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Loan Periods

Status of user No. of items allowed Loan period (days)
Undergraduates 6 7
4th year and Honours students 8 14
Masters students 12 30
PhD students 15 30
University staff 30 45
Wits Health Sciences Library Number of items according to user status as above 14 days for all items, all users, except for short loans
Most corporate users 2 7
Most permit holders 2 7
  • The number of items is the total of items of all kinds on loan at any one time from one or more libraries.
  • Only 3 overnight items may be taken on any one night.
  • Eight (8) additional loan items for scores are allowed to staff and students in the School of Music.
  • The loan conditions for journals vary from branch to branch.

Contact Us

Circulation and General Enquiries

Tel: 011-717-1980

Senior Librarian

Tel: 011-717-1981

Library Hours


First, Second, Third & Fourth teaching blocks

Monday, Tuesday &

Thursday                08h00 - 23h00

Wednesday             09h00 - 23h00

Friday                     08h00 - 17h00

Saturday                 08h30 - 17h00

Sunday                   14h00 - 20h00

Public Holidays       CLOSED


Mid-year and year end breaks

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday

& Friday                       08h00 - 17h00

Wednesday                  09h00 - 17h00

Saturday & Sunday      CLOSED