UW-Madison Undergraduates & Special Students

UW-Madison undergraduate students and special students use a current, valid UW-Madison ID to borrow materials and have the following library privileges:

What's your loan period?

    • Books 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Journals 1 day / 2 renewals
    • Government Documents 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Microforms 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Videos 14 days / 1 renewal
    • Software 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Audio 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Books 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Journals 7 days / no renewals *
    • Microforms non-circulating
    • Videos non-circulating
    • Software non-circulating
    * Art Library unbound journals do not circulate.
    • Books 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Journals non-circulating
    • Government Documents 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Microforms non-circulating
    • Books 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Journals in-library use only
    • Videos 28 days / 2 renewals; Open Book Collection: 14 days / 1 renewal
    • Software 28 days / 2 renewals; Open Book Collection Games: 14 days / 1 renewal
    • Tools 3 days
    • Books 28 days / 2 renewals †
    • Journals non-circulating
    • Government Documents Audiovisual: 14 days / 1 renewal Print: 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Microforms 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Videos 14 days / 2 renewals
    • Software 14 days / 2 renewals
    • Audio 14 days / 2 renewals
    † Ebling books published before 1914 do not circulate.
    • Books 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Journals 7 days / 1 renewal *
    • Government Documents 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Microforms 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Videos 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Software 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Audio 28 days / 2 renewals
    * Geology unbound journals do not circulate.
    • Books 28 days / 2 renewals ∆
    • Journals 28 days / 2 renewals *∆
    • Government Documents 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Microforms 28 days / 2 renewals ∆
    • Videos 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Software varies / ask library staff for assistance
    * Historical unbound journals do not circulate. ∆ Historical genealogical books, journals, & microforms do not circulate.
    • Books 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Journals non-circulating
    • Microforms 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Videos 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Software 3 days / 2 renewals
    • Audio 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Books 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Journals 3 days / no renewals *
    * Journalism unbound journals do not circulate.
    • Books 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Journals non-circulating
    • Government Documents 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Microforms 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Videos 3 days / no renewals
    • Software varies / ask library staff for assistance
    • Audio varies / ask library staff for assistance
    • Books 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Journals 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Microforms varies / ask library staff for assistance
    • Videos 14 days / 1 renewal
    • Software 14 days / 1 renewal
    • Audio 14 days / 1 renewal
    • Books 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Journals non-circulating
    • Microforms 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Videos 14 days / 2 renewals
    • Software 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Audio 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Books 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Journals non-circulating
    • Microforms 2 hours / no renewals, in-house use only
    • Videos December 30 May 30 / 3 renewals
    • Software December 30 May 30 / 3 renewals
    • Audio December 30 May 30 / 3 renewals
    • Books 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Government Documents Varies
    • Microforms Varies
    • Videos 14 days / no renewals
    • Software Varies
    • Audio Varies
    • Books 28 days / 1 renewal
    • Journals 2 hours / no renewal
    • Government Documents 28 days / 1 renewal
    • Software 28 days / no renewals
    • Books 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Journals non-circulating
    • Microforms 28 days no renewals
    • Videos 7 days / no renewals
    • Audio 7 days / no renewals
    • Books 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Journals non-circulating
    • Government Documents 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Microforms non-circulating
    • Videos 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Software 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Audio 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Books 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Journals 28 days / 2 renewals §
    • Government Documents 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Microforms 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Videos 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Software 28 days / 2 renewals
    • Audio 28 days / 2 renewals
    § Current and unbound journals do not circulate.