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Returning Materials & Book Return Locations

Some Availability COVID-19 Update: Some book returns are open. See below for details. If there are any questions, please email suzzcirc@uw.edu.


Returning Materials & Book Return Locations

    Books and media, including Summit and Interlibrary Loan materials, may be returned to the following UW Libraries book returns.

    Open Book Return Locations

    UW Bothell/Cascadia College Campus

    • Drive up book return accessible from Campus Way NE

    • Library building exterior book return accessible from the Promenade level

    UW Seattle Campus

      Gallagher Law Library

          • Drive up and walk up accessible from Memorial way

          Suzzallo and Allen Libraries

                • Drive up accessible from Skagit Lane
                • Walk up accessible by Grant Lane next to Allen South

                UW Tacoma Campus

                • Drive up book return (accessible from the C-Street turnaround by Gillenwater Plaza)

                Keep in mind

                    • Computers and calculators should NOT be returned in any book return.

                    • Items will be quarantined for a minimum of 7 days. Because of quarantine, materials may take up to two weeks to be removed from your account.

                    • Library materials may also be returned by mail. Material sent via the mail will be checked in when it is received by the Libraries and is the responsibility of the borrower until that time. Please allow time for mailing and delivery. Send to:

                    Central Circulation Services
                    University of Washington
                    Box 352900
                    Seattle, Washington 98195-2900