Borrow/Renew

Current UCA Students, Faculty, and Staff

  • Must present a current BearCard
  • Books can be borrowed for:
    • a semester for students.
    • a year for faculty and staff.
  • Most, UCA library items can be renewed by accessing your library account.
  • DVDs can be borrowed for 7 days and up to 7 DVDs can be borrowed at a time.
  • Course and Textbook reserve can be borrowed for 2 hours and must stay in the library
  • Laptops are also available for checkout. Laptops can be borrowed for 6 hours and must stay in the library.

Additional information about borrowing policies be found on the Borrowing FAQs page.

Other Library Patrons

If you are an Arkansas resident age 16 and over, you can apply for a Community User Library Card which allows patrons to borrow 3 library books at a time for 28 days. Please see our Community User Library Card for more information. The Community User Library Card is not required if you already have one of the following:

  • a current UCA Alumni Association card
  • a current Hendrix ID
  • a current ARKLink card and your college or university ID

Circulation Desk

Circulation staff is here to help and is available whenever the library is open. If you have questions, you can visit the Circulation Desk, call 501-450-3174, or email circulation@uca.edu.