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Overdue Fine Policy



The Library's automated system generates overdue notices when borrowed materials are not returned by the due date.

First notice: Issued one week after the due date

Second notice: Issued two weeks after the due date.

Third notice: Issued 90 days after the due date.
It includes a $20.00 handling charge plus the cost to replace the borrowed item (by this time it is assumed lost).

Overdue notices are generated after the due date and cannot be relied upon as prerequisite to the accrual of fines.

Fines and fees are payable at the bursar's office, with a payment printout from the Access Services Desk.

BOOKS, JOURNALS, RESERVES AND LAPTOPS

  • Books accumulate a fine of 50 per day late.
  • Journals accumulate a fine of $5.00 per hour late.
  • Reserve materials accumulate a fine of $2.00 per hour late.
  • Laptops accumulate a fine of $10.00 per hour late.

LRC MATERIALS

  • All videos accumulate a fine of 50 per day late.
  • Slides, audiocassettes, microfiche accumulate a fine of 50 per day late.
  • AV Reserve materials accumulate a fine of $2.00 per hour late.