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Contact us - Library

For help with a variety of enquiries you can contact the Library by:



  Teesside University Library

Check our opening hours

Telephone 01642 335019 (Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm)

Feedback on our services

Urgent help and support for mental health

Your Teesside University Smart Card (TUSC)

You can collect your first TUSC when you enrol.  This may be at the early enrolment event, over Welcome Weekend or in your School during Welcome Week.

Your TUSC allows you to:

  • Borrow and renew books - you will need your User name and PIN to do this
  • Access to University buildings and the Library
  • To use the MyPrint/photocopying system in the Library and around campus
  • To make cashless payments at catering outlets throughout campus
  • Use as a form of Identification

Access to your Library account is via your University User name e.g. X1234567 and 4 digit PIN, for information on how to set up or change your PIN click on the link below.



The MyTUSC services page enables you to select TUSC related actions such as cancel or replace a lost TUSC, add funds to Cashless catering or MyPrint.

Please Note: you should have set your security details and PIN at MyLogin before performing any actions.

What is my PIN?

You need a PIN to borrow items from the library, to renew and reserve items online via My Account. You can set up your own PIN or re-set an existing PIN by logging on at: MyLogin.

Select the option to Manage Password & Security Details and follow the onscreen instructions.

IT User name & Password

Your IT User name and password given to you by your school enables you to:

  • Log into PCs on campus
  • Access online databases and journals off campus (see link below)
  • Access your student email account

You can register your security details for password recovery, change your password and create your PIN using the MyLogin link below.

MyMail (Email)

Your student email address is the official University communication channel, your Library notifications will be sent to this address. The following link gives more information.


You will need to register for MyPrint by visiting and selecting the 'Register for MyPrint' option. You can top up your MyPrint credit here (min £1, max £250) using a valid credit/debit card or PayPal account, you will need your Student ID and date of birth.


Printers in the Library

Printers are located throughout the Library as follows:

Ground floor - 1 colour (A3) and 1 mono printer

Floor 1 - 1 colour (A3) on The Curve side of the building & 3 mono printers on the SU side.

Floor 2 -  colour (A3) on The Curve side of the building & 3 mono printers on the SU side.

Postgraduate space - 1 mono printer

For more information see the link below.