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Returning books and equipment

All items automatically renewed to 9/15/2020:

If you have items checked out within the last academic year (2019-20), you will be able to hold onto them until 09/15/2020.

This includes books, CDs, DVDs, as well as equipment (e.g. laptops, iPads, cameras, etc.).
The items will be automatically renewed. There is no action you need to take. You will receive a confirmation email when the books are successfully renewed.
Graduating students will still be able to graduate with library items checked out on their account. There will be no hold on academic records/degrees.

Book drop is located next to Schneider Hall in the circle on Roosevelt Ave
Returning items on-campus:

Books, CDs, and DVDs can be returned to the book drop located in the Schneider Circle.

Equipment can be returned by appointment.  Please contact the library ( for more information.

Please do not return equipment through the book drop.

Returning items in the mail:

You can mail your items to:

McIntyre Library
Attn: Circulation Desk
103 Garfield Avenue
Eau Claire, WI 54701

If none of the options mentioned work for you, please contact the library ( to make special arrangements. If you are near another UW library, you can contact them to find out how to return UWEC materials at their location.

Quarantine practices

All materials returned to McIntyre Library will be quarantined for at least 3 days (72 hours). While these items will remain on your record during that time, all fines accrued during that time will be waived.

How do I know what I have checked out?

To check what items are currently checked out to your account, login to your account. Click on "Loans" to see the full list of your items.