Interlibrary Loan (ILL) User Categories & Service Fees

Primary Academic Users: 

No Fee for Service

  • Students Enrolled in CU Anschutz Schools/Colleges paying the Academic Support Fee of the Anschutz Medical Campus
  • Paid University Faculty and Staff Employees in CU Anschutz Schools/Colleges 
  • CU Anschutz Residents paid by the University (on payroll with GME)
  • Regular Faculty Paid by Affiliate hospitals (Denver Health, VA, Natl. Jewish, etc.) as declared by CU Anschutz Schools & verified by the Library.
  • Unpaid CU Anschutz Faculty of all sorts: Adjunct/Adjoint, Clinical, Preceptor, Volunteer, etc. as declared by CU Anschutz Schools & verified by the Library.
  • Retired CU Anschutz Faculty.
  • CU Anschutz Fellows.
  • CU Anschutz Visiting Scholars.
  • CU Anschutz Visiting Students.
  • CU Medicine employees (formerly UPI).

Secondary Affiliated Users: 

Fee for Service 

Charges: $12 per filled request

  • CU Anschutz Medical Campus Alumni who are residents of the State of Colorado.
  • CU Anschutz Medical Campus Volunteer Staff.
  • UC Health Paid staff.
  • UC Health Volunteers.
  • Residents paid by other health organizations/hospitals: Children's Hospital, Denver Health, VA, National Jewish, etc.
  • Other CU Faculty, Staff, and Students -- Auraria, Boulder, Colorado Springs (these users are encouraged to use their campus library ILL services at no cost).

Others/Public Fee for Service 

Charges: $22 per filled request

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 general public users and all others who do not qualify as Primary or Secondary listed above.

Services Chart

  • Primary Academic Users
    • Service Fees: No Cost
    • Document delivery of library collection: 2 - 3 days
    • Borrowing materials from another library: 5 - 10 days
  • Secondary Affiliated and Other Users
    Service Fees:
    • $12 for Secondary Affiliated
    • $22 for Other Users
    • DocDel from library collection: 72 hour delivery, 3 business days Monday through Friday
    • Borrowing from outside library collection: average 5 days for photocopies; average 10 days for other returnable items like books, etc.

Access additional Interlibrary Loan Policies here.