Free Services


Free Access 24 hours a day & 7 days a week to:

  • Over 5,000 Magazines, Journals & Newspapers
  • Encyclopedias
  • Electronic Books
  • Opposing Viewpoints
  • MLA or APA Citation Software
  • Literature: Biographies and Literary Criticism

Also, free access during Library hours to:

  • Research assistance at the Library Reference Desk
  • Internet access from Library computers.
  • Free wireless access from your laptop.

Please note regarding free wireless access:

  • Current students, faculty, and staff receive free Wi-Fi with authentication.
    • Current students authenticate with myGateway ID and Password.
    • Current faculty and staff authenticate with myGateway ID and password OR Campus Active Directory (AD) username and password.
  • General Public/Guests
    • Guests may request “Guest Access” to our Cypress Wi-Fi with the following limitations:
    • Access is for two hours per request.
    • Limited to two requests within a 7-day period.
    • Campus Policy on “Guest Access” could change or be modified at any time.

Available to Students, Faculty, & Staff

  • Free access to Library databases with your Student ID number or Banner ID number.
  • Textbook Reserve Collection: textbooks available for two-hour use in the Library.
  • Group study rooms.