Skip to Main Content
Research Guides

FAQ: How do I renew books and other loans?

Short, simple how-to and demos of frequently asked questions about using the Libraries and information resources

Renewing materials

Extend the due date of materials you've checked out by renewing them online. 

1. Click Your Library Account from the UW Libraries homepage under the Use the Libraries menu. You may be prompted to log in with your UW NetID.

screenshot of the dropdown menu with "your library account" highlighted in a red box


2. Your active loans will be displayed on the Loans section.

the second tab from the left, "Loans," is highlighted with a red box


3. Look for the title you need to renew and click Renew.

screenshot of the renew link, which is to the right of the item info for each item

Tip: You may also renew all your active loans by selecting Renew All. 


4. Your renewal request results are shown as successful or not, with reason given (not pictured).

screenshot of a renewed loan

Learn More