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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 University ID card.

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 $1/hour
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 $5/day
Jumper Cables 1 day 1 day 1 day $5/day
Interlibrary Loan Materials (non-UW) 14-28 days 14-28 days n/a