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Retired Main Campus AAP & Staff Borrowing Policies

Main Campus retired classified staff and AAP (Academic and Administrative Professional) can request borrowing privileges at Main Campus libraries (Blommer Science, Bioethics, and Lauinger). Please come to the Access Services Circulation Desk to set up account.


  • Patrons may borrow only Main Campus Georgetown University Library books.
  • There is no limit to number of books that can be checked out.
  • Loan period is six weeks and three renewals are available before book must be brought to Library.

Privileges do not include:

  • Off-campus access to eBooks, eJournals, or databases.
  • Access to the GU Medical or Law libraries.
  • Access to WRLC material.
  • Access to Interlibrary Loan.



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  Limitations Loan Period
Items from Lauinger Unlimited 6 weeks *
Items from Blommer Unlimited 6 weeks *
Items from Woodstock Unlimited 6 weeks *
Items from Bioethics Unlimited 4 weeks *

* Items subject to recall 4 weeks after loan period begins, or 1 week if needed for course reserves.

Other Materials

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  Limitations Loan Period
Bound Journals Not Allowed N/A
Media (DVDs on 2nd Floor, CDs at Circulation Desk) Unlimited 1 week with 2 renewals
Equipment (from Gelardin New Media Center) Unlimited 72 hour maximum
Reserves Max of 3 2/4/24 Hours or 3 Days
Kindles 1 4 weeks
Government Documents Unlimited 4 weeks *

* Items subject to recall 4 weeks after loan period begins, or 1 week if needed for course reserves.

Renew Your Items

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You may renew your books up to three times if they have not been requested by another borrower.

Books and media can be renewed online through HoyaSearch from the My Library Account option, by phone at (202) 687-7607, in person at the Circulation Desk, or by responding to the electronic overdue notice.

Fines will accrue on all materials renewed three days or more beyond the listed due date.