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Library Loan Periods

Item Type Loan Period Item Limits Number Renewals Overdue Fines
Undergraduate Students
Books/Gov. Documents 21 days 99 3 None
Juvenile Books 21 days 99 3 None
MelCat Loan 21 days 50 1 $1.00 per day*
Videos (DVD/VHS) 7 days 10 3 None
Reserves varies (generally 2 hours) 4 1 varies
Study Rooms 4 hours 1 2 (0 if others waiting) $15 per hour**
Laptop Computers 4 hours 1 1 $15.00 per hour**
Graduate Students
Books/Gov. Documents 56 days 99 3 None
Juvenile Books 21 days 99 3 None
MelCat Loan 21 days 50 1 $1.00 per day*
Videos (DVD/VHS) 7 days 10 3 None
Reserves varies (generally 2 hours) 4 1 varies
Study Rooms 4 hours 1 2 (0 if others waiting) $15.00 per hour**
Laptop Computers 4 hours 1 1 $15.00 per hour**
Faculty and Staff
Books/Gov. Documents 180 days 99 3 None
Juvenile Books 21 days 99 3 None
MelCat Loan 21 days 50 1 $1.00 per day*
Videos (DVD/VHS) 7 days 10 3 None
Reserves varies (generally 2 hours) 4 1 varies
Study Rooms 4 hours 1 2 (0 if others waiting) $15.00 per hour**
Laptop Computers 4 hours 1 1 $15.00 per hour**


* Three day grace period. Fines accrue during grace period.
** 30 minute grace period. Fines do not accrue during grace period.

Overdue notices are sent as a courtesy to your Ferris email account. It is the borrower's responsibility to check this account for such notices.



Approved by FLITE Advisory Council in June 2012