THE LIBRARY IS OPEN ONLINE! While our physical spaces remain closed, the CCNY Libraries team is working remotely to make library resources and services available online.
You must have a valid CUNY ID to borrow City College items.
|Undergraduate||4 weeks with 9 online renewals|
|Graduate Students||6 weeks with 9 online renewals|
|Ph.D. Students||8 weeks with 9 online renewals|
|Campus High School Students||2 weeks with 1 renewal|
|SUNY Empire State College Students||4 weeks (with valid ID)|
|CCNY Faculty||8 weeks with 3 online renewals|
|CUNY Faculty (non-CCNY)||8 weeks with 2 online renewals|
|Visiting Faculty||3 weeks with 3 online renewals|
|Retired Faculty||8 weeks with 4 online renewals|
|Campus High School Faculty||4 weeks with 1 online renewal|
|CUNY Staff (non-faculty)||4 weeks with 1 online renewal|
Alumni & Friends of the Library
|Alumni Association members||3 weeks, CCNY books only, no renewal|
|Friends of the Library ($100)||on-site access to CCNY Library books/databases (no borrowing)|
|Friends of the Library ($500)||3 weeks, no renewal (CCNY books only)|
Return Policy Change
Beginning March 14, 2020, City College patrons will be allowed 9 renewals.
Overdue Policy Change
Beginning March 14, 2020, all CUNY libraries will suspend regular overdue fines and recall overdue fines. Reserve fines and lost item fines will remain.
Patrons with fines totaling over $25 will be issued a block on their CUNYfirst account. A block will prevent registration, graduation, requests for transcripts and borrowing privileges from any CUNY Library.
Patrons who have Lost Books/Items on their library record will have a block placed on their CUNYfirst account. Until cleared, the block will prevent registration, graduation, requests for transcripts and borrowing privileges from any CUNY Library.
The fees for Lost Books/Items are as follows:
The Lost Item fee for calculators or DVDs is the current retail price.