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Circulation Policies

Library materials may be borrowed by registered patrons – students, faculty, administrative staff, alumni, and guests — and may be renewed three times as long as they are not overdue or requested by another patron.


  • Circulate for six weeks at a time
  • Overdues: $0.25 per day per book after a three-day grace period


Audio-visuals (CDs, DVDs, VHS tapes)

  • Circulate for two weeks (14 days) at a time
  • Overdues: $1.00 per day per item; no grace period


Reserve Materials

  • Circulate for two hours at a time
  • May be checked out overnight after the last class of the day 
  • Must be returned by 9:00 a.m. of the following day that the Library is open
  • May be checked out for the weekend on Friday at 3:00 p.m. and must be returned the following Monday by 9:00 a.m.
  • Overdues: $0.25 per hour per item from the time they are due


Interlibrary loan

  • Due dates and renewal periods are determined by the lending library.


Reference books, periodicals, and Special Collection materials do not circulate, but may be used in the library.