UH students, faculty, and staff borrow and renew materials with their Cougar Card.
|Lending period (general collection)||Item limit|
|Undergraduates||6 weeks||99 items|
|Graduate students||15 weeks||250 items|
|Staff||6 weeks||99 items|
Alumni and visitors
UH Alumni Association Cards grant alumni library borrowing privileges. Bring the card to the Service Desk in MD Anderson Library to create a library account. See library privileges for more information.
Visitors are welcome to borrow items using any accepted outside borrowers cards.
Renewals for UH Libraries items are made
- Online with My Account
- Calling the MD Anderson Service Desk at (713) 743-9710
- Visiting a library branch and renewing in-person
Renewed due dates go from six weeks to one year, depending on status (undergraduate, graduate, faculty, etc.). Unlimited renewals can be made unless the item has been put on hold by another user.
Items borrowed through interlibrary loan are renewed with ILLiad.
Renewals are not allowed on
- Reserve items
- DVDs / VHS
- Books put on hold for another user
- Leisure Reading books
There are no renewals for blocked accounts or those with over $10 in fines.
Contact us or call the Service Desk at (713) 743-9710.