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Patron & Item Loan Periods

OSU faculty, graduate students, special grads, post-bacc undergrads and staff are eligible to have up to 500 items on loan at a time, OSU undergraduates 250 items and Oregon Card/OSU Alumni may have up to 25 items out at a time.

General Collection

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

  • determined by lender

Restricted Collections

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

  • Blue Light Lamps
    • 3 hours, renewal based on availability
  • Bound Journals
    • 7 days. Renewal 7 days and max. 28 days.
  • Calculators
    • 6 hours, renewal based on availability
  • CDs
    • General Collection - 30 days. Renewal 30 days and max.120 days.
  • Computer Adaptors
    • 6 hours, renewal based on availability
  • Course Reserves
    • 3 hours or 2 days, renewal based on availability
  • DVD's, VHS
    • 1 week. Renewal 1 week and max 2 weeks.
  • 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
    • 14 days, no renewal
  • Laptops (OSU students, staff & faculty)
    • 6 hours, renewal based on availability
  • Laptop Mice
    • 6 hours, renewal based on availability
  • Maps, print and CD
    • 21 days. Renewal 21 days and max. 84 days.
  • Magic Wands (portable scanners)
    • 3 hours, renewal based on availability
  • Nexus 7 Tablet
    • 6 hours, renewal based on availability
  • Nexus 10 Tablet
    • 7 days, renewal based on availability
  • Whiteboard Markers
    • 6 hours. Renewal based on availability

Building Resources

  • Group Study Rooms
    • 3 hours, renewal based on availability (undergraduate and staff); 6 hours, renewal based on availability (faculty and graduate students)
  • Lockers (non-OSU patrons 3-day locker use only)
    • 3 days, no renewal; 21 days, renewal based on availability; or 90 day rental for $10, renewal based on availability
  • Research Study Rooms (OSU faculty and doctoral students)
    • 90 days, renewal based on availability