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For Alumni: Borrowing Policies

 Loan Privileges for Alumni & Special Borrowers

Check-out Limit: 10 items

Please Note: You must present both your Alumni Borrower card and a photo ID to check out library items.

Item Type Initial Loan Time Renewals? Fines
JKM Library-owned circulating books 2 weeks (14 days) 2 weeks (14 day renewal) $0.25 per day
Media (DVDs & CDs)
NOT AVAILABLE: external disc drives
2 weeks (14 days) 2 week (14 day renewal) $0.25 per day
Periodicals & reference Non-circulating. In-library use only. Non-circulating. In-library use only. N/A
Course Reserves Depends on the particular item. No renewals, unless specified by instructor. $0.25 per HOUR
Headphones, extension cords, Mac chargers 4 hours 1 (4 hour renewal) Replacement fee if lost or damaged
Individual study room key 4 hours 1 (4 hour renewal) $75 key replacement fee
Group study room key Loaned for duration of reservation You may extend your reservation at the Circulation Desk if the room is available. $75 key replacement fee
E-Z Borrow Not available for alumni borrowers
ILLiad Not available for alumni borrowers
Chatham student publications
(tutorials, theses, capstones, dissertations)
Please view our policies for accessing student publications here.

Lost Item Replacement:

  • Item Replacement Fee**: $100
  • Processing Fee***: $25
  • Total: $125

**This is the default replacement cost for any JKM Library item. Contact the Access Services Librarian to find out if a replacement copy may be purchased. If the replacement cost of the item exceeds $100 the patron will be charged the additional amount plus the processing fee.

*** The processing fee is charged whether or not a replacement copy is accepted.

Guide Creator

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Mikayla Wobrak
Access Services Associate
(412) 365-1570

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