Interlibrary Loan (ILL) User Categories and Service Fees

Affiliated Users No Fee for Service (Free. No Rush Service)

  • Students Enrolled in CU Anschutz Schools/Colleges paying the Academic Support Fee of the Anschutz Medical Campus  -- more details.
  • Paid University Faculty and Staff Employees on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus -- more details.
  • CU Anschutz Residents paid by the University (on payroll with GME) -- more details.
  • Regular Faculty Paid by Affiliate as declared by CU Anschutz Schools & verified by the Library.
  • Unpaid CU Anschutz Faculty of all sorts: Adjunct/Adjoint, Clinical, Preceptor, Volunteer, etc.
  • Retired CU Anschutz Faculty.
  • CU Anschutz Fellows
  • CU Anschutz Visiting Scholars
  • CU Anschutz Visiting Students (students NOT paying the Anschutz Academic Support Fee)
  • UPI employees
  • CU Regents Board Members

Affiliated Users with Fee for Service [Charges: $8 Regular, $18 Rush]

  • CU Anschutz Medical Campus Alumni who are residents of the State of Colorado
  • CU Anschutz Medical Campus Volunteer Staff
  • University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) Paid staff
  • University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) Volunteers
  • Residents paid by other health organizations/hospitals: TCH, Denver Health, etc.
  • Other CU Faculty, Staff, and Students -- Auraria, Boulder, Colorado Springs
  • CCML Members (Colorado Council of Medical Librarians)

Others [Charges: $18 Regular, $48 Rush]

If you are not affiliated in any fashion, you must be a resident of the State of Colorado to use our service.This "Other" category encompasses all other library users who are not identified as Primary, including but not limited to:

  • Colorado Public
  • Non-University Fellows
  • Non-University Visiting Scholars
  • All others not listed above

Services Chart

Service Turn Around Time
(averages & deliveries Mon-Fri only )
Fee: Primary Patrons Fee: Other Patrons
Note: No direct cost/fees for CU Anschutz students, Paid CU Anschutz faculty & staff and other primary affiliated patrons, or Paid Residents of the University -- Details

DocDel 2~3 days

Borrowing 5~10 days

RUSH service not provided

no-cost n/a
Regular service: Check online catalog to determine whether library owns a particular title (books or AV). For journal holdings, check our Find Journals tool.

From library collection: 72-hour delivery, 3 business days M-F

Outside library collection: average 5 days for photocopies; average 10 days for other returnable items books, etc.

$8 $18
48-hour RUSH: Photocopies from outside the Health Sciences Library's collection. 48 hour delivery $18 $48
Same-Day RUSH: Photocopies from library's collection only. Check online catalog to determine whether library owns a particular title (books or AV). For journal holdings, check our Find Journals tool.

Same day delivery

Requests received after 3:00pm may be processed the following business day.

$18 $48
Bindery items: Items currently at the bindery that are not available through online catalog. Average of 5 days free
$12 for 48-hour rush
$48 for 48-hour rush
Disabled Library Users: Photocopies from the Health Sciences Library's collection only. 48 hour delivery $0.10 per page $0.10 per page

Additional policies