Circulation Policies

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Circulation Department

CIRCULATION POLICIES 

Any currently registered student, faculty, or staff members may borrow circulating materials upon presentation of a valid university ID card. Also, alumni may borrow up to five books with a NJCU alumni card. Borrowers are responsible for all library materials charged to their library account. Specific policies are as follows:

  • STUDENTS
    • Loan Period: 28 days, with a valid NJCU student ID card
    • Renewals: two 28 day renewals per book
    • Book Limit: 25 books for NJCU students; 5 books for other students with reciprocal borrowing privileges and NJCU alumni
    • Late Book Fine: $0.20 per day per book
    • Lost Book Fee: $100 per lost book
    • Lost Book Fee for Juvenile Collection: $75 per lost book
    • Theses Collection Loan Period: 6 hours in-house use only.
  • FACULTY/STAFF
    • Loan Period: 3 months, with a NJCU faculty ID card
    • Renewals: two 3 month renewals per book
    • Book Limit: 50 books
    • Late Book Fine: none
    • Lost Book Fee: $100 per lost book
    • Lost Book Fee for Juvenile Collection: $75 per lost book

When the library is closed, borrowed materials can be placed in the book depository located on the exterior wall at the front of the building. Borrowers will be billed a Lost Book Fee for any books which are not returned to the library. Library borrowing privileges will be suspended for patrons with delinquent accounts.