Borrowing Privileges

HIU Students, Faculty, and Staff

Current students, faculty, and staff of Hope International University may check out books by first registering in the Library and presenting their current University ID card at the Circulation Desk. They may also request to borrow books from other libraries.


Alumni of Hope International University may register annually for borrowing privileges at no cost. A completed Alumni Verification Form from the Registrar's Office AND current picture ID are required. For more information about this and other alumni library privileges see the Alumni LibGuide.


California State University Fullerton (CSUF) students and faculty may borrow books from the Darling Library by presenting their current CSUF ID card and an authorization letter issued from the Pollack Library each semester. Visit the Pollack Library Reciprocal Borrowing web page for more information.

Consortia Member Institutions

Consortia member institutions such as IEALC, SCATLA, and SCELC have reciprocal library agreements with the Darling Library. Patrons of those institutions may visit their local library to apply for guest borrowing privileges at Hope.

Orange County Residents

Permanent residents of Orange County may apply for Guest borrowing privileges at the Darling Library for an annual registration fee of $50. Proof of residency and a current picture ID are required.


Darling Library patrons may access their Library Account online to view what they checked out, place holds on items for later pickup, renew books before they are due, and view overdue fines.


Related Frequently Asked Questions:

How do I log into the library?
How do I set up online access to my library patron account for the first time?
How can I place a book on Hold?
How do I renew my books?