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  1. Go to My OskiCat (link opens new window).
  2. Log in using your name, Cal 1 Card number, UCB ID number or Library card number, and your library PIN (password).
  3. Check the boxes in the RENEW column for the items you wish to renew.
  4. Click Renew Selected.
  5. If you wish to renew all your items at once, click Renew All.
  6. Check the STATUS column for the new due date, or for the reason an item was not renewed. Note: Library items will not be renewed past the expiration date of your library card.

Main (Gardner) Stacks and Moffitt Library materials are renewable online or in person, only.

By telephone

Consult the renewals phone number list for libraries offering renewals by telephone.

In person

Bring the material and your Cal 1 card, UCB ID or library card with you to the circulation desk of the lending library in order to renew.


You may not renew items that are:

  • blocked
  • recalled
  • billed for replacement

Some short-term loan items may not be renewable.


  • Six-month loans - 7 renewals
  • All other loan periods - 11 renewals

Once the renewal limit has been reached, you must return the item to the lending library to have it cleared from your Library account. For continued use, you may re-check out the item, restarting the renewal cycle.

When to renew:

Items may be renewed no sooner than:

  • 75 days before the due date for 6-month and 1-year loans
  • 14 days before the due date for 2-month and 3-month loans
  • 7 days before the due date for 1-month loans

Items with a loan period less than 1 month, including items on reserve (if renewable) may be renewed anytime after the initial check out.

If you have further questions about library privileges and accounts, email the Privileges Desk.

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