Circulation & Borrowing

Students

Material Type Loan Period Amount Fines* Renewals
Books 28 days Limit 50 No daily fines; fees at 40 days overdue 3 renewals
DVDs/Videos/CDs/LPs 7 days Limit 5  No daily fines; fees at 7 days overdue No renewals
Current Magazines/Journals 7 days Limit 5 No daily fines; feed at 7 days overdue No renewals
Equipment 3 hours Limit 2 $1 fine per hour or fraction thereof for first 23 hours; fees at 24th hour No renewals
Reserve Items 2, 3, or 24 hours Limit 2 $1 fine per hour or fraction thereof for first 23 hours; fees at 24th hour No renewals

*Lost, damaged, or extremely overdue items charged $80 replacement fee and $10 non-refundable processing fine per item. Checkouts blocked when fines reach $50.

Faculty

Material Type Loan Period Amount Fines* Renewals
Books 90 days Limit 70
(Emeriti limit 10)
No daily fines; fees at 40 days overdue 3 renewals
New books 28 days Limit 70 No daily fines; fees at 40 days overdue 3 renewals
DVDs/Videos/CDs/LPs 7 days Limit 5  No daily fines; fees at 7 days overdue No renewals
Current Magazines/Journals 7 days Limit 5 No daily fines; fees at 7 days overdue No renewals
Equipment 3 hours Limit 2 $1 fine per hour or fraction thereof for first 23 hours; fees at 24th hour No renewals
Reserve Items 2, 3, or 24 hours Limit 2 $1 fine per hour or fraction thereof for first 23 hours; fees at 24th hour No renewals

* Lost, damaged, or extremely overdue items charged $80 replacement fee that is refunded when the item is returned. 

Staff

Material Type Loan Period Amount Renewals
Books 28 days Limit 70 No daily fines; fees at 40 days overdue 3 renewals
DVDs/Videos /CDs/LPs 7 days Limit 5  No daily fines; fees at 7 days overdue No renewals
Current Magazines/Journals 7 days Limit 5 No daily fines; fees at 7 days overdue No renewals
Equipment 3 hours Limit 2 $1 fine per hour or fraction thereof for first 23 hours; fees at 24th hour No renewals
Reserve Items 2, 3, or 24 hours Limit 2 $1 fine per hour or fraction thereof for first 23 hours; fees at 24th hour No renewals

* Lost, damaged, or extremely overdue items charged $80 replacement fee that is refunded when the item is returned.

Alumnae, please see Alumnae Services.

Borrowing Guidelines

Questions? circadmin@mills.edu