The membership of the library is open to all registered students of the University of Jaffna and all Members of the university staff, irrespective of their grades.

Staff or students of other universities and any other outsiders wish to use the library must obtain written permission from the librarian.

The academic staff members, administrative staff members, non-academic staff members, under graduate students, and postgraduate students are eligible to use the library and borrow books.

The librarian at his/her discretion may give permission to bonafied to scholar to read in the library,
for short period. No person may make regular use of the library unless she/he is registered herself/himself as a reader.

Eligible members need to fill the relevant registration forms to get their membership.