Policies and Procedures

Check Out Times

Immel Law Library

Books - 120 Days

Media - 1 Week

Reserve - 2 Hours

SLU Pius XII and Medical Libraries

Books - 120 Days

Media - 14 Days

MOBIUS and Prospector Libraries

Books - 120 or 21 Days, based on lending library

ILLiad Libraries (Interlibrary Loan)

Books - 2-3 Weeks, based on lending library


Materials can be renewed through your online account, by emailing xlcirc@slu.edu , in person, or by calling 314.977.3081. Billed items and items placed on hold by someone else are not able to be renewed.

All SLU, MOBIUS, and Prospector books can be renewed two times, and MOBIUS and Prospector books can be renewed twice. For books borrowed through Interlibrary Loan, ask about renewals. Media and Reserve materials are unable to be renewed.


There are no fines on Immel Law Library books, but fines for Reserve materials are $1 per hour, and media is $1 per day. Other SLU Libraries fine 10¢ per day for late materials. Overdue notices and bills will be sent to SLU email accounts. Any patron with $50 or more in fines or billed items will not be allowed to check out additional materials, and will have a hold placed on SLU course registration, transcript requests, and diplomas.

Lost Or Damaged Materials

All borrowers are personally responsible for any materials checked out on their accounts. A borrower who has lost a book from any of the SLU Libraries will be charged $120. Materials borrowed from other libraries will be billed based on the owning library's policies. If you have damaged or lost library materials, please call 314.977.2758 or email xlcirc@slu.edu .

Additional Policies & Procedures

Food and drinks are allowed in the library. Ensure that the library stays clean by disposing of food and beverage trash and maintaining a clean space.

The fifth floor of the library is reserved for quiet study. Respect the quiet areas in the library by taking calls only on the sixth floor or outside the library. Silence phones on the fifth floor.

There are eight public-access computers on the sixth floor of the library that students are able to use. The library also has a copier/printer on the sixth floor. The machine accepts Billiken Bucks only. Students can add Billiken Bucks to their SLU IDs online or at the machine in the library. Problems with the computers, copier, or printer should be reported to Law School ITS at lawhelpdesk@slu.edu or 314.977.7283 .