Frequently Asked Questions


Question: What is the checkout time for books and media?


Link to the official policy for checkout times

Patron Category Loan Period Max Items Media Allowed ILL Services?
USF Undergraduates 60 Days 50 Yes Yes
USF Graduate Students Semester End 100 Yes Yes
USF Faculty 6 Months 200 Yes Yes
USF Adjunct Faculty Semester End 200 Yes Yes
USF Staff 6 Weeks 50 Yes Yes
Guest Borrowers 3 Weeks 5 No No
SUS Undergraduates 30 Days 20 Yes Yes
SUS Graduate Students Semester End 35 Yes Yes
SUS Faculty 6 Months 100 Yes Yes
SUS Adjunct Faculty Semester End 50 Yes Yes
SUS Staff 6 Weeks 20 Yes Yes
Community College Students 3 Weeks 5 No No
Community College Faculty 3 Weeks 20 See Note* No
USF Alumni Association 3 Weeks 5 No No
AP/IB Students 3 Weeks 5 No No
non USF patrons 3 Weeks 5 No No
*NOTE: Only Eckerd and SPC Faculty are allowed to check out media.
Items with Fixed Due Dates:
Recreational Reading – 4 weeks; No renewal.
Audiobooks on CD – 3 weeks;
Media – 1 week;
Thumb Drives – 1 week;
Laptops – 3 hours;
Study Room Keys – 3 hours
Note: Laptops, Study Room Keys, and Thumb Drives are only available to USF faculty, staff, and students.
Please Note: Recall Due Dates take precedence over all loan periods/due dates.;
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Last edited on September 4, 2013