Students: Checkout guidelines

Like you, other students need access to the materials reserved for courses. Please be respectful of the checkout guidelines so that everyone in the class has the opportunity to access the material.


  • Availability: first-come, first-serve.
    If someone has checked out course reserve materials you need, check PolyCat for information about when it is due.
  • Checkout durations: vary from 1 hour to 2 days
    Checkout durations are determined by the instructor.


  • DO NOT put items in the return bins outside the library or at the Circulation desk
  • Please hand the materials directly to the student at the desk


  • $1 per hour up to a maximum of $50 per item.
  • No grace period
  • Fines begin immediately after the due time and accrue 24 hours a day