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Checkout Services

Circulation desk, AlkekWelcome!

Located on the 3rd Floor, the Checkout Desk (formerly called Circulation/Reserve) is staffed whenever the library is open. Visit the Checkout Desk for any of the following:

  • Check out or renew library materials
  • Interlibrary loan materials - pick up or return
  • Reserve items for classes - check out or place items on reserve

Checkout Desk   (512) 245-3681

Checkout Desk Email

or contact Devon Birdsong

Check out books, and most other circulating items, at the 3rd Floor Checkout Desk.

Borrowing Policy

Find out which materials can be checked out & for how long. Information for undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty, and visitors.

Circulation Status

Sign into "My Accounts" to view: items checked out and their due dates, requested items, outstanding fines and other library charges.

Renew Materials

Materials can be renewed online, in person at the library Checkout Desk or by phone, (512) 245-3681.

Reserve Services

Find or put materials on reserve for a course. Information about print reserves, including important copyright information. 

Interlibrary Loan

Borrow copies of items not owned by the Library, (512) 245-4893

Non-university Library Users and Alumni

Find out which materials can be checked out & for how long.

Library Holds

Overdue books or unpaid fines prevent you from registering, and from receiving transcripts or grades. Contact Checkout at (512) 245-3681 for more information about Library Holds.

Request Checked-out Items

When an item you need is currently checked out, you may request that it be held for you at Checkout (when it is returned).

Rush Processing Form

You may request rush processing of items that have been ordered, received, or that the catalog indicates is "In process".

Search Form

When an item (such as a book or video) seems to never be on the shelf, or you suspect it is missing, you may use this form to request a search for the item.

TexShare Cards / Use of Area Libraries

For more information, call Checkout Desk at (512) 245-3681.

Lost and Found

(512) 245-3681