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Circulation Policies & Procedures

If you have questions regarding any of the following policies, please contact the Circulation Desk at (252) 493-7350 or pittlrc@email.pittcc.edu. You may also want to search our FAQs to see if your question has already been answered.

Loan Periods

Item Students/Non-Students **Faculty/Staff
General Collection & Audio books 21 days 21 days
Software with books 21 days 21 days
Public audiovisuals 7 days 21 days
Reserves instructor determined varies
*Classroom audiovisuals non-circulating 21 days
*AV equipment non-circulating 21 days
Laptops 2 hours/library only 7 days
Reference books non-circulating 1 day
Periodicals non-circulating 1 day

*Non-profit community organizations may borrow classroom audiovisual materials and AV equipment for a 24-hour loan period.

**Loan periods for faculty/staff can be adjusted as needed.

Overdue Fines

Fines on overdue items accumulate at the following rates:

Type of item Fee
Books $.05 per day (1 day grace period)
Public audiovisuals $.05 per day
Reserve items $1.00 per day

Borrowing Materials

Distance Education Students:

If you are a student who is not enrolled in any on-campus classes, the library will mail a book directly to your home address.

For more information, or to request a book to be sent to you in this manner, please e-mail Teresa Thompson at tthompso@email.pittcc.edu or bytelephone at (252) 493-7352.

Returning Materials

Flag Removal

All overdue materials must be returned and all fines paid before you can register or graduate. Flags are placed on student records when materials are overdue, lost, or have accumulated fines.

You can find out why you have a flag by doing one of the following: