Rates for Library fines increased on June 24, 2013; the first increase to Library fines since 1996. Listed below are the rates for fines incurred before June 24, 2013, as well as the current rate.
|Fine Type||Before June 24, 2013||On or After June 24, 2013|
|Regular Loan (no change)||No fine until item is declared lost; at which point Lost Item Charge applies.||No fine until item is declared lost; at which point Lost Item Charge applies.|
|Interlibrary Loan and Recall*||$3/day; $75 maximum||$5/day; $100 maximum|
|Reserves and Short Loans||$1/hour; $75 maximum||$3/hour; $100 maximum|
|Damaged Items||Based on damage; up to replacement value of item||Based on damage; up to replacement value of item|
|Lost Item Charge†||$100 minimum for Regenstein, SSA, and D'Angelo Law Library items
$125 minimum for Crerar and Eckhart Library items
$125 minimum for Interlibrary Loan items
$150 minimum for Regenstein Recordings items
|Replacement Copy Processing Charge‡||$25||$35|
*Recalled items and Interlibrary Loan items are due before midnight on the specified due date. Items returned after midnight will be assessed overdue fines.
†The lost item charge may be increased at the discretion of Library staff for an item whose replacement value exceeds $150.
‡In lieu of the lost item charge, the Library will accept a replacement copy of a lost or damaged item. A processing charge will be assessed per item, to cover the costs associated with adding the replacement copy to the collection.