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Last Updated: Aug 5, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates
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Library Privileges

Library Cards

Your valid HU ID card is your library card. Go to the Circulation Desk to activate your account at the beginning of each semester.

Checkout Limits
Undergraduates15 items4 items
HU Staff15 items4 items
Honors Program Undergraduates30 items4 items
Graduate Students30 items4 items
Faculty 30 items4 items
Administrators30 items4 items
Alumni4 items4 items
VTC Borrowers4 items4 items

Checkout Periods
Book30 days
DVD14 days
Course Reserve2 hours
Government Document14 days

Overdue Fines

  • Overdue fines are $ 0.20 per day per item
  • Maximum fine is $10.00

Borrowing Materials from Other Libraries

The Virginia Tidewater Consortium Card(VTC) enables students faculty and staff to borrow library materials from member institutions.

Consortium applications and borrower cards are available at the Circulation Desk.

VTC member institutions:




Renewing Materials

  • In person - at the Circulation Desk
  • By phone - call the Circulation Desk at (757)727-5372 during library hours
  • Online
    1. Go to FIND BOOKS (Online Catalog)
    2. Select My Account

    3. Then select Renew My Materials
    4. Enter your User ID (your HU ID Number) and your PIN (the last 4 digits of your HU ID Number)

    5. Click on List Charged Items


Borrowing Reserve Materials

  1. Locate Academic Reserve materials with the Reserve Desk feature of the Library Catalog

  2. Present a valid Hampton University ID and request the reserve item by Reserve Call Number at the Circulation Desk

  3. Search reserve materials by:
    • Instructor Name
    • Course Number
    • Course Name



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