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Lemieux Library
Lemieux Library


A guide to borrowing items from Lemieux Library, Summit and InterLibrary Loan

Contactless Assistance

The library provides several remote services to researchers

Contactless Returns

Contactless Returns

Books, media, and journals can be returned contact-free via any of our three book drops:

  • The west side book drop is located just across from Arrupe Hall, and is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. SU campus card access is not required.
  • The east side book drop is located just inside the first-floor library doors and is accessible with your SU campus card whenever the 24/7/ zones are open.
  • The north side book drop is located near the 2nd floor McGoldrick Learning Commons entrance and and is accessible with your SU campus card whenever the 24/7/ zones are open.

Please do not return technology loans (laptops, hotspots, iPads, etc.) via the book drops. Please bring those items to the Circulation Desk or call the Circulation Desk at 206-296-6233 during our open hours be met at the door with your technology loan.

Returning Materials By Mail

Returning materials by mail is offered to assist those Seattle University faculty, staff, registered students, alumni, and community members who are outside of the greater Seattle or can not return materials in person due to the COVID 19 Pandemic.

What can be returned:

Any item that has been checked out from Lemieux Library can be mailed back. This includes Summit and Interlibrary Loan (ILL) items. For technology items such as Chromebooks and Hotspots, please email the Access Services Department ( for Additional instructions before mailing. Lemieux Library will not provide postage or packaging materials such as mailers or boxes.

All loans can be returned by mail to the following address:

Attn: Access Services Department
Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons
P.O. Box 222000
901 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
For any additional questions please email the Access Services Department ( or give us a call at 206-296-6233

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