Fines

Items which are not returned by the due date may be subject to overdue fines.  Details of the loan periods can be found on the Loan Periods & Borrowing Limits page.

CategoryFine Rate
General Circulating Materials$0.25
Course Reserves, Hourly Loan$5 per hour
Course Reserves, Day Loan$15 per day
Video/Media Materials$1.20 per day
Interlibrary Loan Materials$1.20 per day
Recalled Item*$25 fine
Unreturned Item Charge$50.00 or actual replacement cost,
whichever is greater
Billing Charge$5
Database Adjustment Charge$20

*This fine may be levied on a daily basis.

Examples:

1. On normally circulating materials, the borrower is billed for lost or unreturned materials when the item becomes overdue.  The charges for lost or non-returned materials are as follows:

Billing Charge$5.00
Database Adjustment Charge$20.00
Unreturned Item Charge$50.00
Overdue Fine$12.50
Total:$87.50

  *Users may receive a refund for the replacment cost of a billed item if it is returned to University Library within one (1) year of the billing date.  Materials returned after that date will not receive a refund.  

2. On Course Reserve Materials, the borrower is billed for lost or unreturned materials when the item becomes overdue.  The charges for lost or non-returned materials are as follows:

Billing Charge$5.00
Database Adjustment Charge$20.00
Unreturned Item Charge$100.00
Overdue FineAs accrued
Total:$125.00

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Updated Feb 26, 2016 by Access Services Team