University at Buffalo
Department of

Art

Art & Design

Art History

Visual Studies

ARC Policies

Loans

  • Loans are intended solely for teaching, course work and Department of Art presentations.
  • Equipment loans are for current UB Department of Art students, faculty & staff with a valid UB ID.  Client ID information (email address, phone number & person number) must be logged into the computer to process loans.
  • All presentation carts designated for teaching faculty, staff, & TA’s should be returned the same day. Exceptions are made for night courses. In these cases the cart may be picked up during ARC hours and returned the next morning.
  • All other equipment is loaned for three days. On the third day, it must be returned or renewed in person.  A Monday loan is due Wednesday, Tuesday is due Thursday, Wednesday is due Friday, Thursday & Friday loans are due Monday.
  • Loans are first come first served. Reservations may be made for equipment that is “out” by email: vsarc@buffalo.edu or by phone: 645.0555. Once notified, the item is held for 1 day.
  • Only 1 of the same piece of equipment may be borrowed at any time.
  • Any exceptions to these loan policies must be made in person with the ARC Supervisor or Assistant Manager.
  • Late equipment is assessed a Recovery of Use Charge of $5 for each day it is overdue.  No new loans can be made until fees are paid and/or equipment is returned.
  • Equipment not returned whole or damaged will result in a loss of privileges until missing items are returned or restitution is made for replacement.  Tuition will be billed for any lost or damaged equipment or excessive loss of use charges.

Purchases/Payments

  • Credit cards (Visa, Discover & MasterCard) are accepted for ARC purchases & Recovery of Use Charges.
UB DEPARTMENT OF ART
202 Center for the Arts, North Campus
Buffalo, New York 14260-6010
(716) 645-6878
(716) 645-6970 fax
art-info@buffalo.edu