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Borrowing Privileges

Retired Staff Library Card

  • Staff who have retired from the University of Puget Sound are eligible to use library resources. 
  • Cost: No cost. 
  • Expiration date: No expiration date. 
  • What we need from you: A valid Washington State ID or valid Washington State Driver's License.
  • Computer usage: Retired University of Puget Sound staff may use electronic resources within the library but are not eligible for remote access. 

Retired Staff Checkout Privileges

  • Books: 50 books. 6 weeks with a one 6-week renewal.
  • Print journals: 1 week
  • Reference: 1 day
  • Open Reserves: Library use only OR (1-day, 2-day, or 3-day checkout)
  • Media: DVDs & CDs - 4 weeks with 1-week renewal
  • Other: No Summit. No Interlibrary Loan.

Additional Borrowing Information

  • All UPS students, faculty, and staff are eligible to utilize the resources at Collins Memorial Library. Affiliated users have limited access to materials. The library requires that patrons present valid identification at each checkout and pick up transaction. Privileges are non-transferable.
  • Visitors may seek a librarian’s assistance with resources at Collins Library, but service is limited. We encourage visitors to start with their public or academic library to ensure they have utilized their local or regional resources. Puget Sound students, faculty and staff have priority in Reference Service and the use of all library resources and equipment.
  • Lost cards: If you lose your university ID or UPS Library issued card, please notify the library as soon as possible, so that there are no further checkouts using that card. Also, notify Dining Services if you have lost your university ID, replacement fees may apply.