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USF Tampa Library Borrowing Policies

All Books Are Subject to Recall (Early Return)

After 3 weeks, all books are subject to recall for use by another library patron. If a book is recalled, recall due dates supersede the original due date. Recalled books which are returned after the recall due date are subject to additional fines. How to Avoid Fines »

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Borrowing Policy Quick Reference
Patron No. Renewable Items Due Date (after checkout) No. Media Items ILL Reserve, Holds/Recalls & Remote Access
*Faculty 200 6 months 5 (**see restrictions) Yes Yes
Adjunct Faculty 200 4 months 5 (**see restrictions) Yes Yes
State University Faculty 20 6 months 5 (**see restrictions) No No
Undergraduate 50 60 days 5 (**see restrictions) Yes Yes
Graduate 100 4 months 5 (**see restrictions) Yes Yes
State University Undergrad/Grad 20 3 weeks/4 months ***In-library use only No No
Community College Students/Staff/Faculty 10 3 weeks ***In-library use only No No
Staff 50 4 months 5 (**see restrictions) Yes Yes
Alumni Association Member 10 3 weeks 5 (**see restrictions) No No
Special Borrower’s Card 10 3 weeks in-library use only No No

* Faculty (includes Retired, Emeritus, and Moffitt Joint appointments.)


** Restrictions

  • Videos and DVDs: 1 week, No renewal
  • Music Scores: Same as books for USF borrowers. 3 weeks for State University borrowers. YES renewal.
  • All Other Media Items: 3 weeks, YES renewal
  • State University & Community College / Special Borrowers: Media Use IN LIBRARY ONLY
  • Certain employees of on campus organization may not receive library services such as Moffitt Researchers & Staff (non-Moffitt Faculty), Aramark, and Sundome Employees. For further information, contact Nancy Cunningham, Director of Academic Services.

*** State University Students may check out media items while Community College Students may not.

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