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

  • UWM at Waukesha students, faculty, staff, and alumni - with a UWM at 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 UWM at 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 End of term 28 days n/a
Videos 14 days 14 days 7 days n/a
Music CDs 14 days 14 days 7 days n/a
Laptops 1 day n/a n/a $1/hour
Reference Books 14 days 14 days in-library use only n/a
Periodicals 14 days 14 days in-library use only n/a
Calculators/Headphones 1 day 1 day in-library use only $1/hour
Jumper Cables 1 day 1 day 1 day $5/day
Interlibrary Loan Materials (non-UW) 14-28 days 14-28 days n/a  varies


*A lost item fee of at least $100 is applied for items that are declared lost.  This fee varies per type of item checked out and not returned.