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Checkout & Renew: STUDENTS

Student Lending Policy

Lending policies for all VWU students.

Circulating books (2nd floor)
  • Virginia Wesleyan University ID card required
  • 50 book limit
  • 60 day loan
  • Renewal for additional 4 weeks
  • Renew in person or by phone 757/455-3224
  • Renew online (See directions in the box to the right.)
Videos
  • Virginia Wesleyan University ID card required
  • 10 movie limit
  • 7 day loan
  • Renewal for additional 7 days
  • Renew in person or by phone 757/455-3224
  • Renew online (See directions in the box to the right.)
Reserves
  • Virginia Wesleyan University ID card required
  • 4 item limit
  • Loan period varies (3-hour, 24-hour, 3-day, 7-day)
  • NO RENEWALS
  • Some reserve materials must remain in library
Leisure Reading Collection
  • Virginia Wesleyan University ID card required
  • 3 week loan
  • No limit on renewals
  • Renew in person or by phone 757/455-3224
  • Renew online (See directions in the box to the right.)
Lost Materials
  • Replacement cost of the item, plus $10.00 per item processing fee
  • Charges are transferred to the business office when the books are 5 weeks overdue or if they are not returned by the end of the semester
Borrowing at Virginia Tidewater Consortium (VTC) Libraries
  • Virginia Wesleyan students and faculty must apply for a VTC Card at the Information Desk of Hofheimer Library
  • Virginia Wesleyan ID must be presented to apply 
  • VTC card allows students to check out books from other libraries within the Consortium
  • Students must present both Virginia Wesleyan ID and VTC card to check out books from consortium libraries
  • VTC cards are good for one semester only; students and faculty must reapply each semester
  • List of Virginia Tidewater Consortium Library Members
  • Circulation Policies of VTC Libraries
Privacy Policy
  • It is the policy of Hofheimer Library that the privacy of all users shall be respected in compliance with federal and state laws and professional standards.
  • For examples of how this policy applies to specific services or programs, please refer to the Privacy Statement & Guidelines.

Renew Hofheimer Library Items

Renew Hofheimer Library and Interlibrary Loans

  • Logging into your Hofheimer Library WorldCat Discovery account using your VWU barcode and password. New users will be required to set a password. See this short video on COVID-19 procedures and instructions for registering your account.
  • Visiting the circulation desk to renew items in person (Hofheimer Library items only).
  • Calling the circulation desk at 757-455-3224 (Hofheimer Library items only).
  • Calling Stephen Leist at 757-455-2131 (Interlibrary Loans only).
  • Email Stephen Leist at sleist@vwu.edu (Interlibrary Loans only).

Additional Help

For more information on library resources and services,

contact the Information Desk x3224 or email library@vwu.edu