Frequently Asked Questions
What do I need if I want to check out or reserve materials, view videos or use a computer?
You will need a Del Mar College ID with the current semester's validation sticker.
If I don't have an ID, where do I get one made?
You may get an ID made at the circulation desk at either campus. Proof of ID is required.
What is the loan period for books/videos?
Students may check out up to 15 books for a two (2) week period with one (1) renewal.
Videos may be checked out for two day use. An overdue fee of $5.00 per day will be assessed after the due date for videos.
Are there any overdue fees for books/videos?
There are no charges for overdue books, but privileges may be restricted until materials are returned.
There is a $5.00 charge per day on overdue videos.
Do the libraries have computers available for students to do their homework?
Yes, there are computers available in the Student Technolgy Centers in both libraries, as well as, laptop computers available for use in the building only.
Can I use my own laptop computer or mobile device in the library and be able to access the Internet?
Yes. Students must log in to VikingNet with their username and password. Users can connect via any wireless device such as a laptop, tablet or smart phone with Wi-Fi capability. However, users will be limited to authenticating two devices at the same time.
Where can I call if I have more questions?
White Library (East Campus) -- (361) 698-1310
Barth LRC (West Campus) -- (361) 698-1754