The Library’s Circulation Desk has many items that can be borrowed for different periods of time, depending on the status of the patron. Undergraduates may borrow books for 4 weeks and may renew them up to 2 times if not requested by anyone else. Hostos faculty and staff has an extended loan period of two months with two (2) renewals. Other items available include Leisure DVD’ and scientific calculators. All borrowed materials must be returned by the last day of final examinations. Reference books, archival materials, periodicals, newspapers, and most audiovisual materials do not circulate for home use.