Loan Periods & Fines

Below are the checkout periods and fines for various materials available at the COD Library:

  1. Students
  2. Faculty & Administrators
  3. Staff
  4. District Residents
  5. Emeritus Faculty
Students
Item Type Check-Out Period Renewal Period Max Number of Renewals Fine Max. Fine (Before Billed)
Books in the Library 28 days 28 days 3 - -
I-Share Books 28 days 28 days 3 - -
Interlibrary Loan Loan periods and fines defined by lending library
Videos/Multimedia 28 days 28 days 3 - -
Popular Videos 7 days No renewals - $0.25/day $10
CIRC Desk videos 2 hours No renewals - $1.00/hour $50
Audiobooks and
Musical Recordings
28 days 28 days 1 - -
Reserves and
Anatomy Models
Varies Varies - $1/hour; $10/day $50
Laptops 3 hours 3 hours
(if available)
1 $10/hour $50
Media Lab
Equipment
2 days No renewals - $10/day $200
Media Lab
Workstations
3 hours
(students may reserve in advance)
3 hours
(if available)
1 - -
Media Lab
Computer Accessories
3 hours
(Media Lab use only)
3 hours
(if available)
1 - -
Equipment
for Students
Varies Varies - - -
Calculators 3 days 3 days 1 $2/day $50
Group Study Rooms 2 hours 2 hours
(if available)
1 $3/hour; $10/day $50
Faculty & Administrators
Item Type Check-Out Period Renewal Period Max Number of Renewals Fine Max. Fine (Before Billed)
Books in the Library 28 days 28 days 6 - -
I-Share Books 28 days 28 days 6 - -
Interlibrary Loan Loan periods and fines defined by lending library
Videos/Multimedia 28 days 28 days 6 - -
Popular Videos 7 days No renewals - $0.25/day $10
CIRC Desk videos 3 or 7 days Renewals by subject librarians - - -
Audiobooks and
Musical Recordings
28 days 28 days 1 - -
Reserves and
Anatomy Models
Varies Varies - $1/hour; $10/day $50
Laptops 2 weeks If available 1 - -
Media Lab
Equipment
Contact Media Lab Supervisor for access - - - -
Media Lab
Workstations
3 hours
(walk in basis only)
3 hours
(if available)
1 - -
Media Lab
Computer Accessories
3 hours
(Media Lab use only)
3 hours
(if available)
1 - -
Equipment
for Faculty
Varies Varies - - -
Calculators 3 days 3 days
(if available)
1 $2/day $50
Faculty Seminar Room
(faculty only)
2 hours 2 hours
(if available)
1 - -
District Residents
Item Type Check-Out Period Renewal Period Max Number of Renewals Fine Max. Fine (Before Billed)
Books in the Library 28 days 28 days 3 - -
I-Share Books Not available - - - -
Interlibrary Loan Loan periods and fines defined by lending library
Videos/Multimedia 28 days 28 days 3 - -
Popular Videos 7 days No renewals - $0.25/day $10
CIRC Desk videos 2 hours No renewals - $1.00/hour $50
Audiobooks and
Musical Recordings
28 days 28 days 1 - -
Reserves and
Anatomy Models
Not available - - - -
Laptops Not available - - - -
Media Lab
Equipment
- - - - -
Media Lab
Workstations
3 hours
(walk in basis only)
3 hours
(if available)
1 - -
Media Lab
Computer Accessories
3 hours
(Media Lab use only)
3 hours
(if available)
1 - -
Calculators Not available - - - -
Group Study Rooms Varies, depending on availability 2 hours
(if available)
1 $3/hour; $10/day $50
Staff
Item Type Check-Out Period Renewal Period Max Number of Renewals Fine Max. Fine (Before Billed)
Books in the Library 28 days 28 days 3 - -
I-Share Books 28 days 28 days 3 - -
Interlibrary Loan Loan periods and fines defined by lending library
Videos/Multimedia 28 days 28 days 3 - -
Popular Videos 7 days No renewals - $0.25/day $10
CIRC Desk videos 2 hours No renewals - $1.00/hour $50
Audiobooks and
Musical Recordings
28 days 28 days 1 - -
Reserves and
Anatomy Models
Varies Varies - $1/hour; $10/day $50
Laptops 2 weeks 2 weeks
(if available)
1 - -
Media Lab
Equipment
Contact Media Lab Supervisor for access - - - -
Media Lab
Workstations
3 hours
(walk in basis only)
3 hours
(if available)
1 - -
Media Lab
Computer Accessories
3 hours
(Media Lab use only)
3 hours
(if available)
1 - -
Equipment
for Staff
Varies Varies - - -
Calculators 3 days 3 days 1 $2/day $50
Group Study Rooms - - - - -
Emeritus Faculty
Item Type Check-Out Period Renewal Period Max Number of Renewals Fine Max. Fine (Before Billed)
Books in the Library 28 days 28 days 6 - -
I-Share Books 28 days 28 days 6 - -
Interlibrary Loan Loan periods and fines defined by lending library
Videos/Multimedia 28 days 28 days 6 - -
Popular Videos 7 days No renewals - $0.25/day $10
CIRC Desk Videos 2 hours No renewals - $1.00/hour $50
Audiobooks and
Musical Recordings
28 days 28 days 1 - -
Reserves and
Anatomy Models
Not available - - - -
Laptops Not available - - - -
Media Lab
Equipment
- - - -
Media Lab
Workstations
3 hours
(walk in basis only)
3 hours
(if available)
1 - -
Media Lab
Computer Accessories
3 hours
(Media Lab use only)
3 hours
(if available)
1 - -
Calculators Not available - - - -
Group Study Rooms Not available - - - -
Billed Items

  • COD items: For COD items that are more than 28 days overdue, patrons will be charged the replacement cost of the item plus a $20 processing fee ($50 processing fee for reserves and equipment).
    Payment of fees: Library fines and fees may be paid in person at the Circulation Desk using cash, check, or credit/debit cards. Credit/debit card payments may be paid by phone by calling Circulation Services at (630) 942-2106.
  • I-Share items: For I-Share items that are more than 28 days overdue, patrons will be charged the replacement cost of the item plus a $20 processing fee.
    Payment of fees: Library fines and fees will be billed to your Library account and paid to the lending library.
  • Interlibrary Loan (ILL) replacement fees: ILL fees for lost or damaged items are determined by the lending library. Contact the ILL Department with questions at (630) 942-2166.
    Payment of fees: Library fines and fees may be paid in person at the Circulation Desk using cash, check, or credit/debit cards. Credit/debit card payments may be paid by phone by calling Circulation Services at (630) 942-2106.

    Checks can be mailed to:

    College of DuPage Library
    425 Fawell Blvd.
    Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
    ATTN: Circulation Services

  • Maximum number of items: Faculty, staff, and students have no limit on number of items that can be checked out, holds, or I-Share requests. District Residents have a limit of 20 concurrent checkouts and a limit of 10 holds.
  • Maximum number of interlibrary loan (ILL) requests: Faculty, staff, and students have no limit on number of ILL requests. District Residents have a limit of 40 ILL requests each calendar year (January 1st to December 31st).