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Services for the Community: Lifetime Alumni

Borrowing and Renewal Rules

Undergraduate Students 99 items total
5 media
6 weeks
No renewal limit
6 weeks
2 renewals
3 weeks
No renewals
Graduate Students 99 items total
5 media

End of semester
No renewal limit

6 weeks
2 renewals
3 weeks
No renewals
UH System Faculty (Current and retired) 400 items total
10 media
Annual April 15th due date
No renewal limit
6 weeks
2 renewals
3 weeks
No renewals
UH System Staff (Current) 199 items total
10 media
120 days
No renewal limit
6 weeks
2 renewals
3 weeks
No renewals
Adjunct faculty 199 items total
10 media
End of semester
No renewal limit
6 weeks
2 renewals
3 weeks
No renewals
Alumni, Affiliates, FMCU students, Hawk Connection 10 items total
4 media
6 weeks
1 renewal
6 weeks
1 renewal
3 weeks
No renewals
TexShare, Lunar & Planentary Institute Borrowers 4 items total
4 media
6 weeks
1 renewal
6 weeks
1 renewal
3 weeks
No renewals

Return Library Items

You can return library items at:

  • The Neumann Library circulation desk
  • The UHCL Pearland Library service desk
  • The book drop located next to the Neumann Library entrance
  • The book drop located outside the Bayou Building entrance closest to the student parking lot
  • Any other library in the University of Houston system

-Items must be returned in the same condition as when checked out.

-Do not write or highlight in books, fold pages, or remove pages.

-Borrowers are financially responsible for damage that occurs to the item while it is checked out to them.

-If you notice damage before checking the item out, please bring it to the attention of library staff.  The damage will be noted in the item's record, and you will not be held responsible for the damage upon return.

UHCL Alumni

  • All UHCL Alumni may borrow up to 10 items (limit of 4 media) from the library at a time.
  • Borrowing materials requires a UHCL General or Lifetime membership card, along with a photo ID.  To learn about obtaining an alumni card please visit the Alumni Association page.
  • Alumni may request materials from other libraries in the UH System, but may not request items through Interlibrary Loan.
  • Alumni do not have access to the library's databases or eBooks.
  • Alumni do not have access to the library study rooms.

Your Library Account

Log in to your library account to view your current checkouts, renew materials, or place holds on items.

Log in to ILLiad to view your requests for books and articles from libraries outside the UH system.

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