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Library HoursMon-Thurs 7:30 a.m. - 2 a.m.
Friday 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday 2:00 p.m. - 2 a.m.
There is no limit to the number of books that may be checked out by students & faculty. For specific Circulation policy for library materials, see
Materials returned after the due date incur charges which are to be paid at the Circulation Desk. Overdue materials may prevent checkout of additional material and class registration.
Books: The overdue fine is $0.25 per day per book. The fine is forgiven for books returned within seven days (grace period) of the due date. However, on the eighth day the fine is $2.00 per book. Books generally
circulate for three weeks. Renewal is usually possible.
Videos and CDs: The overdue fine is $1.00 per day per video. There is no grace period. Videos and CDs generally circulate for seven days.
Interlibrary Loan: The overdue fine is $1.00 per day per item. There is no grace period for ILL items. Due dates are set by the library which owns the item. It is sometimes possible to renew an ILL item once.
Please present the ILL item at the circulation desk to request renewal. ILL items cannot be renewed electronically.
Reserves: The overdue fine is $5.00 per day for all types of reserves. There is no grace period. Reserve materials cannot be renewed.
PASCAL Delivers: The overdue fine is $1.00 per day per item. There is no grace period. The loan period is usually six weeks. PASCAL Delivers books cannot be renewed.
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There is a book drop located outside, at the front of the building.
Video tapes are shelved with the general collection. These can be searched in library catalog.
Check the hours posted on the front doors, Library Calendar that is listed on the Library
homepage, or call (864) 503-5620.
Magazines and Journals are located in the Periodical/Microforms section of the library on the first floor. These materials are arranged in alphabetical order by current, bound, and microfilm.
Most reserve materials are for use in the library only. Other reserve materials circulate for 24 hours, 3 days, or 7 days. You must have your USC Upstate ID to check out reserve materials.
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Study rooms are available on a first come, first serve basis.
There are four coin operated copiers. Library staff will be happy to assist you in the use of the copiers. Copies are ten cents each.
The University of South Carolina Upstate is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and masters degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia, 30033 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of USC Upstate. Comments or Complaints?