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Graduate Center Privileges and Fines

CUNY Libraries Circulation Policies

Borrowers are guaranteed an initial loan period: 4 weeks for undergraduates and staff, 6 weeks for master’s students, and 8 weeks for faculty and doctoral students. and grads; 6 weeks for faculty and doctoral students. After that, another borrower may recall a book to be due at a new, earlier due date. Recall notices are emailed to the initial borrower announcing the new due date, which is never fewer than 10 days from the date of recall. Fines for overdue recalled books increase from $0.25/day to $1/day. CUNY-wide fines totaling $5 block library privileges CUNY-wide.

As of January 27, 2014, all CUNY doctoral faculty, GC retirees, and faculty research assistants are subject to fines for overdue library materials. Read more about this change.

User Status
CUNY Library Borrowing/ CLICS
(Intra-CUNY Requests)
Loan Period/
Renewals
Fines & Other Fees
CUNY GC Master's StudentsYES / YES6 weeks/ unlimitedOverdue: $0.25/day
Lost: $25+item cost
Reserve: $0.10/min
Recall: $1.00/day
ILL: $0.25/day
YESYESYESYES
CUNY GC PhD StudentsYES / YES8 weeks/ unlimitedOverdue: $0.25/day
Lost: $25+item cost
Reserve: $0.10/min
Recall: $1.00/day
ILL: $0.25/day
YESYESYESYES
CUNY Doctoral Faculty & GC RetireesYES / YES8 weeks/ unlimitedOverdue: $0.25/day
Lost: $25+item cost
Reserve: $0.10/min
Recall: $1.00/day
ILL: $0.25/day
YESYESYESYES
CUNY StaffYES / YES4 weeks/3Overdue: $0.25/day
Lost: $25+item cost
Reserve: $0.10/min
Recall: $1.00/day
ILL: $0.25/day
YESYESYESYES
CUNY non-GC Graduate StudentsYES / YES4 weeks/6Overdue: $0.25/day
Lost: $25+item cost
Reserve: $0.10/min
Recall: $1.00/day
ILL: n/a
NONONONO
CUNY non-GC Faculty & RetireesYES / YES8 weeks/ unlimitedOverdue: $0.25/day
Lost: $25+item cost
Reserve: $0.10/min
Recall: $1.00/day
ILL: n/a
NONONONO
CUNY UndergradsYES / YES4 weeks/3Overdue: $0.25/day
Lost: $25+item cost
Reserve: $0.10/min
Recall: $1.00/day
ILL: n/a
NONONONO
Empire State StudentsYES / YES3 weeks/6Overdue: $0.25/day
Lost: $25+item cost
Reserve: $0.10/min
Recall: $1.00/day
ILL: n/a
NONONONO
CUNY PhD & GC Master's AlumsGC only / NO3 weeks/3Overdue: $0.25/day
Lost: $25+item cost
Reserve: $0.10/min
Recall: $1.00/day
ILL: n/a
NONONONO
GC Visiting Scholars (temporary ID)GC only / NO6 weeks/6Overdue: $0.25/day
Lost: $25+item cost
Reserve: $0.10/min
Recall: $1.00/day
ILL: $0.25/day
YESYESYESYES
GC Visiting Students (temporary ID)GC only / NO2 weeks/0Overdue: $0.25/day
Lost: $25+item cost
Reserve: $0.10/min
Recall: $1.00/day
ILL: $0.25/day
YESYESYESNO
CUNY School of
Professional Studies
YES / YES4 weeks/3Overdue: $0.25/day
Lost: $25+item cost
Reserve: $0.10/min
Recall: $1.00/day
ILL: n/a
NONONONO
GC Library Associates/ FriendsDepends / NONOn/aNONONONO
GC Faculty Research AssistantsYES / YES8 weeks/6Overdue: $0.25/day
Lost: $25+item cost
Reserve: $0.10/min
Recall: $1.00/day
ILL: $0.25/day
NONOYESNO
METRO visitorsOn-Site access only / NONOn/aNONONONO

 

*Information about NYPL fines available on NYPL website.