Answered By: Marianne Glover
Last Updated: Jul 18, 2022     Views: 221

Short loan lockers

The Philip Robinson Library has 30 short-loan lockers on Level 2 which are available to staff and students of Newcastle University only on a first-come, first-served basis. Keys are issued until 11.59pm the next day during term-time and one minute before closing time the next day during other opening hours. Keys may be obtained from the Library Help Desk on Level 2 during staffed hours or from the Welcome Desk when the Library Help Desk is closed. Keys are not renewable or bookable and cannot be reserved. 

  • Please return keys either to the Library Help Desk when it is staffed, or to the Welcome Desk at other times.
  • There is a £1 immediate late return charge, plus a further £1 per hour up to a maximum of £15.
  • There is a £20 charge for lost or stolen keys.
  • Unissued items and perishable goods may not be left in the lockers.
  • Library headphones and laptops may not be left in lockers
  • The Library cannot accept responsibility for anything stored in lockers.

Long term - Postgraduate Lockers

We also have some lockers on levels 3 and 4 which are available for use by registered postgraduate students. Application forms can be obtained from the Library Help Desk on Level 2.

These lockers are in high demand and are often fully subscribed by the end of the first semester.

Keys are issued for one year. and will be allocated on payment of a deposit of £20, refundable when the key is returned intact.

  • Unissued items and perishable goods must not be left in lockers. All such items found during our regular checks will be removed.
  • There is a considerable demand for lockers. Please let the staff on the Level 2 Library Help Desk know if you will be away from the University for any length of time, either on holiday or field work, or if you no longer require your locker.
  • The Library cannot accept responsibility for anything stored in lockers.
  • You may not share your locker or locker keys with other students.

Student Wellbeing Referrals for Lockers

A small number of long-term lockers are available for students with disabilities. You can ask your Student Health and Wellbeing adviser to contact us via Library Help and confirm your requirement for a locker. 


Marjorie Robinson Library Rooms Lockers

There are also 36 self-service lockers at the Marjorie Robinson Library Rooms.


The Walton and Law Library do not currently offer lockers.