Loan Periods and Borrowing Rules

  • All borrowers must present either their Mount Holyoke OneCard or other valid ID.
  • Most circulating items are subject to recall after two weeks, sooner if they are needed for course reserves.
  • Non-circulating items may be used onsite.
Patron Type Books New Books Videos & DVDs Leisure Film Collection Media Equipment Bound Periodicals Music CDs
MHC Undergrad
MH Grads
28 days
7 renewals
28 days
7 renewals

5 days
5 limit

2 renewals

3 days
3 limit

2 renewals

3 days Onsite use

5 days

5 limit

2 renewals

MHC Faculty 1 year
1 renewal
1 year
1 renewal

5 days
5 limit

2 renewals

3 days
3 limit

2 renewals

3 days 3 days

5 days

5 limit

2 renewals

MHC Staff 3 month
3 renewals
3 month
3 renewals

5 days
5 limit

2 renewals

3 days
3 limit

2 renewals

3 days 3 days

5 days

5 limit

2 renewals

5 College Students 28 days
7 renewals
28 days
7 renewals

5 days
5 limit

2 renewals

Does not circulate Does not circulate Onsite use

5 days

5 limit

2 renewals

5 College Faculty & Staff 3 month loan
3 renewals
3 month
3 renewals

5 days
5 limit

2 renewals

Does not circulate Does not circulate Onsite use

5 days

5 limit

2 renewals

Affiliates (Faculty/Staff Partners & children over 16) 3 month loan
3 renewals
3 month loan
3 renewals
Does not circulate Does not circulate Does not circulate Onsite use Does not circulate
MHC Alumnae 28 days
3 renewals
28 days
No renewals
Does not circulate 3 days
3 limit
Does not circulate Onsite use Onsite use
S.H. Residents
(18 years and older)
Educators S.H. , Holyoke, Granby K-12
28 days
7 renewals
28 days
No renewals
Does not circulate Does not circulate Does not circulate Onsite use Does not circulate
Visiting Scholars 28 days or period
of their stay
28 days
No renewals
5 days
5 limit
Does not circulate 3 days 3 days

5 days

5 limit

2 renewals

MH Special 28 days 28 days no renewals 5 days
5 limit

3 days

3 limit

3 days Onsite use Does not circulate
MH Simmons 28 days
3 renewals
28 days
No renewals
Does not circulate Does not circulate Does not circulate Onsite use Onsite use