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Circulation

Phone: 845 437-5760 E-mail: circulation@vassar.edu

Loan Periods and Policies

Limits On Number Of Items That Can Be Borrowed

Students/
Staff 
Faculty, Administrators,
Trustees, Language Fellows,  Emeriti
Faculty/
Student Assistants
Faculty/
Administrator Spouse
Guest Borrowers (Special Borrowers, Alums),
Faculty/Staff Children

Summer Programs
Participants

 

100

 

250 100 100 30 10

 

 

Loan Periods By Type of Material and Borrower

 

Material Type
Students/
Staff
Seniors
Faculty, Administrators,
Trustees, Language Fellows,  Emeriti
Faculty
Assistants
Faculty/
Administrator Spouse
Special Borrowers, Alums,
Faculty/Staff Children

Summer Programs
Participants
Circulating Books 30 days
1 renewal 

Semester loan

1 renewal

1 year
Fixed due date at beginning of June.

6 renewals  

1 year
Fixed due date at end of May. 1 renewal

1 year

Fixed due date at beginning of June

1 renewal

30 days
1 renewal
2 weeks
Unlimited renewals while card is valid
Browsing Books 3 weeks
1 renewal
3 weeks
1 renewal

 

3 weeks

1 renewal

 

3 weeks
1 renewal
3 weeks
1 renewal
3 weeks
 
3 weeks
1 renewal 
Kindles       3 weeks
1 renewal
3 weeks
1 renewal

3 weeks
1 renewal

NA NA NA NA
Reference/
Special Collections
In-house use only In-house use only In-house use only In-house use only In-house use only In-house use only In-house use only
Periodicals In-house use only In-house use only 2 weeks In-house use only In-house use only In-house use only In-house use only
Videos and
DVDs

(Not Reserve)

3 days

1 renewal

3 days

1 renewal

1 week

1 renewal

3 days

1 renewal

1 week

1 renewal

1 day 1 day
Keys In house use only. Must be returned before closing on day checked out. In house use only. Must be returned before closing on day checked out. In house use only. Must be returned before closing on day checked out. In house use only. Must be returned before closing on day checked out. In house use only. Must be returned before closing on day checked out. NA NA
For Music Library loan periods, see Loan Periods (Music Library).

* Books taken out in fall can be renewed for spring semester. 

See Reserves  for loan periods for reserve materials and computer equipment.   

See Interlibrary Loan for interlibrary loan borrowing policies.

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