The RALC pass provides limited reciprocal borrowing privileges for active/enrolled students, faculty and staff in good standing of member libraries (listed below). Borrowers must abide by all policies of the lending library, including loan periods, fines, and replacement charges. Students must obtain a pass/card at their home library in order to borrow from another RALC institution. Faculty and staff need only show their IDs. If you would like to learn more about RALC, visit their website:


As defined by Appendix A of the RALC By-Laws, the members of RALC consist of:

  • J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College
  • John Tyler Community College
  • Library of Virginia
  • Randolph-Macon College
  • Union Theological Seminary and Presbyterian School of Christian Education
  • Richard Bland College
  • University of Richmond
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Virginia State University
  • Virginia Union University