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Friday 7:30am - 8pm
Saturday 9am-5pm
Sunday 2pm -10pm

Circulation Policies

 


MUW Undergraduates

Item Type

Loan Period

Grace Period

Item Limit

Renewal Limit

Circulating Items

28 days

30 days

no limit

2 times

Reference Items and Bound Journals

3 days

0 days

no limit

no renewals

DVDs and other media

7 days

0 days

no limit

2 times

Course Reserves

per instructor

none

none

none

  • Except for course reserves, there are no late fees for overdue items!
  • Course reserves are fined at $1/hour or day late (per instructor stipulations), with a maximum fine of $10.
  • There is a 30-day grace period for fines after the due date, and a reminder to return the item after 60 days.
  • After the item has been overdue for 60 days, we will ask for a replacement fee for the cost of the book. This will be charged to MSMS, MUW undergraduate, and MUW graduate student Banner accounts.
  • If the book is from another library (i.e. you placed a hold or borrowed an Interlibrary Loan), you may be subject to their fees and penalties for overdue or lost items.

 

MUW Graduate Students

Item Type

Loan Period

Grace Period

Item Limit

Renewal Limit

Circulating Items

56 days

30 days

no limit

2 times

Reference Items and Bound Journals

3 days

0 days

no limit

no renewals

DVDs and other media

7 days

0 days

no limit

2 times

Course reserves

per instructor

0 days

no limit

no renewals

  • Except for course reserves, there are no late fees for overdue items!
  • Course reserves are fined at $1/hour or day late (per instructor stipulations), with a maximum fine of $10.
  • There is a 30-day grace period for fines after the due date, and a reminder to return the item after 60 days.
  • After the item has been overdue for 60 days, we will ask for a replacement fee for the cost of the book. This will be charged to MSMS, MUW undergraduate, and MUW graduate student Banner accounts.
  • If the book is from another library (i.e. you placed a hold or borrowed an Interlibrary Loan), you may be subject to their fees and penalties for overdue or lost items.

 

MUW, MSU, EMCC, and MSMS Faculty

Item Type

Checkout Period

Grace Period

Item Limit

Renewal Limit

Circulating Items

120 days

30 days

no limit

2 renewals

Reference Items and Bound Journals

 7 days

 0 days

No limit

No renewals

  • There are no late fees for overdue items! 
  • There is a 30-day grace period for fines after the due date, and a reminder to return the item after 60 days.
  • After the item has been overdue for 60 days, we will ask for a replacement fee for the cost of the book. This will be charged to MSMS, MUW undergraduate, and MUW graduate student Banner accounts.
  • If the book is from another library (i.e. you placed a hold or borrowed an Interlibrary Loan), you may be subject to their fees and penalties for overdue or lost items.

 

MSMS Students

Item Type

Loan Period

Grace Period

Item Limit

Renewal Limit

Circulating Items

28 days

30 days

no limit

2 times

Reference Items and Bound Journals

3 days

0 days

no limit

no renewals

DVDs and other media

7 days

30 days

no limit

2 times

Course Reserves

per instructor

0 days

no limit

no renewals

  • Except for course reserves, there are no late fees for overdue items!
  • Course reserves are fined at $1/hour or day late (per instructor stipulations), with a maximum fine of $10.
  • There is a 30-day grace period for fines after the due date, and a reminder to return the item after 60 days.
  • After the item has been overdue for 60 days, we will ask for a replacement fee for the cost of the book. This will be charged to MSMS, MUW undergraduate, and MUW graduate student Banner accounts.
  • If the book is from another library (i.e. you placed a hold or borrowed an Interlibrary Loan), you may be subject to their fees and penalties for overdue or lost items.

 

MLP Borrowers

Item Type

Loan Period

Grace Period

Item Limit

Renewal Limit

Circulating Items

28 days

30 days

no limit

2 renewals

  • Mississippi Library Partnership Members List
  • There is a 30-day grace period for fines after the due date. If you return the book after the grace period, you will be assessed a $10 fine.
  • After 60 days, you’ll be assessed the cost of replacing the book.