Borrowing and membership

While our campus library spaces remain closed we are posting items to Federation University students and staff and will supply a Reply Paid label for returns. Items in our realia, equipment, reference and Special Collections are not able to be posted.

Borrowers please note:

  • Items in the Textbook collection can only be borrowed by Federation University students and staff and are subject to reduced borrowing periods if in high demand.

Due dates, returning and renewing library items

Borrowing periods have been extended at this time to allow for postage of items.

Provided no hold(s) have been placed on the item(s), and you have no overdue items, you can renew items:

You can return your library items by:

  • placing them in the designated book return chutes at any campus library
  • posting them to the following address free of charge:

Reply Paid 663

Federation Library Returns

Federation University

PO BOX 663



You can place a hold on an item that is currently unavailable and get it posted to you once it becomes available.

More information about Postal Loans can be found in our Virtual Library Guide.