Your College Card is your library card. To activate your college card as your library card, please bring it to the circulation desk.

  • Your RCCD college ID card must be presented to check out books, videos, or reserve materials.
  • Students can check out up to 20 books at the same time.
  • Students can check out ONLY 1 video/dvd from the circ media collection at a time.
  • Only ONE RESERVE (course material) item may be checked out at a time.
  • Community borrowers can check out up to 5 books at the same time, and they cannot check out reserve items.

Checking out Reserve Laptops

Checking out Laptops for semester use

  • Current issues are library use only
  • 7-day checkout and one renewal for non-current issues
  • Limit of 3 magazines per patron at a time.
  • Circulating magazines can be renewed and a hold can be placed on magazines that circulate.
  • Patrons will be charged either $5 or $10 (depending on the title) for lost issues


General Collection (Main Stacks) - 21 Days

Circ Media (select videos/dvd's that can be checked out) - 7 days

Course Material Collection (Hourly) - LIBRARY USE ONLY


Reference Collection - LIBRARY USE ONLY



Return books to the circulation counter or book drop at any of the 3 colleges. Reserve materials must be returned to the circulation counter at the appropriate campus.


Overdue Fines
Daily checkouts (including circ media)- 20 cents per day per item
Hourly checkouts - $1 per hour per item

Bills for replacement of materials are generated after the third overdue notice has been issued.

Replacement bills include overdue fines, the actual replacement cost of the item, and a $10.00 processing fee. If an item is returned within a year from the date that the replacement bill was issued, the replacement cost of the item and the processing fee will be refunded. The overdue fines will not be refunded.

A transcript hold will be placed on any student's record if s/he owes more than $25. This means that this student WILL NOT be able to obtain transcripts until the hold is removed.

Community Borrowers pay $5 per academic session to activate their library cards.

There is a $1 charge to replace lost or stolen library cards.


  • A renewal is allowed if no one else has requested the item.
  • There is no limit on the number of times you can renew items as long as no other person has requested it.
  • Bring your book(s) and college card to the circulation counter to renew your items or renew online!
  • Anything that is checked out and can leave the library can be renewed.

  • You may place a hold for an item that is checked out, and you will be notified as soon as it is available. Items awaiting pickup will be held for 3 days.
  • A hold can be placed on anything that can be checked out and taken outside of the library.

  • Books located at the Riverside City College campus or Norco College campus can be sent to the Moreno Valley College library.
  • A maximum of five (5) requests will be filled at one time.
  • To request a book from Riverside or Norco, please bring the title of the book and call number to the circulation counter and we will help you fill out the request form. The books will be available at the Circulation Counter upon arrival. You can also download the request form and print it out before arriving at the library.
  • Circ Media CANNOT be requested through inter-college loan. They must be checked out and returned from the Moreno Valley College Library.
  • If you need a photocopy of an article in a periodical which is not available at the Moreno Valley library, but is available at one of the other campus libraries, you may request an Inter-Campus photocopy. For $0.10 per exposure we will have a copy of the article sent from the other campus library. Please allow 5 working days for delivery. This service is not available to any patron who has held records, or any patron who previously requested photocopies but did not pay for them.


For an RCCD book that the catalog shows is available but cannot be located, you can choose to fill out a search request at the Circulation Desk. The circulation staff will search for the item for two weeks, and then notify you about the outcome of this search.