Appeal a Fine or Claim a Return

Complete this form to appeal a fine on your account, to claim that an item should not be on your account, or to report a lost or damaged item. In all cases, please provide as many details as possible. If you need to resolve a matter related to your account immediately, please contact a Circulation Supervisor.

A reminder: if you borrow items for another person on your account, you are responsible for those items. More information about fines and appeals can be found under Fines & Lost Items.

Note: You must complete a separate form for each item.

Asterisk (*) denotes required field.

Patron Information

Your name:

*Your email address:

*Confirm your email address:

*Library barcode (what's this?):
(Enter "visitor" if you don't have a barcode.)

*Appeal or Claim Type (choose one):

Appeal a fine: If you feel a fine has been inappropriately applied to your account for an item you've returned.

Claim return of an item: If you believe you returned an item that is still listed on your account.

Claim never borrowed: If you believe you never borrowed an item listed on your account.

Report a lost or damaged item: If you've lost or damaged an item checked out to you and would like to arrange payment or replacement.

*Reason for Appeal (please be specific):

Use the space below to explain the reason for your appeal or claim. Providing details such as the time and location you believe you returned an item, whether you handed it to staff or dropped it in a book return, as well as any extenuating circumstances, will help us expedite your appeal.

Item Information

*Location (select the location from which you checked out the item):

Crerar & Crerar Reserve

D'Angelo Law & Law Reserve

Eckhart & Eckhart Reserve



Reserve, Regenstein

Social Services Administration

Interlibrary Loan, BorrowDirect, & UBorrow

TechBar (IT Services)

*Call number:

*Copy/volume number:


Item Barcode (Listed in overdue notice. If unknown, leave blank.):

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