When can I register for a Courtesy Borrower card, check out books, or visit the UT Libraries again?
The UT Libraries are limited to UT students, faculty and staff for Spring 2021. Decisions about Summer 2021 are contingent upon University planning.
I have a Courtesy Borrower card that has expired/is expiring. How do I renew it?
If you got your Courtesy Borrower card through your Texas Exes membership, you should have received an email about renewal options. If you did not, contact Courtesy Borrower Services (information in sidebar).
If you got your Courtesy Borrower card through TexShare and have a new TexShare card from your institution, you should have received an email about renewal options. If you did not, contact Courtesy Borrower Services (information in sidebar).
If you did not receive this email or have other questions about renewing your Courtesy Borrower card, contact Courtesy Borrower Services (information in sidebar).
I have materials checked out from before the Libraries closed in March. What do I do?
If your account is not expired, you may renew eligible items. Otherwise they must be returned. The book drops on the PCL plaza and at the Pickle Research Campus (PRC) are open and you may also mail your books back. See this page for mailing addresses.
I renewed my books but received a notice that they were recalled by another patron. What do I do?
You must return the book by the date due stated in the recall notice.
I returned my books on time but they are still showing as checked out and now they are overdue. What do I do?
All books are quarantined upon return. No fines are levied during the quarantine period. If it have questions about a returned book, contact Courtesy Borrower Services (information on this page).
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