Loan Policy

Downtown Campus Resource Centre

  • A maximum of two items may be borrowed overnight in exchange for a valid McGill I.D. card or a $20.00 deposit per item.
  • Books may be borrowed after 4pm and must be returned by 10am the next working day.

During statutory holidays and summer breaks:

  • A maximum of two items may be borrowed in exchange for a valid McGill I.D. card and a $20.00 deposit per item.

Reserved Books:

  • Reserved books can only be used in the Resource Centre. 
  • A maximum of 1 reserved item may be borrowed in exchange for a valid McGill I.D. card.

Resource Room:

Students have access to two computers with the Internet, Adobe Acrobat Reader, and Microsoft Office Suite. You also have access to a printer.

Macdonald Campus Resource Centre

Books may be borrowed for a maximum of three days with valid McGill identification.


Resource Room:
Students have access to one computer with access to the Internet, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Microsoft Office.

Overdue, Lost or Damaged Items

Failing to return the Centre's material on time, losing or damaging material:

  • You will be blocked from accessing myFuture and all the CaPS services.
  • You will need to pay for the replacement cost of items which are lost or damaged.

Your borrowing privileges are suspended or temporarily suspended, and your deposit is forfeit:

  • Due to repeatedly not returning library materials on time.

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