Texas Tech University

Loan Periods

Loan periods listed below apply to regular item and special item checkouts respectively. You will be informed of the due date by our staff and/or by the due date stamp on the checked-out item. You can always find due dates of checked-out items in your Library account.

Regular Items @ Main Library

User Status Item Number Loan Period Renewal
TTU Faculty 150 End of current academic year (following May) 1
TTU Undergraduate Student 50 3 weeks 1
TTU Honors 100 End of current semester or summer 1
TTU Graduate 100 End of current semester or summer 1
TTU Research Associate 150 End of current academic year (following May) 1
TTU Administrative Employee 150 End of current academic year (following May) 1
Visiting Professor 100 End of current semester or summer 1
Retired TTU Faculty/Staff 100 End of current semester or summer 1
Intensive English 50 3 weeks 1
Continuing Education 50 3 weeks 1
Extended Studies 50 3 weeks 1
TTU HSC Faculty 50 End of current academic year (following May) 1
TTU HSC Students / Staff 50 3 weeks 1
TTU Law Faculty 150 End of current academic year (following May) 1
TTU Law Students 100 End of current semester or summer 1
TTU Law Adjunct Faculty / Staff 50 3 weeks 1
Visitor 50 3 weeks 1

 

Special Items @ Main Library

Item Category Location Loan Period Patrons Applicable
Audio-Visual (DVDs, CDs, etc.) Digital Media Studio (2nd Floor, East Side) See Digital Media Studio Circulation Policies. See Digital Media Studio Circulation Policies.
Equipment Digital Media Studio (2nd Floor, East Side) See Digital Media Studio Circulation Policies. See Digital Media Studio Circulation Policies.
Bound Periodicals S1, S2, S3, S4, or S5 (West Side) Up to 24 hours for photocopying, teaching or other special needs. TTU faculty, administrative employees and graduate students only
Children's Books S1 (West Side) 1 week All users
Interlibrary Loan Items Room 130 (Ground Floor) Specified on the cover slip of each item. TTU faculty, staff and students.
Reserve Materials and Textbooks East Service Desk (Ground Floor, East Side) See Reserve Policies and Procedures See Reserve Policies and Procedures
Popular Reading Around West Service Desk (Ground Floor, West Side) 3 weeks All users
Anatomical Models East Service Desk (Ground Floor, East Side) 2 hours All users

Regular Items @ Architecture Library

User Status Loan Period
TTU Faculty End of current semester or summer due date
TTU Undergraduate Student 2 weeks
TTU Undergraduate El Paso 3 weeks
TTU Honors 30 days
TTU Graduate 30 days
TTU Research Associate 30 days
TTU Administrative Employee 30 days
Visiting Professor End of current semester or summer due date
Retired TTU Faculty/Staff 2 weeks
TTU HSC Faculty End of current semester or summer due date
TTU HSC Students / Staff 2 weeks
TTU Law Faculty End of current semester or summer due date
TTU Law Students 30 days
TTU Law Adjunct Faculty / Staff 2 weeks
Visitor 2 weeks

Circulation Policy by Format @ Architecture Library

Item Category Location Loan Period
Books 8th Floor Stacks See Regular Items
Reference 9th Floor Reference Area Non-Circulating
Journals 9th Floor Journal Area Non-Circulating
DVDs, CDs Architecture Desk 3 days
Architectural Models 8th Floor Stacks 2 hour - Request to Librarian
Reserve Materials Architecture Desk 2 hour Library Use Only
Serials 9th Floor See Regular Items
Folios 8th and 9th Floors Non-Circulating

Regular Items @ Law Library

User Status Loan Period
TTU Faculty End of current academic year (following May)
TTU Undergraduate Student 3 weeks
TTU Honors End of current semester or summer
TTU Graduate End of current semester or summer
TTU Research Associate End of current academic year (following May)
TTU Administrative Employee End of current academic year (following May)
Visiting Professor End of current semester or summer
Retired TTU Faculty/Staff End of current semester or summer
Intensive English 3 weeks
Continuing Education No*
Extended Studies No*
Visitor No

* For users from Continuing Education or Extended Studies, you may borrow items from the Law Library through Document Delivery.

Special Items @ Law Library

Most special items like CDs/DVDs, reserves, or study/reference materials do not circulate. Check with the Service Desk at the Law Library for more information.

Contact Us

For more information regarding loan periods, please contact the Circulation Department at (806)742-2265 or libraries.circulation@ttu.edu.