Only MICA students, staff, and faculty with an active ID card can borrow from the library.

Borrowing Policies by Library User

Faculty

  • 50 total items 
  • Book checkout for 1 semester
  • Film & Video checkout for 2 weeks

Graduate Students

  • 50 books for 1 semester
  • 5 Film & Video items  for 2 weeks

Undergraduate Students

  • 50 books for 6 weeks
  • 5 Film & Video items  for 2 weeks

Staff

  • 50 total items 
  • Book checkout for 6 weeks
  • Film & Video checkout for 2 weeks

Returning Items

If the library is closed, you can still return items! Use the drop box located at the main entrance of the library (first floor, Bunting Center). 

Get an Enoch Pratt Free Library card

We highly recommend everyone at MICA apply for an Enoch Pratt Free Library card, which is the public library in Baltimore City. You do not need to be a Baltimore City resident in order to apply. You can request a physical card or eCard. If you have any questions about applying for a Pratt Library card, please let us know by contacting us at circ@mica.edu.