Graduate Theological Union Library

The Graduate Theological Union Library maintains a cooperative collection development policy with the UC Berkeley Library and provides for the sharing of collecting responsibilities for various aspects of religious studies between the two institutions. This consortium library unites the holdings of nine seminaries. Collection strengths include Christian denominations, theology, practical theology, the Bible, church history and new American religious movements. Collections are available for use by UC Berkeley students with some restrictions. 

This library is wheelchair accessible.




Graduate Theological Union Library exterior
Graduate Theological Union Library
2400 Ridge Road
Berkeley, CA 94709

This library is wheelchair accessible.

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GTU member schools, UC Berkeley, and Zaytuna communities

You will need a school photo ID to enter the library. GTU students and faculty, please contact your registrar if you have never had a school ID. If you had an ID and lost it, please email for a replacement. All library patrons will need to sign in at the door.

Community borrowers, ATLA reciprocal borrowers, alumni, and other cardholders

You will need a GTU library card to enter the library as of March 2022. If you think your card is expired, chat a librarian. We can renew your account online and you can pay with a credit card. Don't have a card? You can get one at the library, or we can start the process via chat.

Chat a librarian if you have questions about which card is right for you. Read more about access and borrowing privileges. See more visiting information on our site.