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Check-out, Renew, Request: Fines and Fees

This page describes basic circulation policies. If you have any further questions, please call the Circulation & Information Desk at 405-744-9775.

Fines and Fees

Fine and Billing Policies 

If you have any questions about Library fines or fees on your account, please contact the our Financial Assistant at 405-744-9733.

Overdue Fines

  • Main Collection Materials: $. 25/day/book plus $5/day/book for recalls
  • Course Reserves and Textbooks: $0.50 per min/ $50 max for 2 hour loans; $5/day for longer loans
  • Interlibrary Loan Materials: $5/day/item

Unreturned Material Fines

  • Main collection: When an item becomes 60 days overdue, you are billed the replacement, plus a $20 non-refundable processing fee per item.
  • Recalled, reserve and special permission: When items be- come 30 days overdue, you are billed replacement cost, plus a $20 non-refundable processing fee per item.
  • Replacement cost of a reserve test file is $20, plus a $20 non-refundable processing fee. 
  • Replacement cost of a reserve photocopy is $10, plus a $20 non-refundable processing fee.

Note: When a lost item(s) is returned after billing, only the replacement cost is credited. The processing fee is non-refundable. All library users are charged for lost/damaged items checked out on their IDs.

Faculty Fines 

Overdue fines are not charged to OSU faculty, except for overdue recalled, reserve, microform & media, special permission and interlibrary services materials.

Unreturned materials: When a “lost” book is returned after billing, you are credited only for the replacement cost of the item(s). The processing fee is non-refundable. You are responsible and will be charged for lost or damaged books charged on your ID.

Questions?

The Circulation & Information Desk is open anytime the Library is open. 

If you have any questions about or need assistance with your Library account, please contact us at 405-744-9775 or at lib-cir@okstate.edu.