A valid picture ID must be presented for borrowing. Items will be loaned only to the person to whom the ID card is issued.


It is the borrower's responsibility to renew or return items when they are due. As a courtesy, one electronic overdue notice will be sent after the item is due. Overdue items/fines will prevent student from registering, receiving a transcript, or participating in graduation. Two book drops are located outside the library for return of materials when the library is closed.

Overdue fines are assessed as follows:

  • 3 week items .......................$0.25 per day
  • 3 or 7 day reserve items........$0.25 per day
  • Timed Reserves.................$0.60 per hour of infraction
  • Timed Laptop Reserve..........$5.00 per hour (or part of an hour)
  • Lost Books ............................$35.00 replacement fee plus $15.00 processing fee

Fine can be paid by cash, check or credit card at the circulation desk, or by credit card over the telephone at 706-507-8670.

Hours for the Circulation Desk are as follows:

Monday-Thursday: 7am-2am, Friday: 7am-5pm, Saturday: 10am-6pm, Sunday: 10am-10pm

*These charges do not pertain to lost or recalled Gil Express or Interlibrary loan materials.*

Lost Items

If the borrower finds and returns a lost item within the same fiscal year in which payment was made, a refund will be issued for the replacement cost of the item, but not for the processing fee. Overdue fines are not charged on lost and paid items. The standard replacement fee of $35 applies only to books owned by CSU Libraries (excluding media items, ILL, or GIL Express).

Placing A Hold Request

A "Hold Request" may be placed at the circulation desk for circulating materials that are presently out on loan. The item will be held for the requester when it is returned. Materials with a "hold request" on them may not be renewed.