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Library Student Policies

General Library Policies

  • No food or drink.
  • No one under 18 allowed.
  • Place phones on vibrate or turn off.
  • Step outside the library to use your phone.
  • Computers, study rooms, and study tables are first come, first served. They may not be reserved. For example: logging into a computer and leaving book on the table or a coat on the chair to block other user’s access.
  • Backpacks, books, or other items left unattended for more than 15 minutes will be placed in lost and found.
  • Study rooms are reserved for academic purposes. Groups wanting to socialize should go to the student center.


  • Print accounts cannot be transferred from student to student

  • Students should make sure they log off library computers to prevent others from printing against their account

  • Printing problems should be directed to the Student Helpdesk at 770.528.4444 or helpdesk@students.chattahoocheetech.edu


  • B&W: $0.10 per page
  • Color: $0.50 per page (where available)

Circulation Rules

  • Current students and employees may check out regular library materials.
  • Regular library materials are checked out for four (4) weeks and may be renewed once.
  • Current students and employees of our Partner Libraries share the same privileges.
  • Up to 10 items may be checked out at a time.
  • Students who pre-register for the next semester may check out materials over the break.
  • Reference items and periodicals may not be checked out.
  • Reserve items are located at the circulation desk and have shorter loan periods.
  • Reserve items may not be renewed.

Fines & Fees

  • Overdue fines: $0.10 per day
  • Reserve fines: $1.00 per day
  • Maximum fine: $10.00 per item
  • Faxes are free for students (10 page max).
  • Overdue materials must be returned before more library materials can be checked out.
  • All overdue fines will be placed in Banner. For information about paying bills, please see the Pay My Bill page.
  • All regular library materials are due on or before the last day of finals.
  • End of Semester Academic Holds placed on all students with overdue materials or any fines.
  • Holds cleared when materials are returned and fines paid.
  • Lost Materials: Regular and paperback materials: Replacement cost plus $15.00 processing fee; Books with CDs/DVDs: If the CD/DVD is missing, full replacement cost of entire set plus $15.00 processing fee
  • Overdue fines are waived for lost materials.