Borrowing Library Materials

Loan Periods


Faculty, Staff
and Residents

and Graduate


*Services unavailable at the time

Main Collection Until last day of current semester 4 weeks 4 weeks Library use only
*In-Library Reserves 2 hours in library 2 hours in library 2 hours in library 2 hours in library with photo ID or credit card
*Overnight Reserves Until noon the following day Until noon the following day N/A N/A
Reference Library use only Library use only Library use only Library use only
Periodicals Library use only Library use only Library use only Library use only
CD-ROMs & DVDs 4 hours in library 4 hours in library 4 hours in library N/A

Library resources cannot be renewed by telephone. All renewal transactions must be carried out by logging in to your library account.

About the Reserve Collection

Reserve Materials

*For the duration of the COVID-19 crisis, no books or materials from the Reserve Collection will be allowed to leave the Library. If you are using Reserve Materials in the Library, please wash hands before and after use, and wear a mask and gloves while handling. Gloves will be provided.

  • Available for use 2 hours at a time within the library.
  • Additional copies of a book can be checked out overnight if reserved in advance (up to 6 days in advance between the hours of 8:00am and 9:30pm Monday-Friday).
  • Book reservations not picked up by 6:30pm are forfeited.
  • Books not available to be reserved for Saturday or Sunday pickup up, however, books available books may be checked out.
  • Reserve materials cannot be renewed.
  • Due dates cannot be waived for inclement weather or personal circumstances.

Overnight reserve book pick up/return schedule:



Monday after 4pm Tuesday by 12 noon
Tuesday after 4pm Wednesday by 12 noon
Wednesday after 4pm Thursday by 12 noon
Thursday after 4pm Friday by 12 noon
Friday after 3pm Monday by 12 noon
Saturday (anytime) Monday by 12 noon
Sunday (anytime) Monday by 12 noon

Fines and Fees

Lost items

  • Borrowers must pay the cost of replacing the item plus a $25 processing fee
  • Items that are out of print will be replaced by an item as equivalent as possible in content to the missing item

All fines must be paid by the end of the semester in which they are incurred. Students with outstanding fines will not be permitted to borrow materials until fines have been paid.