Library late fees and replacement charges are structured to recover library costs associated with late, lost or damaged items.
The tables below list the fees and charges applied to a customer’s account for late, lost or damaged materials.
Charges for billed items will be reduced to the billing fee if the item is returned in working order.
Hourly late fees begin accruing when item is 60 minutes past due.
|Type of Material:||Charge:|
|Books, Government Documents, Maps and Media Materials.||Billed for Replacement at 22 Days Overdue.|
|Bound Journals, Videos/DVDs, CDs, Music Phonodiscs, Music Collected Works.||$1.00 /Day Until Billed For Replacement at 6 Days Overdue.|
|ILL Material||Billed for Replacement at 10 Days Overdue|
|Laptops, Projectors, Netbooks, iPads, Android Tablets, Cameras, & Camcorders||$5.00 / Hour for first 15 hours. Billed for Replacement at 24 Hours Overdue.|
|Mac Chargers and other computer/equipment accessories||
$1.00 / Hour for first 15 hours. Billed for Replacement at 24 Hours Overdue.
|Recalled Items||$1.00 / Day Until Billed For Replacement. Billed for Replacement at 15 Days Overdue.|
|Quiet Study Room Keys||$1.00/ Hour until Billed for Replacement after 12 hours Overdue.|
|Calculators, USB flash drives, Headphones, Extension Cords, and Card Readers||$1.00/ hour Until Billed for Replacement at 24 hours Overdue.|
Lost, Damaged and Replacement Fees
|Type of Material:||Replacement Fee:||Processing Fee:||Billing Fee:||Total Charge:||When Billed:|
|Book||$100.00||$25.00||$40.00||$165.00||22 Days Overdue|
|Bound Journals, Videos/DVDs, CDs, Phonodiscs||$100.00||$25.00||$40.00||$165.00||6 Days Overdue|
|Laptop, Tablet PC||$2,500.00||$35.00||$75.00||$2,610.00||24 Hours Overdue|
|Netbook||$432.00||$35.00||$75.00||$542.00||24 Hours Overdue|
|Android Tablet, iPad||$559.00||$35.00||$75.00||$669.00||24 Hours Overdue|
|Projector||$1500.00||$35.00||$75.00||$1610.00||24 Hours Overdue|
|Camera||$545.00||$35.00||$75.00||$655.00||24 Hours Overdue|
|Camcorder||$425.00||$35.00||$75.00||$535.00||24 Hours Overdue|
|Tripod||$50.00||$25.00||$40.00||$115.00||24 Hours Overdue|
|Gorilla Pod||$40.00||$25.00||$40.00||$105.00||24 Hours Overdue|
|Monopod||$25.00||$25.00||$40.00||$90.00||24 Hours Overdue|
|Wireless Keyboard||$69.00||$25.00||$40.00||$134.00||24 Hours Overdue|
|Netbook and iPad/Android Tablet peripherals||$20.00||$25.00||$40.00||$85.00||24 Hours Overdue|
|Mac Optical Disc Drives and chargers||$80.00||$25.00||$40.00||$145.00||24 Hours Overdue|
|Laptop Equipment (Case)||$40.00||$25.00||$40.00||$105.00||24 Hours Overdue|
|Laptop Equipment (Adapter)||$80.00||$25.00||$40.00||$145.00||24 Hours Overdue|
|Quiet Study Room Key||$25.00||$25.00||$40.00||$90.00||12 Hours Overdue|
- If a library item is returned damaged, the borrower may be assessed a billing charge up to the full replacement cost for that item. Please report any damage to library material (including highlighting and other markings) to the library information desk before checking the material out.
- The University of Arizona may at its sole discretion utilize the services of an external collection agency or law firm to collect any remaining unpaid portion or balance owed on library fees and charges. The University of Arizona reserves the right to add all collection costs (including reasonable attorney fees) charged by an external collection agency for the collection of any amount not paid when due to the balance of any unpaid charges.
Last modified: April 8, 2014