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Student Borrowing

Borrowing Policies

  • Loan Periods
  • Student group

    Loan period


     4 weeks


     4 weeks


     2 weeks

     Certificate Program

     2 weeks

     Landscape Institute Students

     2 weeks

     Continuing Education* (non-certificate)

     2 weeks


     2 weeks

     Online Education Students

     See Online Education Borrowing

*Continuing Education students must submit a $50 refundable deposit in order to borrow library materials during the current semester.

**Alumni may pay a $65 annual fee plus a $65 refundable deposit per annum to borrow library materials.

  • Borrowing Limits and Renewals
    • Students may have up to 15 items checked out at a time.
    • An item be renewed multiple times (up to the end of the current semester) unless there is a hold or recall request for that item.
  • Overdue Charges
    • The Library can only accept cash payments for overdue charges.
    • Overdue items - $0.10 per day.
    • Overdue recalled items - $1.00 per day.
    • Maximum overdue charge per item - $10
    • Lost items
    • Students with $10.00 or more in overdue charges are blocked from renewing or checking out more materials until these charges are paid.          
  • Registration and Graduation Blocks
    • Library materials must be returned at the end of each semester and prior to graduation.
    • Students with $10.00 or more in overdue charges or any overdue library materials are blocked from registering for classes or graduating until these charges are paid and all library materials are returned.
    • Thesis students who need to keep materials past the end of the current semester must contact the Associate Library Director with their request prior to the end of the semester. Otherwise, overdue charges may apply.
    • For more information see Library Policies.