Borrowing Policies for Ferrum College Students, Faculty, and Staff
Faculty and Staff may check out books for six months. Students and community patrons
may check out books for thirty days. They may be renewed once, provided that another
patron has not requested the book.
There are no limits on the number of books that faculty, staff, or students can check
out. Community patrons may have up to ten books checked out at one time.
There are no fines for overdue books. However, students and community patrons with
overdue books are not allowed to check out additional books until the overdue books
Films and equipment are available for checkout to faculty, staff, and students only.
They circulate for three days. Fines of one dollar per day per item are assessed to
students with overdue films. Fines of five dollars per day are assessed to students
with overdue equipment items. Any unpaid fines will be billed to student accounts
at the end of each semester.
Reciprocal Borrowing Policies
Lending Rules: Five books at a time for a 30 day lending period. No overdue fines; replacement fee
is book cost + $15 processing fee. Must present proof of current registration at
a qualifying ACA or VIVA library.