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Regent University - Library

Access Services: Borrowing Privileges

Find how to: obtain a library card, check out materials, reserve a study room, access remotely, request an item (interlibrary loan), obtain visitor privileges. Policies on: loan periods, returning items, overdue notices, replacement costs, and reserves.

Questions?

Have a question about checking out books?

call: (757) 352-4150

email: circ@regent.edu

 

Library Card

Your Regent University ID card serves as your library card. The Regent ID  allows check out of materials and remote access to the Library’s electronic resources.

Loan Periods, Limits, & Fines

 

Regent Patrons

 

PATRON TYPE

MATERIAL TYPES

LIMIT

CHECKOUT PERIOD1

RENEWALS2

FINES3

Master's Student - on campus

Books
AV
Reserves

50
5
3

60 Days
1 week
2hr, 4hr, 24-hour, 3 or 7 day

5 renewals
5 renewals
1 renewal

.25/day
1.00/day
.25/hour; $4.00/day

Master's Student - DE

Books
AV
Reserves

50
5
n/a

60 Days
3 weeks

5 renewals
5 renewals

.25/day
1.00/day

Regent Undergrad - on campus

Books
AV
Reserves

25
5
3

30 Days
1 week
2hr, 4hr, 24-hour, 3 or 7 day

2 renewals
2 renewals
1 renewal

.25/day
1.00/day
.25/hour; $4.00/day

Regent Undergrad - DE

Books
AV
Reserves

25
5
n/a

6 weeks
3 weeks

2 renewals
2 renewals

.25/day
1.00/day

Doctoral Student

Books
AV
Reserves

100
5
3

6 months
3 weeks
2hr, 4hr, 24-hour;
3 or 7 day

5 renewals
5 renewals
1 renewal

.25/day
1.00/day
.25/hour; $4.00/day

Faculty and Administrators(Deans, Vice Presidents)

Books
AV
Reserves

no limit
no limit
no limit

due July 1
due July 1
as noted on material

no
no
1 renewal

no fines3

Adjunct Faculty

Books
AV
Reserves

no limit
no limit
no limit

semester end
semester end
as noted on material

no
no
1 renewal

no fines3

Regent Staff, Student Spouses, Faculty Spouses, CBN Staff, Operation Blessing & Middle East TV, ACLJ

Books
AV

25
2

30 Days
1 week

1 renewal
1 renewal

.25/day
1.00/day

Regent Alumni and Emeritus
(only graduates - see Services for Alumni )

Items
AV (2 of the 20 items allowed for check out)

20
2

30 Days
1 week

1 renewal
1 renewal

.25/day
1.00/day

Other Patrons

PATRON TYPE

MATERIAL TYPES

LIMIT

CHECKOUT PERIOD1

RENEWALS2

FINES3

 

Regent Associates - Guest Borrowing ($50 /yr)

 

Books

5

30 Days

1 renewal

.25/day

American Theological Library Association (ATLA) Books     5 30 Days 1 renewal .25/day

Tidewater Consortium Students/Faculty/Staff

Books

10

30 Days

1 renewal

.25/day

The Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA)

Books

10

30 Days

1 renewal

.25/day

Visiting Scholar - Non-Local (Admin. approved)

Books

5

30 Days

no

.25/day

1There is a minimum use RULE OF 30 Days for all patrons. Any item is subject to recall 30 Days after the check out date. The patron will have 5 days to return the item. Recall overdues are $2.00 per day.

 

2Renewals may be requested via the Library Catalog, in person at the Circulation Desk, or by phone at 757.352.4150. Renewals are not allowed if an item is on hold or if there are outstanding fines.

 

3Certain other charges apply to all users. Special Collections and Interlibrary Loan overdue fines are $1.00 per day. Replacement fees apply for lost materials.