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Shenandoah University

Circulation: Borrowing Guidelines

Patron Categories

Card Library Card
Cost per Year No Charge
Loan Limit 5 Items
Loan Period 21 Days

Overdue Items:

Alumni are blocked from further borrowing at 3 overdue items. Overdue materials not returned after 4 months are considered lost. View "Lost Items" tab for more information.

Fines: 

Fines are $.10 per day with a fine limit of $10.00 per item. Alumni will not be able to borrow items if they have $3.00 worth of fines. Click the "Renewing Items" tab, to learn how to renew your items and avoid overdue fees.

Renewals:

Alumni may renew items 3 times unless a request has been made for that title.  Click the "Renewing Items" tab to learn more.

Card Library Card
Cost per Year No Charge
Loan Limit 5 Items
Loan Period 21 Days

 

Overdue Items:

Borrowing privileges will be blocked at 5 overdue items and/or $5.00 fines. Overdue materials not returned after 4 months will be considered lost. View the "Lost Items" tab for more information.

Fines: 

Fines are $.10 per day with a fine limit of $10.00 per item. Patrons will not be able to borrow items if they have $3.00 worth of fines. Click the "Renewing Items" tab, to learn how to renew your items and avoid overdue fees.

Renewals:

Items may be renewed 3 times unless a request has been made for that title.  Click the "Renewing Items" tab to learn more.

Card Library Card
Cost per Year $10.00/ Cash or Check
Loan Limit 5 Items
Loan Period 21 Days

 

Community users living in the counties of Berkeley, Clarke, Frederick, Hampshire, Hardy, Jefferson, Loudoun, Morgan, Shenandoah, and Warren can obtain a library card. Community User library cards are good for one year. This service does not include interlibrary loan privileges or remote access to the Libraries’ licensed electronic databases. 

Overdue Items:

Borrowing privileges will be blocked at 5 overdue items and/or $5.00 fines. Overdue materials not returned after 4 months will be considered lost. View the "Lost Items" tab for more information.

Fines: 

Fines are $.10 per day with a fine limit of $10.00 per item. Patrons will not be able to borrow items if they have $3.00 worth of fines. Click the "Renewing Items" tab, to learn how to renew your items and avoid overdue fees.

Renewals:

Items may be renewed 3 times unless a request has been made for that title.  Click the "Renewing Items" tab to learn more.

 

Card Library Card
Cost per Year No Charge
Loan Limit No Item Limit
Loan Period 30 Days

Overdue Items:

Borrowing privileges will be blocked at 5 overdue items and/or $5.00 fines. Overdue materials not returned after 4 months will be considered lost. View the "Lost Items" tab for more information.

Fines: 

Fines are $.10 per day with a fine limit of $10.00 per item. Patrons will not be able to borrow items if they have $3.00 worth of fines. Click the "Renewing Items" tab, to learn how to renew your items and avoid overdue fees.

Renewals:

Items may be renewed 3 times unless a request has been made for that title.  Click the "Renewing Items" tab to learn more.

Card Library Card
Cost per Year $40.00/Check Payment
Loan Limit No Item Limit
Loan Period 21 Days

Overdue Items:

Borrowing privileges will be blocked at 5 overdue items and/or $5.00 fines. Overdue materials not returned after 4 months will be considered lost. View the "Lost Items" tab for more information.

Fines: 

Fines are $.10 per day with a fine limit of $10.00 per item. Patrons will not be able to borrow items if they have $3.00 worth of fines. Click the "Renewing Items" tab, to learn how to renew your items and avoid overdue fees.

Renewals:

Items may be renewed 3 times unless a request has been made for that title.  Click the "Renewing Items" tab to learn more.

Card Student ID Card
Cost per Year No Charge
Loan Limit No Item Limit
Loan Period 60 Days

Overdue Items:

Students are blocked from further borrowing at 5 overdue items. Overdue materials not returned after 4 months are considered lost. View "Lost Items" tab to learn more.

Fines: 

Fines are $.10 per day with a fine limit of $50.00 per item. Students will not be able to borrow items if they have $5.00 worth of fines. Click the "Renewing Items" tab, to learn how to renew your items and avoid overdue fees.

Renewals:

Students may renew items 3 times unless a request has been made for that title.  Click the "Renewals" tab to learn more.

Card Student ID Card
Cost per Year No Charge
Loan Limit No Item Limit
Loan Period 30 Days

Overdue Items:

Students are blocked from further borrowing at 5 overdue items. Overdue materials not returned after 4 months are considered lost. View "Lost Items" tab to learn more.

Fines: 

Fines are $.10 per day with a fine limit of $50.00 per item. Students will not be able to borrow items if they have $5.00 worth of fines. Click the "Renewing Items" tab, to learn how to renew your items and avoid overdue fees.

Renewals:

Students may renew items 3 times unless a request has been made for that title.  Click the "Renewing Items" tab to learn more.

Card University ID Card
Cost per Year No Charge
Loan Limit No Item Limit
Loan Period 30 Days

Overdue Materials:

Employees are blocked from further borrowing at 3 overdue items. 

Fines: 

Employees are not charged fines for overdue materials. However, overdue materials not returned after 4 months will be considered lost.  Click the "Lost Items" tab to learn more.

Renewals:

Items may be renewed 3 times unless a request has been made for that title.

Card University ID Card
Cost per Year No Charge
Loan Limit No Item Limit
Loan Period 120 Days

Overdue Materials:

Employees are blocked from further borrowing at 3 overdue items. 

Fines: 

Employees are not charged fines for overdue materials. However, overdue materials not returned after 4 months will be considered lost.  Click the "Lost Items" tab to learn more. Faculty can incur fines for overdue interlibrary loan items.

Renewals:

Items may be renewed 3 times unless a request has been made for that title.

Card Library Card
Cost per Year No Charge
Loan Limit 5 Items
Loan Period 21 Days

Participating VIVA Institutions:

  • Blue Ridge Community College
  • Bluefield College
  • Bridgewater College
  • Christendom College
  • Christopher Newport University
  • College of William and Mary
  • Eastern Mennonite University
  • Emory and Henry College
  • Ferrum College
  • Germanna Community College
  • Hampden-Sydney College
  • Hollins University
  • J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College
  • James Madison University
  • Jefferson College of Health Sciences
  • John Tyler Community College
  • Liberty University
  • Longwood University
  • Mary Baldwin University
  • New River Community College
  • Norfolk State University
  • Northern Virginia Community College
  • Old Dominion University
  • Patrick Henry Community College
  • Piedmont Virginia Community College
  • Radford University
  • Randolph-Macon College
  • Rappahannock Community College
  • Regent University
  • Richard Bland College
  • Roanoke College
  • Roanoke Higher Education Center
  • Shenandoah University
  • Southern Virginia University
  • Southside Virginia Community College
  • Sweet Briar College
  • Tidewater Community College
  • Union Presbyterian Seminary
  • University of Lynchburg
  • University of Mary Washington
  • University of Richmond
  • University of Virginia
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Virginia Military Institute
  • Virginia State University
  • Virginia Tech
  • Virginia Union University
  • Virginia Wesleyan University
  • Virginia Western Community College
  • Washington and Lee University

 

Application

Submit a library card application here

Only apply for a card here if you are an SU alumni, Member of the Arts Academy, a Community User, Friends of the Library, or  a Family of University Employee. Undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty and staff should use their SU ID card as their library card. 

Items Available

Undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty and staff:

  • Books
  • CDs
  • DVDs
  • Music Scores
  • iPhone Chargers
  • MacBooks
  • MacBook Chargers
  • MacBook USBC Adapters
  • MacBook VGA  Adapters
  • Personal Whiteboards
  • Dry Erase Markers

Community Users:

  • Books
  • CDs
  • DVDs

Alumni, Friends of the Library, and Family of University Employees:

  • Books
  • CDs
  • DVDs
  • Music Scores

Electronics Agreement Form

Read the Electronics Agreement form here

This form must be read and signed before any electronic materials can be checked out. If you have any questions about our Electronics Agreement, you may reach out to Christine Forbes at cforbes@su.edu