Overdue & Lost Materials

Fines 

Fines are charged for overdue library materials. 

DAYS OVERDUE

CHARGES ASSESSED

1-20 days

$0.50 per day

21-27 days

$10.00

28 days or more

Material is considered lost; a replacement charge of $80 per item is assessed. If the item is returned within one year of due date, a credit of $60.00 will be made. There is a non-refundable $20.00 charge per item to cover late fines and processing costs.

 

Fines for Special Materials

MATERIALS

CHARGES ASSESSED

 Interlibrary Loan Materials

Fines accrue at a rate of $.50 per item per day. If an Interlibrary Loan item is overdue 28 days or more, it is considered lost and a replacement charge of $100.00 is assessed. If the owning library charges the University Libraries more than $100 for replacement, the extra costs will be passed on to the patron. If the item is returned within one year of the due date, a credit of $75.00 will be issued. There is a non-refundable $25.00 charge per item to cover late fines and processing costs.

 Recalled items 1-20 days overdue

$1.00 per day. Replacement charge is $80.00 per item. There is a non-refundable $20.00 charge per item to cover late fines and processing costs.

 Periodicals

$1.00 per hour. Replacement charge is $80.00 for current periodicals or $400.00 for bound periodicals. There is a non-refundable $35.00 charge per item to cover late fines and processing costs.

 Prospector Materials

Fines accrue at a rate of $.50 per item per day. Replacement charge is $100.00. There is a non-refundable $25.00 charge per item to cover late fines and processing costs.

 Reserve Material, 2 and 4 hour checkout

$1.00 per hour per item. Replacement charge is $80.00 per item. There is a non-refundable $35.00 charge per item to cover late fines and processing costs.

 Reserve Material, 1 or 3 day check-out

$5.00 per day per item. Replacement charge is $80.00 per item. There is a non-refundable $35.00 charge per item to cover late fines and processing costs.

 Videos, DVDs

$.50 day per item. Replacement charge is $80.00 per item. There is a non-refundable $20.00 charge per item to cover late fines and processing costs.