Unless recalled for a current Bucknell student or staff member, or for the Reserve Desk, loan periods are as follows:

Patron type Loan Period / Fines Due
Faculty/Staff/Spouses/ Dependents (Bucknell employees) Academic Year Loan — NO finesLoan Exception: CRC books – 3 weeksLoan Exception: DVDs & Videos – 7 days May
ALL STUDENT BORROWERS!All Students (Graduate and Undergraduate) Semester Loan — SEE fine policies belowLoan Exception: CRC books – 3 weeksLoan Exception: DVDs & Videos – 7 days May, August, December
ALL COURTESY BORROWERS!(Alumni, Consortial, Community) Semester Loan — $1/day FinesLoan Exception: CRC books – 3 weeksLoan Exception: DVDs & Videos – 7 days May, August, December

Fine Policies:

Books, etc. DVDs/Videos
Overdue Day 1 — Day 7 = NO FINE!Day 8 — 14 = $5/itemDay 15 — 21 = $10/item

Day 22 — 34 = $ 20/item

Day 35 — Assumed Lost replacement ($55) and processing fees ($20) per book.

Overdue Day 1 = NO FINEOverdue Day 2 — Day 30 = $1/day/itemAfter 30 days, item is assumed lost & borrower is charged replacement ($75) and processing fees ($20) per item.
For COURTESY borrowers, fines are always $1.00/day/item For COURTESY borrowers, fines are always $1.00/day/item
ALL RESERVES ITEMS:15-minute no-fine grace period$2/hour thereafter to a maximum of $30/item

Equipment for Checkout

  • From myBucknell, see Library and Information Technology/Technology/Equipment Services for information on equipment borrowing.

For additional information or assistance, please contact the Tech Desk at 570.577.7777 or techdesk@bucknell.edu.

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