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Borrowing Services


Your library account

Click HERE to login to your library account and:

  • renew library materials
  • see what you have checked out
  • see your library fines


Loan Periods

How long can materials be checked out?





28 days, 5 renewals

7 days, 1 renewal


13 weeks, 5 renewals

7 days, 1 renewal

Faculty or Staff

26 weeks,  renewals

7 days, 1 renewal (more upon request)

Community User

28 days, 1 renewal



Intra-System Loan (ISL)

Intra-System Loan (ISL) enables University of Hawaii students, faculty, and staff to request books or journal articles from other libraries in the UH system. Before requesting books or articles through Intra-System Loan, check our library catalog to see if the book or Journal title you need is available in the UH System.

Visitors & Community Members

UHMC Library is a University of Hawai'i library.

As a service to the community, borrower cards are available to Hawai'i residents, age 18 and over, according to the following fee schedule.

Hawai'i residents:

$30.00 for six months and 
$60.00 for one year

Senior citizens (60+ years):

$20.00 for six months and 
$30.00 for one year.

Community user applicants must be Hawai'i residents and show valid proof of residency.

Borrowers are responsible for all material checked out with their cards and will be assessed replacement costs and handling fees if material is damaged or lost.

Books checked out may be recalled by a UH/UHMC student, staff member, or faculty member.

Types of materials that may be borrowed: All general circulation books, including Hawaiian collection.

Types of materials that may not be borrowed or used in the library, include:

  • videotapes, CDs, DVDs or other items from the MEDIA collection.
  • items in Closed Shelves, Closed Reserve, Reserve, or class videos

Loan periods: 28 days, one renewal

Borrowing limit: Total of 10 books checked out at a time. Account is blocked at $10 in fines or one lost book.

Fines: 25¢ per day

Lost/damaged items : Full replacement cost of item plus $10 overdue fine and $10 non-refundable processing fee. Standard total for most lost items is $80, this amount may be greater.