Policies

Borrowing Policies

The following borrowing policies apply to Simmons students, faculty, staff, and alumnae/i, and to members of the Fenway Library Consortium. Guests not affiliated with Simmons College or a member institution of the Fenway Library Consortium do not have borrowing privileges at the Simmons College Library, but are welcome to use materials while in the Library. To view Borrowing Policies by user group, browse the Services pages.

Books

  • Students, alumnae/i, and FLC members: 28 days with 3 renewals
  • Faculty and staff: 90 days with 3 renewals

Media (DVDs and CDs)

  • 7 days with 3 renewals

Course Reserves

  • Students, faculty, and staff ONLY: most items 3 hours (in-library use); some items 24 hours or 7 days (as per instructor request)

Museum Passes

Guests not affiliated with Simmons College or a member institution of the Fenway Library Consortium do not have borrowing privileges at the Simmons College Library, but are welcome to use materials at the Library. To view Borrowing Policies by user group, browse the Services pages.

Books

  • Students: 28 days with 3 renewals
  • Faculty and Staff: 90 days with 3 renewals
  • Alumnae/i: 28 days with 3 renewals
  • Fenway Library Consortium Members: 28 days with 3 renewals

Diversions Books

  • Students: 28 days with 3 renewals
  • Faculty and Staff: 28 days with 3 renewals
  • Alumnae/i: 28 days with 3 renewals
  • Fenway Library Consortium Members: 28 days with 3 renewals

Audio CDs

  • Students: 7 days with 3 renewals
  • Faculty and Staff: 7 days with 3 renewals
  • Alumnae/i: 7 days with 3 renewals
  • Fenway Library Consortium Members: 7 days with 3 renewals

DVDs and VHS Cassettes

  • Students: 7 days with 1 renewal
  • Faculty and Staff: 7 days with 1 renewal
  • Alumnae/i: 7 days with 1 renewal
  • Fenway Library Consortium Members: 7 days with 1 renewal

Laser Discs

  • Faculty and Staff: 7 days with 1 renewal

16mm Films

  • Faculty and Staff: 7 days with 1 renewal

Course Reserves

  • Students: 3 hours (in-library use), 24 hours, or 7 days
  • Faculty and Staff: 3 hours (in-library use), 24 hours, or 7 days

Museum Passes

As of February 2012