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Lending PeriodsNumber of ItemsFines & Fees Other Libraries

Present a valid CBU ID card or special user card to check out materials. 

Lending Periods

Graduate Faculty/Staff Alumni/Consortia
Book 28 days Semester Semester 28 days
New Book 14 days 14 days 14 days 14 days
Audio-Visual 3 days 3 days 3 days In Library Only
Curriculum Library 3 days 3 days 14 days In Library Only
Journals In Library Only In Library Only 24 hours In Library Only
In Library Only In Library Only 24 hours In Library Only

Renewals: Curriculum Library and New Books can be renewed once. All other items may be renewed twice. Renew Online

Recalls: All items may be recalled (have a shortened loan period) if needed by faculty.


Number of Items

Total: 20 20 50 10 5
Audio-Visual 2 2 2 0 0
Reserves 2 2 2 0 0


Fines & Fees

Undergrad Graduate Alumni Consortia
Book $.10 / day $.10 / day $.10 / day $.10 / day
New Book $.10 / day $.10 / day $.10 / day $.10 / day
Audio-Visual $1.00 / day $1.00 / day
Curriculum Library $1.00 / day $1.00 / day
Reserves $1.00 / hour $1.00 / hour
  • Faculty/Staff are not fined.
  • Automated email notices are sent to your CBU account as a courtesy. You are responsible for returning materials by their due dates even if you don't receive a notice.
  • You may not register or obtain your diploma/transcripts until you return your overdue materials and pay any fines.


  • Replacement fees: $50.00/book and $100.00/A-V item, plus a $15.00 processing fee.
  • Items are considered lost if not returned 30 days past their due dates.
  • If returned, you are only responsible for the maximum overdue fine per item.


Other Libraries

Current CBU students, faculty, and staff may borrow books from:

Use WorldCat to find books in area libraries.

NOTE: When borrowing from other libraries, you are subject to their policies.

Promptly return materials, so the CBU community can continue to borrow books from these libraries.