Q. Which libraries are currently accepting returns from all SUNY users?

Answer

To help students who are no longer on their home campus return materials borrowed from their library, the SLC approved a policy allowing any SUNY student to return any materials borrowed from or through a SUNY library to any SUNY campus.  The full approved policy can be found here:

SUNY Fulfillment and Resource Sharing Policy and Procedure Changes Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

Below is a list of campuses currently accepting returns from all SUNY users in either a book drop or at a circulation desk.  A map of all SUNY campuses can be found here:

Map of SUNY Campuses

The information below is taken from responses to this survey:

SUNY Libraries Accepting Returns from Users

This FAQ will be updated as responses to the above survey are received.

Last updated November 2, 2020

 

Libraries Accepting Returns from All SUNY Users in a Book Drop

Campus Notes Links to Contact Information
Adirondack Community College Book drop is checked 5 days a week by library staff.  Anyone who enters campus must past a security checkpoint and complete a COVID screening. https://sunyacc.libanswers.com/index.php
Albany Book drop is checked every Friday.  Materials are then quarantined until the following Tuesday.  https://library.albany.edu/help/im
Alfred State College Book drop is checked daily.

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Alfred University Book drop is being checked twice per week (Monday and Thursday or Friday).  Materials are being quarantined for one week.

Herrick: https://herrick.alfred.edu/

Scholes: https://scholes.alfred.edu/

Binghamton Book drop is checked Monday - Friday. https://www.binghamton.edu/libraries/about/contact-us.html
Brockport Book drop is checked daily. Materials are quarantined for three days. https://brockport.libanswers.com/
Broome Book drop is checked 5 days per week. Materials are quarantined for 4 days https://sunybroome.info/library/help
Buffalo State College Book drop is checked daily.  Materials are quarantined for three days. https://library.buffalostate.edu/home/askus
Cayuga Community College Book drop is checked daily Monday-Friday. https://www.cayuga-cc.edu/library/about/contact/
Cobleskill Book drop is checked daily Monday-Friday. https://libraryguides.cobleskill.edu/research/GettingHelp
Corning Community College Book drop is being checked every Tuesday and Thursday. https://corning.libguides.com/library
Cortland Book drop is being checked daily Monday - Friday.  Materials are then quarantined for three days. https://www2.cortland.edu/library/contact-help.dot
Delhi Book drops are checked one per day Monday-Friday.  Materials are quarantined for 4 days. https://www.delhi.edu/academics/library/staff/index.php
Dutchess Community College Book drop is checked daily. Materials are quarantined for 3 days. https://sunydutchess.libguides.com/home
ESF Book drop is checked daily Monday-Friday. https://www.esf.edu/moonlib/
Finger Lakes Community College Book drop is being checked once per week. Materials are quarantined for an unspecified amount of time. https://library.flcc.edu/ask.cfm
Fashion Institute of Technology Book drop is checked twice per day Monday-Friday.  SUNY patrons need to have a current SUNY ID to show a Public Safety officer in order to drop off their materials. https://fitnyc.libanswers.com/
Fredonia Book drops are checked daily. Items are quarantined for 72 hours prior to handling. https://fredonia.libguides.com/chat_live_with_a_librarian_24/7
Fulton-Montgomery Community College Book drop is checked every few days.  Materials are being quarantined for at least 72 hours. https://library.fmcc.edu/home1
Genesee Community College Temporary book drop is set-up in the Batavia campus main entrance lobby from 10 to 3 on Tuesday & Thursday. https://www.genesee.edu/library/
Geneseo Book drop is checked daily. https://www.geneseo.edu/library/help-students
Jamestown Community College Bookdrops are checked daily. Returns are quarantined for 72 hours before being reshelved/returned to lending library. http://www.sunyjcc.edu/library/ask-us
Maritime Book drops checked twice per day Monday-Friday. https://sunymaritime.libguides.com/c.php?g=1010883
Mohawk Valley Community College Book drop is checked daily Monday-Friday. https://mvcc.libguides.com/about/AskUs
Morrisville Book drop is checked roughly once per week.  https://www.morrisville.edu/library/get-help/contact-a-librarian
New Paltz Book drop is checked every other day. https://newpaltz.libanswers.com/index.php
North Country Community College Saranac Lake campus book drop being checked three times per week. https://nccc.libguides.com/c.php?g=793071
Old Westbury Book drop is checked Monday-Friday. Materials are quarantined for 3 days before they are processed. https://libraryanswers.oldwestbury.edu/
Oneonta Book drops are checked three days per week. https://suny.oneonta.edu/milne-library/contact
Onondaga Community College Book drops are checked daily Monday-Friday. https://library.sunyocc.edu/
Orange Book drops are checked daily. Materials are quarantined for 7 days. https://libguides.sunyorange.edu/elibrary
Oswego Book drop is emptied Sunday-Friday and all materials are quarantined for 5 days prior to being checked in. https://www.oswego.edu/library/ask-librarian
Plattsburgh Book drop checked once per week (day varies).  Materials are being quarantined for an unspecified amount of time. https://www.plattsburgh.edu/academics/library/
Potsdam Book drop is checked daily. https://library.potsdam.edu/helpnew/QuickAnswers-FAQ
Purchase Book drop is checked once per week. https://purchase.libguides.com/askus
Rockland Community College Book drop is checked daily Sunday-Friday. https://sunyrockland.libanswers.com/
Schenectady Community College Book drop is checked daily. https://libguides.sunysccc.edu/begleylibrary
Stony Brook Book drop is checked daily.  Materials are being quarantined for several days. https://library.stonybrook.edu/research/ask-a-librarian/
SUNY Polytechnic Book drop is checked twice per week. https://sunypoly.edu/library/library-contact-us.html
Tompkins Cortland Community College Both outside books drops being checked regularly. https://www.tompkinscortland.edu/library/contact-us
University at Buffalo Book drop is checked every two weeks.  https://library.buffalo.edu/askalibrarian/

 

Libraries Accepting Returns from All SUNY Users at a Circulation Desk

Campus Notes Links to Contact Information
Broome Currently open from 7:30-5, M-F. Students must have SUNY ID. https://sunybroome.info/library/help
ESF There are no limitations on who can enter the building unless the 50% seating capacity is surpassed. https://www.esf.edu/moonlib/
Jefferson Community College Can accept returns by appointment Monday-Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm. Students should call 315-786-2225 or email library@sunyjefferson.edu to make arrangements. call 315-786-2225 or email library@sunyjefferson.edu
Onondaga Community College Library is open.  To enter campus, you will need to answer medical questions and have your temperature taken. https://library.sunyocc.edu/
Orange Only current students, faculty, and staff are welcome in the library, but curbside service is available for others. https://libguides.sunyorange.edu/elibrary
Rockland Community College Library is open Sunday-Friday.  Public Safety stops everyone at the entrance & paperwork must be completed to gain admission. https://sunyrockland.libanswers.com/

 

Libraries Not Accepting Returns from All SUNY Users at a Circulation Desk or in a Book Drop

Campus
Canton
Clinton Community College
Columbia Greene Community College
Erie Community College
Farmingdale
Genesee Community College
Herkimer Community College
Hudson Valley Community College
Monroe Community College
Nassau Community College
Niagara Community College
Sullivan Community College
Suffolk Community College
SUNY Maritime
SUNY Optometry
Ulster Community College
Upstate Medical University
Westchester Community College

 

  • Last Updated Nov 02, 2020
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