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Returning materials

There are several options for returning materials. (If you see materials you have returned still listed on My Library Account, follow these steps.)

  • By mail

    • Through US Postal Service:
      University Libraries / Virginia Tech, Circulation Unit, PO Box 90001, Blacksburg, VA 24062-9001
    • Through UPS, FedEX, or Airborne Services:
      University Libraries / Virginia Tech, Circulation Unit, Newman Library, Blacksburg, VA 24061
  • Overdue materials

    As a courtesy, the library notifies patrons of overdue materials, primarily via email.  You can also sign up to receive notices via text messages. Fines as assessed after materials are returned.

  • To branch libraries

    You may return most library material to any Virginia Tech library branch regardless of where you checked out the materials: Newman Library,Art + Architecture Library in Cowgill Hall, the Veterinary Medicine Library at the VetMed complex, and the Resource Center at the Northern Virginia Center in Falls Church, VA.

  • To campus book bins

    • Just outside the 2nd floor library entrance on Alumni Mall 
    • Torgersen Hall on Alumni Mall, nearest to Newman Library
    • Visitor's map by the Inn at Virginia Tech on West Campus Drive
  • To Newman Library

    Returning materials to Newman Circulation/Reserve desk

  • To Newman Library bins

    Returning items to the inside bins at Newman Library.

Ask the Circulation Desk


My Library Account

Check My Library Account to view all materials checked out to you, due dates, renewal options, awaiting materials you have requested, and any fines you may have.