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Circulation Services: Students

Who can checkout what, for how long, and how much are fines?

Questions?

Have a question about checking out books?

Contact the Circulation Desk at

(757) 594-7133  or   circ@cnu.edu

Library Card

Your CNU ID card serves as your library card. The CNU ID allows check out of materials and remote access to the Library’s electronic resources. CNU ID cards may be obtained at the David Student Union Welcome Desk, with a valid photo ID and class schedule.

Loan Periods, Limits, & Fines

Students, Staff, and Lifelong Learners
Note: Maximum number of items checked out at a time is 50.

Type of Material Loan Period Maximum Renewals
Per Item
Fines Per Item*
Circulating Books 30 days 2 $.10 per day
Media (DVDs & videotapes) 3 days 2 $1.00 per day
Media-CDs 30 days 2 $0.10 per day
Media-Audio Books 7 days 2 $1.00 per day
Media-Equipment 2 days 1 $2.00 per day
Media-Short Term Loan 1 day 1 $2.00 per day
Media-Laptops 4 hours 1 $5.00 per hour
Media Reserves 4 hours 0 $.50 per hour
Reserves-Hourly 2, 24, or 48 hours,
depending on the item
0 $.50 per hour
Reserves-Daily 5, 7, 14, or 30 days,
depending on the item
0 $1.00 per day

* Staff are not charged overdue fines on items.
However, they are responsible for paying replacement costs if the item is lost.

VTC Card

As a CNU student, faculty, or staff member you are able to borrow materials from libraries at other area colleges and universities that belong to the Virginia Tidewater Consortium(VTC) for Higher Education.  BEFORE you go to another library, you must fill out a short VTC application and obtain a borrower card at the Circulation Desk in the Trible Library.  You must present the VTC borrower card and your CNU ID at a member institution library in order to borrow materials.  The VTC cards are good for one semester.

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