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Owen Library Renew Books Online


To renew your books online using PITTCat:

  1. Connect to PITTCat
  2. Choose My Account 
  3. Enter your University Computing Account (email) username and password. Special Borrowers Card holders enter the number on your library card located above the barcode and last name. Click OK
  4. A list of titles charged to your account appears. Click the checkbox under the Renew? column next to those titles you want to renew. Click Renew Items
  5. Verify renewal dates
  6. You may also request to have books renewed by presenting your Panther card at any one of the ULS Libraries
  7. Library Users can also access their account information and status
  8. If you want to verify your renewals or have questions about online renewals please call the Owen Library Circulation Desk 814-269-7300

Online Renewal Restrictions

Books that circulate for four weeks may be renewed up to three times. Books that circulate for two weeks can only be renewed once. Special Borrowers may renew their books once for another two weeks. To renew Interlibrary Loan materials that have a yellow band, contact the ULS Interlibrary Loan Dept. (412-648-7762) or use the online ULS Interlibrary Loan Requests form to request a renewal at least 3 days prior to the due date. Items whose renewal limit has been reached will return a "Not Renewed" message. Also, if you have overdue items, fines in excess of $25.00, or your registration has expired, you will not be able to renew online.