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Jessie Ball duPont Library

Library Policies

A resource to library policies about materials and computer use.

Book Loan Periods and Renewal

Patron Type Loan Period
Undergraduates 25 items-6 weeks
Seminarians 50 items-16 weeks
D.Min. Students(ADP) 1 year
School of Letters Students 25 items-6 weeks
Faculty (except Visiting Faculty) Extended
Visiting Faculty 50 items-16 weeks
University Staff 25 items-16 weeks
St. Andrew’s-Sewanee 25 items-5 weeks
Community Members 25 items-5 weeks

Books in the Fooshee browsing collection circulate for 5 weeks for all patrons.

Members of the Friends of the Library get an additional week for books and 3 extra days for videos.

Renewing Books:

  • Up to 2 times (except for conference participants) in person, over the phone, or online if the books are not overdue.

  • Books that have been requested by another patron (hold/recalled), items on reserve, CDs, and videos may not be renewed.