Borrowing & Renewal

Borrowing and renewal of Sul Ross Library material differs depending on your affiliation with the University.

To check out material from the Library, you must present a valid SRSU photo ID card or an acceptable form of SRSU Library borrowing card, such as a Community Borrower’s Card or a TexShare Card. You are responsible for all items checked out to your account.

Loan Periods

Loan periods differ by material type and SRSU affiliation

SRSU Undergraduates

SRSU Graduate Students, Faculty and Staff

Community Borrowers

Library Visitors

Library Use only

All Borrowers

7-day, 2-day or Library Use Only; as designated by faculty who place materials on reserve

  • The Bestsellers Collection (First Floor) ________
  • All material in The Archives of the Big Bend is Library Use Only
  • The Van Robinson Fine Press Books Collection is Library Use Only

Check Due Dates & Renew Items Online

To check your account status or renew materials online, go to My Library Account.

In general, Students and Community Borrowers are limited to one online renewal per item, depending on the type of material. Faculty and Staff are limited to three online renewals per item, depending on the type of material. Faculty and Staff are advised to time their book renewals for the last month of the Spring or Fall semesters.

Please note that your library account must be in good standing in order to renew materials online. Call the Circulation Desk at 432-837-8123 for assistance with online renewals or log-in problems.

Once items are renewed, please take note of the new due date. All Library users are responsible for returning items on time. If the system will not let you renew an item, you must return it to the Library to avoid fines.