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Fines and damages

  • See our complete list of replacement prices for equipment and accessories.
  • Fines are assessed to the borrower's library account, and may result in restrictions on your library account and at the Office of the University Bursar.
  • All equipment is to be returned to the Circulation Desk in Newman Library; items cannot be returned to other branches or campus return bins.
  • All equipment is to be returned no less than 30 minutes before the end of the operating day or else be fined as an overdue item.
  • Equipment working condition will be inspected before checkout and upon its return. Borrowers are responsible for damage to and/or loss or theft of all components. Users are required to report any problems experienced with the equipment during the loan period to Newman Library Circulation.
  • In the event this equipment is destroyed or lost you are responsible for immediately notifying Newman Library Circulation.
  • If the damaged item is under warranty, repair/replacement fees will be assessed on an individual basis.
  • If stolen you are responsible for immediately notifying Newman Library Circulation and your local police department.
  • If an item becomes 5 days overdue, it will be considered lost, and the borrower will be charged for its replacement, in addition to a $60.00 processing fee.
  • Computers will have security seals that should not be removed or tampered with while on loan. If the item is returned without the seal intact the borrower will be charged a $20 processing fee and may be responsible of replacement costs.
  • You will be responsible for replacement costs of the equipment if it is deemed jail-broken upon return.
  • Missing, damaged, and/or lost cables, earphones, cases, and other supplemental items will be assessed replacement charges, in addition to a $20.00 processing fee.
  • If an electronic equipment item has been billed to the bursar for non-return and then returned to the library, a processing fee charge of 20% of the cost of the item will be applied to the patron fees.  This processing fee is in addition to the overdue fees.

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