OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Patron and Item Loan Periods

General Collection

  • OSU undergraduates and their affiliates, OSU retired, OSU alumni, Oregon Card program
    • 30 days. Renewal 30 days with a maximum of 120 days.
  • OSU faculty, graduate students, special graduates, post-bac undergraduates, OSU associates, staff and their affiliates; affiliate faculty / visiting scholar
    • 180 days. Renewal 6 months with a maximum of 2 years.

Summit Loans

OSU students, faculty, staff; visiting Summit patrons

  • 42 days, no renewal
  • special materials, 6 days, no renewal

InterLibrary Loans

OSU students, faculty, staff with a valid ONID

  • Due date is determined by lender

Other Collections

Collections with varied loan periods and may be limited to certain patron groups.

  • Blue Light Lamps
    • OSU students, faculty, and staff only
    • 1 week. Renewal based on availability. They will automatically renew if no one is waiting. 
  • Bound Journals
    • General Collection - 30 or 180 days. Renewal based on availability
  • Calculators
    • 6 hours, renewal based on availability
  • Computer Mice
    • 6 hours, renewal based on availability
  • CDs
    • General Collection - 30 or 180 days. Renewal based on availability.
  • Computer Adaptors
    • 6 hours, renewal based on availability
  • Course Reserves
    • 3 hours, 1 day, or 2 days at the instructor’s discretion, renewal based on availability
  • DVD's, VHS
    • 1 week. Renewals 3 times and max 28 days.
  • Flash Drives
    • 6 hours, renewal based on availability
  • Headphones
    • Noise Cancelling: 3 hours, renewal based on availability
    • All other: 6 hours, renewal based on availability
  • Kindles
    • OSU students, faculty, and staff only
    • 14 days, renewal based on availability
  • Laptops
    • OSU students, faculty, and staff only
    • For Summer Term Only: laptops check out for 7 days and automatically renew for up to 28 days. Renewal based on availability.
    • 6 hours, renewal based on availability
  • Maps, print and CD
    • General Collection - 30 or 180 days. Renewal based on availability.
  • Portable scanners
    • 6 hours, renewal based on availability
  • Nexus 7 Tablet
    • OSU students, faculty, and staff only
    • 2 weeks, renewal based on availability
  • Nexus 10 Tablet
    • OSU students, faculty, and staff only
    • 7 days, renewal based on availability
  • Whiteboard Markers
    • 6 hours, Renewal based on availability

Spaces

  • Group Study Rooms
    • Undergraduates and staff: up to 3 hours, based on availability. Renewal based on availability
    • Faculty and graduate students: up to 6 hours, based on availability. Renewal based on availability
  • Lockers (non-OSU patrons 3-day locker use only)
    • 3 days, no renewal
    • 21 days, renewal based on availability
    • 90 day rental for $10, renewal based on availability
  • Research Study Rooms (OSU faculty and doctoral students)
    • 90 days, renewal based on availability

Maxiumum Loans

Patron Type

500Faculty, Graduate Students, Special Graduates, Post-Bacc, Staff
250Undergraduates
25Oregon Residents, OSU Alumni