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Who may borrow materials from the Library? 
What identification do I need to borrow materials?

  • UW-Waukesha students, faculty, staff, and alumni - with a UW-Waukesha ID card or WI driver's license
  • Wisconsin residents 16 years or older - with a valid WI driver's license
  • Students, faculty, and staff from all accredited colleges and universities based in Wisconsin - with relevant UW Colleges UCard.

Materials held by the UW-Waukesha Library generally circulate by the guidelines below. Materials borrowed through Interlibrary Loan (ILL) can sometimes be renewed. Most items below can be renewed online through your Search@UW account or by contacting the Library Information Desk (262.521.5473) during our open hours.

Circulation Guidelines
Item Type WAK Students WAK faculty/staff Community Users Fines
Books 28 days 6 months 28 days .25/day
Videos 14 days 14 days 7 days $1/day
Music CDs 14 days 14 days 7 days $1/day
Laptops 1 day n/a n/a $.05/min.
Reference Books 14 days 14 days in-library use only $1/day
Periodicals 14 days 14 days in-library use only $1/day
Calculators/Headphones 1 day 1 day in-library use only $.05/min.
Jumper Cables 1 day 1 day 1 day $1/day
Interlibrary Loan Materials (non-UW) 14-28 days 14-28 days n/a  varies