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Frequently Asked Questions

General Questions

When is the Library open?

The Library maintains a semester calendar of operating hours.

Who can borrow materials from the Library?

Current JU students, faculty, and staff have borrowing privileges.

How do I borrow and renew materials?

To borrow items from the Library, bring your items to the Circulation Desk and provide your Dolphin 1Card (a.k.a. your JU ID). You may renew most items in person, over the phone, or online. (Please be aware that some items are not available for renewal - see our Policies for more information.) Access your library account to renew items online. For more information, please contact us

What do I do if the Library does not have the materials I need?

The Library's Interlibrary Loan (ILL) department can assist you with access to items not owned by the Library. ILL service provides JU students, faculty, and staff with several options for locating and requesting library materials from other institutions.  For more information, see Interlibrary Loan or e-mail the ILL department.

Can I work in the Library?

Open job postings can be found through Student Financial Services

Does the Library take book donations?

Yes. Learn more about our donation policies and how to donate

Library Spaces

Where are the books?

The Library’s collections are housed throughout the building. The main level houses our juvenile, DVDs, popular reading, graphic novel, and reference collections. The upper level houses our main collection, music scores, and periodicals. For assistance locating a book, visit the Circulation Desk on the main level.

Can I reserve a study room?

The Library's study rooms are available on a first come, first served basis. Reservations are not available at this time.

Where can I get a tutor? 

JU's Academic Support Center is located on the upper level of the Library. The Library department does not schedule tutoring sessions. 


How do I print?

Visit the computer lab on the main level of the Library to print. Students must use Dolphin Dollars to pay for prints. 

How do I connect to the campus wireless network?

JU's Information Technology department has instructions on how to connect to the campus wireless network.

I'm having issues access Blackboard. What do I do?

Call Blackboard's 24/7 technical support at 1-844-348-1615