Student Circulation Policies

Loan Periods

  • Most regular circulating items can be checked out for 42 days, except at the end of the term when a final due date may be established.
  • DVDs, maps, and journals all circulate for 7 days.
  • Tablet Circulation
  • Course Reserve items can be checked out for 4 hours or 24 hours (chosen by faculty).
  • Reference books and microfiche/film do not circulate.


  • Most items may be renewed unless they've been recalled.
  • There is a limit of 3 online renewals for regular circulating items and 1 online renewal for 7-day items.
  • Additional renewals must be requested in person.


  • Most items can be recalled at any time, if needed by another patron.
  • Recalled items must be returned by the due date printed on the recall notice.
  • 7-day items will be recalled without a reduced loan period.

Overdue / Lost Items

  • Library materials not returned by the third overdue notice will result in a block on your library privileges.
  • Further delays in returning library materials will result in each overdue item being billed at $125.


  • A request to search for a book not found in the stacks may be submitted in person at the Library Help Desk.