Sign in

Overdue library material

If an item you have borrowed from the library cannot be renewed, an email will be sent to your university account to let you know.  Items must be returned by the date stated in the email to stop them going overdue.

What happens when items becomes overdue


An overdue notice will be sent by email and a block will be placed on your library account.

Having a block on your account prevents you from borrowing or renewing until the overdue item is returned (including laptops and some media production equipment).

What should I do if I no longer have an item

Please take notice of any emails from the library. If you have lost an item (or think you may have left it in the library) you should let us know as soon as possible.

What happens next

If items are not returned, further reminders and details of their replacement cost are sent to you by email. Your library account will continue to be blocked.

If items remain overdue you will receive an invoice from the University's Finance Service.

Please note: Failure to pay this invoice on time may result in additional charges being levied. Please refer to the debtor’s policy for further information.

Contact Information

For general loan enquiries:


Tel: 023 8201 3681

In person: Mountbatten information point (library foyer)


Page last updated on Monday 3 September 2018 at 2.29pm.


Change font size

Change colours

Graphics Version

Accessibility on the Portal

Cookies and Southampton Solent University

We need to place cookies on your computer to ensure your browsing experience with us is enhanced.

Please continue browsing as normal if you are happy for cookies to be placed on your computer.

Find out how these cookies are used and how to change your settings

Hide this message