Borrowing from Donnelly Library

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 Courtesy CardsPassport Information

To borrow items from the Highlands libraries, the user must present a valid Highlands identification card or a Highlands Courtesy Card. There are no fines charged for items that are overdue. However, you may not borrow any additional items until overdue items are returned.   To renew, call 505.454.3401.


Highlands ID Card Holders

Loan Period Maximum number of
Items/loan period
Number of
 Highlands faculty  1 semester  30 items  1
 Highlands graduate students  1 semester  30 items  1
 Highlands undergraduate students  1 semester  20 items  1
 Highlands staff  1 semester  10 items  1
 Videos  2 weeks  10 videos  1

Courtesy Card Holders

 Highlands retired faculty  1 semester  30 items  1
 Highlands alumni  21 days  10 items  2
 Luna Community College students  21 days  10 items  2
 United World College students  21 days  10 items  2
 Las Vegas Area community borrower  21 days  10 items  2
 Las Vegas Area community borrower under 18  21 days  10 items  2
 Immediate family of Highlands employees  21 days  10 items  2
 Passport borrower  21 days  10 items  2
 Videos  2 weeks  10 videos  1



Courtesy card holders are users who are not students or employed by the university. Applicants need to apply in person at the Information Desk or Circulation Desk with valid picture ID and proof of residence such as a current utility bill. For specific information, call the Information Desk at 505.454.3401.


Highlands libraries participate in the New Mexico reciprocal borrowing program using the Library Passport certificates. This program enables our students, faculty, emeritus faculty and staff to borrow items directly from other participating colleges and universities throughout the state. Highlands students, faculty, emeritus faculty and staff may obtained Library Passports from the reference/information desk at Donnelly Library in Las Vegas, at the Rio Rancho Library, or via e-mail:

Donnelly Library Passport Certificate (to be completed by library staff)
New Mexico Consortium of Academic Libraries