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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.

Library Hours


First, Second, Third and Fourth teaching blocks

Monday, Tuesday, &

Thursday      08h00 – 23h00

Wednesday    09h00 – 23h00

Friday            08h00 – 17h00

Saturday        08h30 – 17h00

Public Holidays   CLOSED


Mid-year and year end breaks

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday

& Friday         08h00 – 17h00

Wednesday     09h00 – 17h00

Saturday         CLOSED