Access and Borrowing: Fines and Lost Items

 

Only the following items have overdue fines:

  • Laptops and iPads: $10 per day
  • Recalled items: $1 per day
  • Course reserves and equipment fines vary.  Reserve fines are typically 60¢ per hour.
  • Books from the Travel and Leisure collection at the Central library: 30¢ per day
  • DVDs and videotapes at the Central and Law libraries: 30¢ per day

Severely overdue items are billed to your account after two or more courtesy notices.  Users are responsible for returning library items regardless of whether courtesy notices are misdelivered (update your contact information here) or read.  The amounts billed will be the replacement cost of the item, a $35 cataloging fee and a non-refundable billing fee of $25.

Damaged items or items returned in an incomplete state will be billed for the replacement cost of the item, a $35 cataloging fee and a non-refundable billing fee of $25.

Lost items: Borrowers should contact library staff in the event that an item is lost.  Severely overdue items will be billed. 

Student fines and bills are transferred monthly to Student Accounts. 

Borrowing privileges are suspended for non-student fines and bills exceeding $100.