picked up at a designated time.  It is also possible to request a digitized chapter or excerpt from a print book.  


Please use this link to find out more information. 


Fines and Overdues

Fines are assessed for overdue recalled materials, course reserves, and special loans.


Please use this link for more information.  


Course Reserves

To access your course reserves list of readings, please connect to our course reserves page.


All course reserves materials are available electronically. Please contact our Library Associate Deb Addesso if you have questions about St. Jerome’s University reserves materials.

Photocopying, Scanning and Printing

These services are currently unavailable at the St. Jerome’s and University of Waterloo Libraries.

Recommend an item
Recommend an item for purchase

If there is an item that is not in the Library at St. Jerome’s University, please do not hesitate to fill out the "Request item for purchase" form! Suggestions will be evaluated by the Librarian according to our Collection Development Policy.


Library Quick Links

Your Library Account

Interlibrary Loans