Course Reserves for Students


Course Reserves are course related materials requested by instructors to be made available for short-term lending from a designated library Q&i desk.

Information about this Service

Looking for Course Reserves for Faculty?

Service Updates for Fall 2020 through Spring 2021

  • Course Reserves services for Fall 2020 through Spring 2021 are available for electronic materials only.
  • If you not see your class listed, please reach out to your professor so they can submit a request.

Find Course Reserves Materials

Use the catalog to search course reserves by course number, course name or your professor's name.

Using Print & Media Reserves

  • Visit the Q&i desk at the library where the course materials are shelved. Staff at the Q&i desk will assist you in locating and checking out the reserves materials you need.
  • A valid University of Rochester student ID card is required to borrow Reserve materials.
  • One reserves item may be checked out at a time.
  • Most reserves items can be borrowed for two hours. Q&I Staff will let you know what time your materials are due back.
  • The fine for overdue reserve material is $1.00 per hour.

Contact the Q&I Desk with questions about accessing Course Reserves materials for your class.