Where to Return Items
Indoor drop boxes may require an Mcard for access.
Most items can be returned to any listed location.
Please return all media items (such as CDs and DVDs) directly to a staffed information services desk or use the designated media drop box at the Music Library. This helps ensure materials do not get damaged.
It’s best to return interlibrary loan materials to the interlibrary loan drop box located inside the Shapiro Library lobby, so the items can be checked in promptly and removed from your account. The information services desks listed below also accept these returns, but processing may be delayed.
Individuals who have difficulty returning items due to disability can contact the Interlibrary Loan Office to arrange support.
Outdoor drop box locations
Outdoor drop box locations are available at all times, even when library locations are closed. Items returned during closed hours will be backdated to prevent any inadvertent late fees. 
Send by mail
If you've left campus, you can mail items back to the library:
University of Michigan Library
913 South University Avenue
Room 104
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Drop boxes by campus location
Central Campus
Hatcher Library
Shapiro Library
Fine Arts Library 
North Quad 
Donald Hall Collection desk (room 6470) 
Medical Campus
Taubman Health Sciences Library Information Services Desk
North Campus 
Duderstadt Center
North Campus Research Center (NCRC)
Drop box in the library space in Building 18, Room G018 available 24/7 to anyone with NCRC access
Music Library 
Taubman College of Architecture drop box (floor 1, under the stairs near the southeast exit)
Athletic and South Campuses 
South Campus drop boxes are currently unavailable.
Buhr Reading RoomInformation Services Desk
Museums Library in the Research Museums Center
U-M Dearborn
Mardigian Library: Interlibrary loan items and U-M Ann Arbor and Flint items must be returned in person to the user service desk on the first floor 
U-M Flint
Thompson Library
French Hall drop box on floor 3 (near elevators)
William S. White Building drop box on floor 1 (near the information desk)
913 S. University Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1190
(734) 764-0400
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