University Libraries

All materials from the Library's circulating collections can be checked out at the Circulation Desk on the First Floor.

Borrowing Policies

  • Connection Cards are required to check out all materials
  • Loan period:
    Patron Loan Duration
    Students / Staff / Community 6 Weeks
    Faculty / Grads 6 Months
    Reserve Materials 4 Hours
    Summit / ILL 6 Weeks
    Video/DVD/CD 6 Days
  • Renewals: Renewals are allowed unless the item is requested by another patron. Summit items cannot be renewed.
  • Overdue Notices: Overdue notices are sent to campus email accounts.
  • Fines:
    • All materials are due on the date stamped in the front of the book.
    • $1.00 is charged each day.
    • After 28 days, patron is billed for a replacement plus a processing fee.
  • By checking out materials with your Connection Card, you agree to all regulations stated in the Circulation Policy.

Please read our Circulation Policy page.

Holds Policy

  • Books that are available in the stacks cannot be placed on hold.
  • Books that are checked out or missing can be placed on hold.
  • Held items can be picked up at the circulation desk.
  • Patrons will be notified of the arrival of held items via campus email.
  • If you need assistance, call the circulation desk, (509) 963-3682, and ask for a shift supervisor.

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