Libraries and learning resources

Policies

A valid SCAD ID is needed to check out materials.

Circulation periods are as follows:

  • Undergraduates may check out up to 10 circulating books for two-week periods.
  • Graduate students may check out up to 30 books at a time.
  • Faculty members may check out books for 180 days, but the books are subject to recall for use by another patron after three weeks.
  • SCAD staff (non-faculty) may check out up to 10 circulating books for two-week periods.
  • SCAD Alumni may check out up to five circulating books for two-week periods.

Renewals

Checked-out materials may be renewed online provided that:

  • The item is not on hold for another patron.
  • The item is not overdue.
  • The patron does not owe any fines to the library.
  • If unable to renew online, please bring the item(s) to the library in-person or call for more information.

Reference books, reserve materials, periodicals and special collections are for in-library use only.

Fines

Fines are charged on overdue materials at the following rates:

  • Circulating materials: 10 cents per day
  • Interlibrary loan materials: $5 per day
  • Reserve materials (limited in-library use only): $1 per hour
  • Fines can be paid in the library with cash or check (no credit cards). Please call the library if you are unable to pay a fine in-person.