Borrowing Books and Media - Faculty and Administrator Borrowing Information

Faculty and Administrator Borrowing Information

CSUSM Administrators are defined in this policy as Presidents, Vice Presidents, Associate Vice Presidents, Deans, and Directors.


With a current CSUSM ID faculty and administrators are allowed the following:

  • Borrow up to 100 items: CSUSM, CSU+ and Interlibrary Loan items
  • 15 Interlibrary Loan book or article requests per week

Loan Periods

  • CSUSM books: 365 days with 1 renewal
  • CSU+: 16 weeks, No renewal
  • Media items: 30 days with 1 renewal
  • Interlibrary Loan: the lending institution determines loan period, generally 2-3 weeks with the possibility of 1 renewal


Faculty and administrators are responsible for the timely return of library items and if not returned by the due date the items will be billed. Library privileges will be suspended until the items are returned.

Lost/Damaged charge per item:

  • CSUSM item: replacement cost
  • CSU+ item: $90.00
  • Media item: replacement cost
  • Interlibrary Loan item: replacement cost

Teaching Assistants/Support Staff

Faculty and administrators may grant their teaching assistants or support staff permission to check out items in their name. A proxy consent form must be completed. Once the proxy user is set-up they will use their own ID card to borrow materials for the Faculty or Administrator.

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