LibraryAboutPoliciesBorrowing Periods

At Fairfield University, we have 3 types of borrowers:

Fairfield University Students

Unlimited item borrowing, except reserves (2 items).

Audio (CD, music or spoken word) 28 Days (no renewals)
Books (All items except Popular Reading) 28 Days
Books (Popular Reading) 28 Days (no renewals)
Center for Academic Excellence (CAE) in Library Use
Computer Media (CD-ROM, DVD-ROM) 28 Days
Equipment (power cords and miscellaneous computer accessories) 4 Hours
Kits and 3D objects 28 Days
Laptop and iPad 4 Hours in Library
Microforms in Library Use
Reserve, in house 4 Hours in Library
Reserve, overnight overnight, due at 10:30 am
Reserve, 3 day 3 Days, due at 10:30 am
Reserve, 7 day 7 Days, due at 10:30 am
Video (DVD, VHS) 28 Days (no renewals)

Faculty & Staff

Includes full-time faculty and staff, including retired personnel, adjunct faculty (during semester they teach), current members of the Fairfield Jesuit Community, Fairfield Prep faculty and staff.

Unlimited item borrowing, except reserves (2 items).

A longer circulation period may be granted to faculty upon request.

Audio (CD, music or spoken word) 28 Days (no renewals)
Books (All items except Popular Reading) 120 Days
Books (Popular Reading) 28 Days (no renewals)
Center for Academic Excellence (CAE) 90 Days
Computer Media (CD-ROM, DVD-ROM) 28 Days
Equipment (power cords and miscellaneous computer accessories) 4 Hours
Kits and 3D objects 28 Days
Laptop and iPad 4 Hours in Library
Microforms in Library Use
Reserve, in house 4 Hours in Library
Reserve, overnight Overnight
Reserve, 3 day 3 Days
Reserve, 7 day 7 Days
Video (DVD, VHS) 28 Days (no renewals)

Others

Includes Prep Students (junior & senior), Community borrowers, Alumni, and guest card carriers

Ten (10) items can be borrowed at a time for Alumni, all others may borrow four (4).

Audio (CD, music or spoken word) 28 Days (no renewals)
Books (All items except Popular Reading) 28 Days
Books (Popular Reading) non-circulating
Center for Academic Excellence (CAE) non-circulating
Computer Media (CD-ROM, DVD-ROM) 28 Days
Equipment (power cords and miscellaneous computer accessories) 4 Hours
Kits and 3D objects non-circulating (Alum - 28 Days)
Laptop and iPad non-circulating
Microforms in Library Use
Reserve, in house non-circulating
Reserve, overnight non-circulating
Reserve, 3 day non-circulating
Reserve, 7 day non-circulating
Video (DVD, VHS) 28 Days (no renewals)

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