Answered By: Jennifer Harris Last Updated: Feb 21, 2019 Views: 249
In most cases students, faculty, and staff receive a fine because a material they've checked out from the library is lost, damaged, or was returned overdue.
When a book is more than three weeks overdue it is considered lost and a non-refundable processing fee of $15 is charged in addition to a replacement charge of at least $100.
Reserve material checkout periods are set by the faculty member who placed the item on reserve. Checkout periods range from two hours to one week. Late reserves are billed at a rate of $1 an hour and $10 per day. Additional fees and/or replacement costs may also apply. Calculators and videos are billed as reserve items.
Late laptop computers and related items are billed at $2 an hour/$20 a day late fine in addition to replacement or repair fees. Replacement fee for a laptop will be at least $3000.
Click here to see Shapiro Library's full Overdue Materials/Fines Policy.
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