Loan Periods

BGSU Items

Borrowing Periods and Renewals for BGSU Material
(all items are subject to recall)

Patron TypeItemsPolicy
BGSU UndergraduatesBGSU Main Stacks items3 weeks, unlimited renewals.

All items must be physically presented for renewal at the end of each semester.

BGSU Graduate students

Classified staff
BGSU Main Stacks itemsItems due at uniform date at end of semester, unlimited renewals.

Online renewal is available for the end of Summer and Fall semesters.

All items must be physically presented for renewal at the end of each academic year.

BGSU Faculty

Administrative staff
BGSU Main Stacks itemsItems due at uniform date at end of the academic year (mid-May), unlimited renewals.

Online renewal is available for continuing faculty and staff.
Courtesy Card PatronsBGSU Main Stacks items3 weeks, unlimited renewals.

All items must be physically presented for renewal at the end of each semester.
All PatronsItems from other collections and librariesLoan periods differ by collection and other restrictions.

Check with the library or special collection directly.

Check due dates online by using My Library.

Have a Question? Contact the Circulation Desk at 419-372-2051 or email circdesk@bgsu.edu.

OhioLINK Items

Patron TypeLoan TimeRenewals*Number of itemsOverdue fines
General materialMediaGeneral materialMedia
BGSU Undergraduates3 weeks1 week6 renewals*350 OhioLINK items borrowed$.50 per item, per day
Graduate students and staff3 weeks1 week6 renewals*3200 OhioLINK items borrowed$.50 per item, per day
Faculty6 weeks1 week6 renewals*3200 OhioLINK items borrowed$.50 per item, per day
Courtesy Card Borrowers3 weeks1 week6 renewals*35 OhioLINK items on record - includes items requested, checked-out, and in returned status$.50 per item, per day

*Items may only be renewed if there is no hold on the item at the time of renewal.

SearchOhio Items

Patron TypeLoan TimeRenewals*Number of itemsOverdue fines
General materialMediaGeneral materialMedia
BGSU Undergraduates3 weeks1 week3 renewals*350 SearchOhio items borrowed$.50 per item, per day
Graduate students and staff3 weeks1 week3 renewals*3200 SearchOhio items borrowed$.50 per item, per day
Faculty3 weeks1 week3 renewals*3200 SearchOhio items borrowed$.50 per item, per day
Courtesy Card Borrowers3 weeks1 week3 renewals*35 SearchOhio items on record - includes items requested, checked-out, and in returned status$.50 per item, per day

*Items may only be renewed if there is no hold on the item at the time of renewal.