Loan Periods

Main Collection Materials

Patron type # of items allowed Loan period Renewals
Faculty unlimited Due at the end of Spring semester
Faculty, part time unlimited Due at end of current semeter
Student unlimited 3 weeks 2
Staff unlimited 3 weeks 2
Alumni 15 3 weeks 1
TexShare 10 3 weeks 1
Town 10 3 weeks 1

Audiovisual materials

(can be checked out by Southwestern community only)
Videos and all other audiovisual materials check out for 7 days.

Reserve and Media Library materials
(can be checked out by Southwestern community only)
7, 3, or 1 day loan
2 hour in-library use
4 hour in-library use
Overnight use permitted for some 2-and 4-hour desk reserves. Items checked out overnight before library closing must be returned within one hour of opening the following morning.

You can renew most items online via Voyager’s My Account feature. Click here for a brief video tutorial on how to renew online. Please note: audiovisual equipment and reserve items cannot be renewed online.