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
90 days
3 renewals
90 days
3 renewals

5 days
5 limit

2 renewals

3 days
5 limit

2 renewals

3 days 28 days
3 renewals

5 days

10 limit

2 renewals

MHC Faculty 1 year
1 renewal
1 year
1 renewal

5 days
5 limit

2 renewals

3 days
5 limit

2 renewals

3 days 28 days
3 renewals

5 days

10 limit

2 renewals

MHC Staff 90 days
3 renewals
90 days
3 renewals

5 days
5 limit

2 renewals

3 days
5 limit

2 renewals

3 days 28 days
3 renewals

5 days

10 limit

2 renewals

5 College Students 90 days
3 renewals
90 days
3 renewals

5 days
5 limit

2 renewals

3 days
5 limit

2 renewals

Does not circulate 28 days
3 renewals

5 days

10 limit

2 renewals

5 College Faculty & Staff 90 days
3 renewals
90 days
3 renewals

5 days
5 limit

2 renewals

3 days
5 limit

2 renewals

Does not circulate 28 days
3 renewals

5 days

10 limit

2 renewals

Affiliates (Faculty/Staff Partners & children over 16) 90 days
3 renewals
90 days
3 renewals
Does not circulate

3 days
5 limit

2 renewals

Does not circulate 28 days
3 renewals

5 days

10 limit

2 renewals

MHC Alumnae 90 days
3 renewals
90 days
3 renewals
Does not circulate

3 days
5 limit

2 renewals

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

3 days
5 limit

2 renewals

3 days 28 days
3 renewals

5 days

10 limit

2 renewals

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

3 days
5 limit

2 renewals

3 days Onsite use Does not circulate
MH Simmons 90 days
3 renewals
90 days
3 renewals
Does not circulate

3 days
5 limit

2 renewals

Does not circulate 28 days
3 renewals
Onsite use