Renewal and Return Policies

To find out when an item is due, check your library account and your interlibrary loan account. Most books may be renewed using your library account. You cannot renew videos.

Richard J. Daley Library, Chicago

Note: If you are faculty and you need to show a video in class or add it to your course reserves, email lib-res@uic.edu or call 312-996-2719.
Undergraduate students Graduate students Faculty & Academic Staff Non-academic Staff Alumni
Books 16 weeks 16 weeks 16 weeks 16 weeks 4 weeks
Course reserves Depends on the material (2 hours, 1 or 3 days) Depends on the material (2 hours, 1 or 3 days) Depends on the material (2 hours, 1 or 3 days) Depends on the material (2 hours, 1 or 3 days) Depends on the material (2 hours, 1 or 3 days)
Bound journals 4 weeks 4 weeks 4 weeks 4 weeks 4 weeks
Government documents 16 weeks 16 weeks 16 weeks 16 weeks 4 weeks
DVDs 3 days 3 days 7 days (for classroom use) 3 days In-library use only
VHS 7 days 7 days 7 days 7 days In-library use only
CDs 30 days 30 days 30 days 30 days In-library use only
LP records 2 weeks 2 weeks 2 weeks 2 weeks In-library use only

Library of the Health Sciences, Chicago

Faculty, staff, students, alumni
Books 8 weeks
Course reserves Depends on the material (4 hours, or 1, 3 or 7 days).
Bound journals In-library use only
DVDs In-library use only, 2-4 hours

Library of the Health Sciences, Peoria

Faculty, staff, students, alumni
Books 8 weeks
Course reserves Depends on the material (2 hours, overnight, 3 or 7 days)
Bound journals 3 days
CDs, DVDs, Videos, LPs 4 weeks

Crawford Library of the Health Sciences, Rockford

Faculty, staff, students, alumni
Books 8 weeks
Course reserves Depends on the material ( 3, 7 or 30 days – some exceptions apply)
Bound journals 3 days
CDs, DVDs, Videos, LPs 4 weeks

Library of the Health Sciences, Urbana

Faculty, staff, students, alumni
Books 8 weeks
Course reserves Depends on the material (3 hours – some exceptions apply)
Bound journals In-library use only, except for photocopying (2 hours only)
CDs, DVDs, Videos, LPs 1 week