Borrow, Renew, or Hold Books

Borrowing Books: For information on borrowing books (how many? how long? late fines? etc.), see the Library's Circulation Policies.

Placing Holds: If you wish to be placed on a waiting list for a book that is currently checked out by another user, you may complete the online Hold Request Form .

Renewing Books

SHSU students, faculty, and staff, TexShare Card holders, and courtesy card patrons may complete the Online Book Renewal form below. If you prefer not to provide personal information online, you may renew books in person at the Library.

You will receive an e-mail confirmation of your renewal request within 48 hours, indicating:

    • A new due date
    • An indication if any books could not be renewed and should be returned
    • Notice of any accrued fines

Online Book Renewal Form

* indicates a required field

*First Name:         

*Last Name:          

Street Address:      

City, State, Zip:     



*Sam ID (or TexShare or Courtesy card number)

All books on your account will be renewed unless they have been recalled by another patron. You will receive an e-mail notification that your books have been renewed.


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