Answered By: John DeLooper
Last Updated: Feb 01, 2022     Views: 21

Spring 2022 Circulation Policies


CUNY's current library borrowing/circulation policies can be found at https://www.cuny.edu/about/administration/offices/library-services/policies/circulation/ .

In addition, several new policies went into effect during Spring 2022.

  • Loan length:
    • Regular loans: 8 weeks (for all user groups; exceptions can be made at the service desk)
    • Reserve loans: As dictated by campus library
  • Renewals:
    • Type: Patron-initiated (i.e., no longer automatic)
    • Regular loans:
      • Quantity: 1
      • Length: 8 weeks
      • Maximum loan length: 16 weeks
    • Reserve loans: As dictated by campus library
  • Overdue fines:
    • Regular loans: Amnesty continues
    • Reserve loans: As dictated by campus library
  • Lost loans:
    • Regular loans: Turn to lost 20 days after items are due (overdue notices to be sent 5, 10, and 15 days after due date)
    • Reserve loans: As dictated by campus library