Important notes for CREATE! users

Online reservation of CREATE! service is unavailable (except 3D Printing). Please contact our staff at the IT Help Desk for assistance upon your arrival. In order to maintain a safe and pleasant environment, the CREATE! room can accommodate a maximum of 4 persons at a time only. Hence, we may allow the core user who made the reservation for entrance only.


Application / Renewals Method

Applications (for alumni without Alumni Cards)

All alumni members must apply for CityU Alumni Card (issued by the Alumni Relations Office, ARO) before subscribing to and paying for Library Alumni Services. Holders of valid Alumni Cards may then apply/renew library service options. Please follow these steps:

  1. Submit all applications online.
  2. Visit ARO’s website to obtain CityU Alumni Card.
  3. Log in with your EID and password. Then follow online instructions.

Renewals of Subscription to Library Services

  1. Subscription to library services is annual. Renewals are also submitted online.
  2. Log into AIMS with your EID and password.
  3. Alumni members, who have already obtained valid CityU Alumni Cards, need to pay for library services only.
  4. Then, under the tab “Alumni Services”, click “Alumni Library Service”.
  5. Follow the online instructions to select a service package (either as a Borrower or a Reader), and to submit payment.


  • Note that a valid Alumni Card grants your access to the University campus. Subscription to the use of library services requires additional payment.
  • Alumni are also offered free services. You will be automatically entitled to 12-month free Alumni e-Resources Service if:
    1. Update or confirm the Employment/Further Studies Information record, AND/OR
    2. Update the Personal Data For Communication record.
    3. The use of free e-Resources does not include access to the Library in person.