Borrower Privileges

Borrowing limits, loan periods for items in the Libraries’ General Collections are outlined below based on your affiliation with the University of Florida. For more information regarding our Library policies, please visit our Borrowing Policies page.

Students

Affiliation type Borrowing limit loan period
Undergraduates 100 items 8 weeks
Graduate Students 250 items 8 weeks
Registered Graduate Exchange Students 250 items 8 weeks

UF Students have access to:

  • Interlibrary Loan and UBorrow services.
  • Off-campus remote access to UF proprietary databases and electronic resources.

PK Yonge Junior/Senior

Contact the PK Yonge Library for circulation privileges. Once your account is established, you may borrow 5 items for a loan period of 3 weeks, and will receive on-site access to databases.

Class Auditor

Contact Library West for circulation privileges. Once your account is established, you may borrow 100 items for a loan period of 8 weeks and will receive on-site access to databases.

Special programs (ELI, REU, and SSTP students)

Your circulation privileges are verified through your department. Once your account is established, you may borrow 5 items for a loan period of 1 week and will receive on-site access to databases.


Faculty

Affiliation Borrowing limit Due Date
Faculty 350 items April 1st/October 1st
Post Docs 350 items April 1st/October 1st
Visiting Adjuncts 350 items April 1st/October 1st
Courtesy Faculty 350 items April 1st/October 1st
Law Faculty 350 items April 1st/October 1st
PK Yonge Faculty 350 items April 1st/October 1st
UF Emeritus 350 items April 1st/October 1st

UF Faculty have access to:

  • Interlibrary Loan and UBorrow services.
  • Off-campus remote access to UF proprietary databases and electronic resources.

Research/Visiting Scholar, UF International Scholar or UF Faculty Affiliate

Follow the link below to apply for library privileges. Once your account is established, you may borrow 100 items for a loan period of 8 weeks. You will be able to access databases off-site with the VPN client, and are eligible for Interlibrary Loan and Uborrow services.

County Extension Agent

Contact Library West for library privileges. Once your account is established, you may borrow 350 items with due dates falling on April 1st or October 1st. You will have off-campus access to library databases, Interlibrary Loan and Uborrow services.


Staff

Affiliation Borrowing limit loan period
UF Staff (OPS, TEAMS, USPS) 100 items 8 weeks
UF Health Employee 100 items 8 weeks
UF Foundation staff 100 items 8 weeks
Athletic Association 100 items 8 weeks
PK Yonge staff 100 items 8 weeks

UF Staff have access to:

  • Interlibrary Loan and UBorrow services.
  • Off-campus remote access to UF proprietary databases and electronic resources.

Courtesy staff (including docents)

Contact Library West for circulation privileges. Once your account is established, you may borrow 10 items for a loan period of 3 weeks and will receive on-site access to databases.


Retired Affiliates

Retired Staff

Follow the link below to apply for library privileges. Once your account is established, you may borrow up to 10 items for a loan period of 3 weeks. You will also receive on-site access to databases.

Oak Hammock Resident

Follow the link below to apply for library privileges. Once your account is established, you may borrow 350 items with due dates falling on April 1st or October 1st. You will have off-campus access to library databases, Interlibrary Loan and Uborrow services.


Special Borrowers

Spouse or domestic partner of UF faculty, staff, or student

Follow the link below to apply for library privileges. Once your account is established, you may borrow 10 items for a loan period of 3 weeks. You will also receive on-site access to databases.

Student, faculty, or staff of the Florida State University/College System

Follow the link below to apply for library privileges. Once your account is established, you may borrow 10 items for a loan period of 3 weeks. You will also receive on-site access to databases.

UF President’s Council

Follow the link below to apply for library privileges. Once your account is established, you may borrow 10 items for a loan period of 3 weeks. You will also receive on-site access to databases.

Library Friend

Once your library account is established, your may borrow 10 items for a loan period of 8 weeks. You will also receive on-site access to databases.


Visitors

Library Privileges for Visitors

Special Borrower privileges allow you to borrow 10 items for a loan period of 3 weeks. You will also receive on-site access to databases. Follow the link below to find information about purchasing Special Borrower's privileges.