Borrowing Privileges

Undergraduate Students

Currently enrolled CSU Stanislaus graduate students can borrow most library books 28 days.  The loan period for periodicals, CDs, DVDs, e-readers, laptops, videos and selected books ranges from 2 hours to 28 days, depending on the item.  Currently enrolled students are entitled to Interlibrary Loan services and Link+ as well as access to online library resources from home.  A current Warrior Card (student ID) is required for all transactions.


Graduate Students

Currently enrolled CSU Stanislaus graduate students can borrow most library books for a semester. Circulating copies of CSU Stanislaus theses can be checked out for 14 days with one renewal.  The loan period for periodicals, CDs, DVDs, e-readers, laptops, videos and selected books from 2 hours to 28 days, depending on the item.  Currently enrolled grad students are entitled to Interlibrary Loan services and Link+ as well as access to online library resources from home.  A current Warrior Card (student ID) is required for all transactions.


Faculty

Current CSU Stanislaus faculty can borrow most library books for up to one year. The loan period for periodicals, CDs, DVDs, e-readers, videos and newspapers ranges from 2 hours to 28 days.  CSU Stanislaus faculty are entitled to interlibrary loan services and Link+ as well as access to online library resources from their offices or from home.  A current Warrior Card (faculty ID) is required for all transactions.


Staff

Current CSU Stanislaus staff can borrow most library books for one semester.  The loan period for periodicals, CDs, DVDs, e-readers, videos and selected books ranges from 2 hours to 28 days.   Staff are entitled to Interlibrary Loan services and Link+ as well as access to online library resources from their offices or from home.  A current Warrior Card (staff ID) is required for all transactions


Alumni

Alumni of CSU Stanislaus have access to selected library privileges. Loan periods for books, periodicals, CDs, DVDs, videos and newspapers range from 2 hours to 28 days.   Confirmation from the Alumni Association and appropriate ID (expired Warrior Card or a Library card) is required for all transactions.

 

High School Students

High school students can request borrowing privileges at the University Library by submitting a completed High School Student Application for Library Borrowing Privileges. There is a $15.00 fee per semester.

The loan period for books, periodicals, CDs, DVDs, videos and newspapers ranges from 2 hours to 28 days, depending on the item.   High school students with borrowing privileges at CSU Stanislaus can check out up to 5 items at one time.  Services not available to high school students include interlibrary loan and access to the Library's electronic resources from locations outside the Library.  Instead, students should check with their home institution's library to learn whether they can obtain these services through that institution.  A CSU Stanislaus library card is required for all transactions.


Students from Local Community Colleges (HECCC), CSU or UC Campuses

Students attending any campus of the California State University or University of California systems, or a Higher Education Consortium of Central California (HECCC) college, including Columbia College, Merced College, Modesto Junior College, and San Joaquin Delta College, are entitled to library privileges at CSU Stanislaus. For a materials fee of $5.00, these students may obtain a CSU Stanislaus Library card and borrow materials from the library.

Students attending other colleges and universities, such as Brandman University, Humphreys College, National University, and the University of Phoenix, can obtain privileges as a Community Borrower. See the section on Community Borrowers for more details.

The loan period for books, periodicals, CDs, DVDs, videos and newspapers ranges from 2 hours to 28 days, depending on the item.   Community college students can check out up to 5 items at one time.  Services not available to community college, CSU or UC students include interlibrary loans and access to the Library's electronic resources from locations outside the Library.  Instead, students should check with their home institution's library to learn how they can obtain these services.  A CSU Stanislaus library card is required for all transactions.


Community Borrowers

Individuals not currently associated with the University or any of our consortial educational institutions but who want to be able to check out materials from the University Library can obtain Community Borrower status for a fee of $35.00.

Community borrowers can borrow books, periodicals, CDs, DVDs, videos and newspapers.  The loan period for these items ranges from 2 hours to 28 days.  Community borrowers can check out up to 5 items at one time.  Services not available to community borrowers include interlibrary loans and access to the Library's electronic resources from locations outside the Library. A CSU Stanislaus library card is required for all transactions.