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Borrow Materials - Undergraduate Students
Please bring items for checkout to the Circulation desk, located on the first floor of the library. Your U Card is your borrowing card, but you may use any photo ID to check out materials.
For your convenience, we will automatically renew loans of three days or longer until items reach their final renewal date. Regular books checked out to a UMD undergraduate reach their end renewal date 6 months after checkout. Best Sellers reach their end date 8 weeks after checkout. You must return materials by the final due date to avoid overdue fines.
We won't be able to renew items that have been requested by other users.
Materials loaned for shorter terms, such as course reserve items, do not have the automatic renewal feature. They must be returned by the time due.
Check My Account
Check your library account for due dates and to renew materials by logging in to "My Account" with your UMD username and password. Or you can stop by the Circulation desk or call 218-726-6120 during library open hours.
To request renewal of items borrowed through interlibrary loan, log in to your Interlibrary Loan (ILL) account.
Renewal periods are limited. Contact us if you need help or have questions about renewing.
If books or journals become more than 30 days overdue, you will be billed a replacement charge of $100 plus a processing fee of $15. Items on short-term loan will be billed as lost even before they become 30 days overdue.
For information about fines, see Paying Fines and Fees.
LOAN PERIODS FOR UMD UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS
|Archival Materials||Use inside library|
|Audio Books||Four weeks|
|Best Sellers||Four weeks|
|Children's Literature||Thirteen weeks|
|Course Reserve Items||Three hours or one day|
|DVDs / VHS||Three days|
|Government Documents||Thirteen weeks|
|Group Study Rooms||Three hours per day|
|Interlibrary Loan Materials||Loan period varies depending on lending institution|
|Maps||Use inside library|
|Media Cords||Three hours|
|Microfilm/Microfiche||Use inside library|
|Music CDs||One week|
|Reference Books||Use inside library|
|Reference Indexes||Use inside library|
|Restricted Tests||Use inside library|
|Special Collections||Use inside library|
|Teaching Materials||Thirteen weeks|
|VHS / DVDs||Three days|