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Borrow/Renew I Computer Use Printing I Test Proctor Service I WiFi Access

Guests may check out books from our collection if they have a valid library card from a local library. Loan periods are four weeks for books and sound recordings, and one week for DVDs, videos, and board games. Augustana alumni, Library Associates members, and ELCA clergy may request a courtesy library card for borrowing purposes. Current members of the Center for Western Studies may be issued a "CWS Member Library Card" which will be honored at the Mikkelsen Library. CWS will honor Augustana ID cards for students, faculty, and staff for items in the CWS book collection that circulate.

Computer Use

Desktop computers are available for guest use. Use is restricted to one hour and users must adhere to our computer use policies.  Please sign in upon arrival at the library.


The cost for printing or photocopying is five cents per page.

Test Proctor Service 

Mikkelsen Library provides proctoring services without charge. The proctor policy articulates the procedures for professors and students. Ginger Konz ( - 605.274.4921) is the library’s coordinator of proctoring services. Any full-time library staff member may serve as the proctor. Professors must complete the Proctor Request Form before students can schedule exam times. There is no designated enclosed area for testing. Students will be seated near the staff area, but library staff will only provide occasional monitoring. After the Proctor Request Form has been received, students can arrange the test time by e-mailing Students may not begin an exam within 90 minutes of the library closing. The library doors will be locked after 6pm and will require a key card to access the library Monday - Thursday. Visiting students should call the library to gain access to the building if they have scheduled to take their exam after 6pm.

WiFi Access

If you are a guest on campus, connect to wireless SSID/Network Name: University Guest.   Launch a web browser and go to Accept the conditions to be connected to WiFi.