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SMU Students, Staff and Retired Staff

Loan Periods*

* for regular, circulating books

  • SMU Undergraduates: 3 weeks
  • SMU Graduate/D. Min. Students: 120 days
  • SMU Research Card Holders: 120 days
  • SMU Staff: 120 days
  • SMU Retired Staff: 120 days

Please note that all materials are subject to recall which may shorten the loan period after the item is checked out.

Renewal Limits

Circulating Books

  • SMU Undergraduates: 10
  • SMU Graduate/D. Min. Students: 3
  • SMU Research Card Holders: 2
  • SMU Staff: 2
  • SMU Retired Staff: 2

New Books & Audiovisual Materials

  • SMU Undergraduates: 2
  • SMU Graduate/D. Min. Students: 2
  • SMU Research Card Holders: 2
  • SMU Staff: 2
  • SMU Retired Staff: 2

 Borrowing Limits

  • SMU Undergraduates: 30 items
  • SMU Graduate/D. Min. Students: 250 items
  • SMU Research Card Holders: 150 items
  • SMU Staff: unlimited
  • SMU Retired Staff: 150 items

 Overdue Fines

  • Regular circulating items: $.50 per item per day
  • Reserve items: $1.00 per item per hour
  • Recalled items: $1.00 per item per day