Designate a Faculty Runner

Faculty may designate a currently enrolled student or staff member to borrow library material in their name.  **Please note the Faculty member will need to request items with their own Wiscard ID number for any material (Interlibrary Loan, UW System and Madison items) to be picked up by their runner.

To designate a faculty runner, please fill out the following form, or download it in PDF form, fill it out, and send it to the Circulation Office.

All fields are required.

  • This should be 11 digits, from their Wiscard, including the Issue Code
  • I authorize the above named person to charge books out from the campus libraries on my behalf. I agree to take full responsibility for all overdue/lost/damage fees that may be assessed on items charged out on the proxy account. I understand that this proxy relationship exists in perpetuity unless I specifically request that the proxy relationship be cancelled.
  • phone, email, or both
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Completed forms may be submitted online from this page, sent via email to, through campus mail to Dineen Grow, Memorial Library Room 170, or faxed to (608) 262-2568.

A note about proxy policy

A faculty runner will present their own UW-Madison ID at the circulation desk and state that they are a proxy for “name of the faculty.”