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Scott Library Information

Library Cards

All registered AU students, faculty and staff are able to check out Phillips Library and/or Scott Library materials with their AU ID card or a photo ID. Alumni are able to check out materials with their AU Alumni card obtained from Alumni Relations:

Request from Alumni Relations online
alumni@aurora.edu
630-844-5486
Founders House (located across the street from Phillips Library on Marseillaise Place)

Loan Periods

Books:
Students: 28 days, 3 renewals
Faculty: 112 days, 3 renewals
Alumni: 28 days, 3 renewals

Media:
Students: 14 days, no renewals
Faculty: 14 days, no renewals
Alumni: not available to check-out

Curriculum Collection:
Students: 7 days, 1 renewal
Faculty: 7 days, 1 renewal
Alumni: 7 days, 1 renewal

Students and faculty are limited to a total of 100 items checked out; Alumni are limited to 10 items checked out.

Fines

Phillips Library and Scott Library do NOT assess daily fines.  If an item is not returned it is considered "lost."

Lost Book Fine (including Curriculum Collection items):

Students: $60 lost item + $15 processing fee
If item is returned before fines are reported to Student Accounts fines are forgiven; if returned after reported to Student Accounts all but $5 is forgiven. Payable at Student Accounts.

Faculty: $60 lost item + $15 processing fee
If item is returned all fines are forgiven.

Alumni: $60 lost item + $15 processing fee

Lost Media Fine:

Students: $135 lost item + $15 processing fee
If item is returned before fines are reported to Student Accounts fines are forgiven; if returned after reported to Student Accounts all but $5 is forgiven. Payable at Student Accounts.

Faculty: $135 lost item + $15 processing fee
If item is returned all fines are forgiven.

Alumni: $135 lost item + $15 processing fee