Davis Family Library: 8am - 11pm
Armstrong Science Library: 10am - 10pm
Library Response to COVID-19

Loan Periods

Please note that for Fall 2020, we cannot accommodate requests for materials from alumni and guest borrowers.

  Students and Staff Faculty
Print materials, CDs 28 days 6 months
DVDs 3 days (limit 3 items) 14 days
Equipment usually 1-3 days up to 14 days


We are offering a very limited pool of equipment for circulation during the Fall 2020.  More information can be found on our Equipment Page. To book equipment online, fill out the Equipment Booking form.

For a list of available equipment, please see MIDCAT.

Lockers and Carrels

Lockers are available to all students, faculty, and staff. The keys can be checked out for a semester at a time.

Thesis carrel keys are not available for Fall 2020.  A limited number of carrels can still be used for in-library study space on a first come, first served basis.

See Library lockers and study carrel guidelines.

Renewing Items

Most material borrowed from the library can be renewed, often multiple times. To renew an item, login to your My MIDCAT account.  Please note that renewing only works if done before an item is overdue.


Please use the book drops for returns (except for equipment); do not return books to the circulation desk, if at all possible.

  • Davis Family Library vestibule, just to the left as you enter the front doors
  • Davis Family Library, on the back wall facing Storrs Avenue, next to the garage door
  • Armstrong Library, next to the front doors

Equipment returns: Please return equipment to the Davis Family Library Circulation desk.

See also Lost or Damaged Library Materials.

Additional Resources

Library Borrowing Policy
Borrowing Forms
Interlibrary Loan
Film Screening