School - Year 11 & 12 - Step Up

Step Up is a University of Tasmania Library program for Tasmanian Year 11 and 12 students.  The Step Up program provides an introduction for school students to the University environment and is offered in partnership with Tasmanian Schools.

List of partner schools

Note: If you are a Year 11/12 student who is already enrolled in the UTAS College Program, then you will already have access to the UTAS Library and therefore do not need to sign up for the Step Up Program.

To join

Students and Staff affiliated with a partner school are welcome to join as a Step Up Borrower for free.

Complete the application form (PDF 635KB) ensuring that you:

  • Provide your school email address (not hotmail, gmail, yahoo etc)
  • Nominate a four digit Library PIN
  • Read the Library Rules attached
  • Print and sign your completed form, and have it authorised by your School Librarian
  • Your School Librarian will scan and email your application to the UTAS Library
  • Cost: No fee charged

Note to School Librarians:  Please email group or multiple registrations 5 working days in advance of students coming to use the Library.

Step Up Borrowers can:

  • Request items to borrow from any UTAS Library
  • Use current School ID card to borrow items from any UTAS Library
  • Request a scan of a chapter, extract or article from a print item
  • Access some electronic resources when visiting the Library in person
  • Access an online  Subject Guide
  • Obtain a reusable photocopy card at the desk, scanning is available in some libraries
  • Get help from UTAS Library staff

Step Up Borrowers can't:

  • Access electronic resources off campus
  • Borrow 2 hour and 24 hour Reserve items
  • Access Document Delivery Service, Bonus + or the Flexible Library Service
  • Access the internet and printing through the UTAS network

How many books can I borrow?

No. of items Loan period Renewals
25 28 days  3


By registering and signing your application form you:

  • Accept the conditions described in Rule 101 Library Rules (PDF 47KB) and Ordinances (PDF 22.7KB)
  • Accept responsibility for costs for replacing or repairing library items lost or damaged by you
  • Agree to advise us if you change your address
  • Agree to advise us of any change in circumstances to those that allowed your membership

Further information on borrowing

Information for School Librarians

For more information on Step Up borrowing and Library tours please contact:

Southern Schools
North and North West Schools

Kay Hughes
Senior Client Service Officer
Ph: 6226 2227


Prue Senior
Senior Client Service Officer
Ph: 6324 3276