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General Borrowing Policy

All patrons must present a valid CCSU Blue Chip card to check out library materials. 

Approved guest borrowers must present their library issued guest borrower card.

Loan Periods

General Collection 4 weeks
Media (DVD, VHS, Music CD's)       2 weeks
Reserved Items          Varies from 1 hour to 7 days
Periodicals and Reference Materials    In Library Use Only


General Collection Books/Media 10 cents a day 
Interlibrary Loan materials    25 cents a day
Course Reserve materials    

50 cents an hour for hourly loans

50 cents a day for loans over a day

Lost or Damaged materials   

Replacement costs: 

A $75 replacement fee will be charged plus a non-refundable $25 processing fee for all items.


Maximum number of items that can be checked out at one time

Faculty/staff                 no limit     
Students    25 items     
Guest Borrowers    15 items

Renewal Limits

General Collection 2 renewals if no one has a hold it
Media (DVD, VHS, Music CD) 1 renewal
Reserved items    No renewal
Interlibrary Loan materials    1 renewal if allowed with permission from lending library

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Central Connecticut State University, 1615 Stanley Street, New Britain, CT 06050

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