Access to GZU Libraries


Great Zimbabwe University Library reflects the rapid growth rate of the University, both in physical provision and in the range, format and volumes of Library resources acquired in support of evolving academic and research programmes. Currently the Library operates from five locations, namely City Campus Library (Bradburn Street), Mashava Campus Library, Herbert Chitepo Law School Library, Nehanda Centre for Gender and Cultural Studies Resource Centre, and Bernard Chidzero Graduate School of Business Resource Centre.



The Library primarily serves the Great Zimbabwe University community which comprise of students (conventional and non-conventional), staff (academic, administrative, support staff, visiting staff and affiliate researchers) and members of the University Council. The Library also allows external individuals or organizations to join the Library as Approved Readers upon payment of subscription fees. Duration of membership varies with the subscription selected.


Access to Library Services

Upon payment of required tuition fees and registration with the Admissions Office, a student is automatically registered with the Library.Entry to the Library and borrowing privileges to print resources is upon production of a valid student identification card.