Loan Periods

BGSU Items

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

Patron Type Items Policy
BGSU Undergraduates BGSU Main Stacks items 3 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 items Items 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 items Items 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 Patrons BGSU Main Stacks items 3 weeks, unlimited renewals.

All items must be physically presented for renewal at the end of each semester.
All Patrons Items from other collections and libraries Loan 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 Type Loan Time Renewals* Number of items Overdue fines
General material Media General material Media
BGSU Undergraduates 3 weeks 1 week 6 renewals* 3 50 OhioLINK items borrowed $.50 per item, per day
Graduate students and staff 3 weeks 1 week 6 renewals* 3 200 OhioLINK items borrowed $.50 per item, per day
Faculty 6 weeks 1 week 6 renewals* 3 200 OhioLINK items borrowed $.50 per item, per day
Courtesy Card Borrowers 3 weeks 1 week 6 renewals* 3 5 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 Type Loan Time Renewals* Number of items Overdue fines
General material Media General material Media
BGSU Undergraduates 3 weeks 1 week 3 renewals* 3 50 SearchOhio items borrowed $.50 per item, per day
Graduate students and staff 3 weeks 1 week 3 renewals* 3 200 SearchOhio items borrowed $.50 per item, per day
Faculty 3 weeks 1 week 3 renewals* 3 200 SearchOhio items borrowed $.50 per item, per day
Courtesy Card Borrowers 3 weeks 1 week 3 renewals* 3 5 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.