Loan Periods and Fines

Please take note of the loan periods and fines for the different types of library materials available for our students, staff, faculty, alumni, and community borrowers.

Loan Rules

Materials Loan Period Fines
Most Books 28 Days Not applicable
Microfiche 28 Days $1 per day (assessed on the tenth day overdue)
Franciscan Center Items 28 Days Not applicable
Most A/V Items 7 Days Not applicable
Laptops & iPads 3 Days $10 per day
Calculators & Wolfcams 7 Days $1 per day
Hourly Reserve Items 4 Hours $1 per hour
Overnight, 3-day, & 7-day Reserve Items Varies $1 per day
Materials Loan Period Fines
Most Books 28 Days Not applicable
Microfiche 28 Days $1 per day (assessed on the tenth day overdue)
Franciscan Center Items 28 Days Not applicable
Most A/V Items 7 Days Not applicable
Laptops & iPads 3 Days $10 per day
Calculators & Wolfcams 7 Days $1 per day
Hourly Reserve Items 4 Hours $1 per hour
Overnight, 3-day, & 7-day Reserve Items Varies $1 per day
Materials Loan Period Fines
Most Books 90 Days Not applicable
Popular Books 28 Days Not applicable
Microfiche 90 Days $1 per day (assessed on the tenth day overdue)
Franciscan Center Items 28 Days Not applicable
Most A/V Items 14 Days Not applicable
Laptops & iPads 3 Days $10 per day
Calculators & Wolfcams 7 Days $1 per day
Hourly Reserve Items 4 Hours $1 per hour
Overnight, 3-day, & 7-day Reserve Items Varies $1 per day
Materials Loan Period Fines
Most Books Entire Semester Not applicable
Popular Books 28 Days Not applicable
Microfiche Entire Semester $1 per day (assessed on the tenth day overdue)
Franciscan Center Items Entire Semester Not applicable
Most A/V Items 14 Days Not applicable
Laptops & Calculators Not available  
iPads 3 Days $10 per day
Wolfcams 7 Days $1 per day
Hourly Reserve Items 4 Hours $1 per hour
Overnight, 3-day, & 7-day Reserve Items Varies $1 per day
Materials Loan Period Fines
Most Books 28 Days Not applicable
Microfiche 28 Days $1 per day (assessed on the tenth day overdue)
Franciscan Center Items Not available Not applicable
Most A/V Items 7 Days Not applicable
Laptops Not available  
iPads & Wolfcams Not available  
Calculators Not available  
Hourly Reserve Items Not available  
Overnight, 3-day, & 7-day Reserve Items Not available  

Overdue Electronic Equipment and Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Books

Length of Time Consequence Note
10 days overdue Item is considered billed and incurs a replacement and processing fee, and an accounting hold is placed on the student’s university account. Additional items cannot be checked out and the hold will not be removed until the item is returned and overdue fines are paid. The replacement and processing fee is waived if the item is returned in good condition, but overdue fines still apply.
100 days overdue The replacement/processing fee becomes non-refundable and is charged to the student’s university account.  

Outstanding Library Charges

  • An outstanding bill of $10 or more prevents a patron from borrowing or renewing items.
  • All library overdue fines that have been outstanding for more than 30 days will be transferred to the university business office.
  • The library reserves the right to transfer outstanding balances to the university business office at any time.

Other Policies

  • Overdue notices are emailed to a patron's university email account as a courtesy. Patrons are not exempt from fines should a notice not be received.
  • Patrons may be charged for the replacement or repair of items that are returned damaged.
  • The library reserves the right to recall items from any patron if the item is needed for course reserves or requested by another patron.