Return Books

Most borrowed materials may be returned to any Cornell library on the Ithaca, Geneva or Weill Cornell Medical College (WCMC, New York City) campuses. If you are returning Ithaca/Geneva books to WCMC, please speak with the WCMC staff to let them know you are returning offsite materials. If you have questions about returning books to Cornell Tech, email

ExceptionsThe following materials must be returned directly to the libraries from which they were issued:

  • Reserve books (hourly loans, 1- or 2-day loans)
  • Laptops and other equipment
  • Law Library interlibrary loans
  • Fragile items
  • Any special loan materials, as indicated by the issuing library (may include journal issues, videos, DVDs, CDs, manual loans, etc.)

How to Return Books

Drive-up Locations

Questions about Returns?