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What are the fines for returning a book late?

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The fine will depend on the type of book. If books are not returned and fines are not paid, a hold will be placed on your account and you will not be able to register.

General Books: 50 cents per day per item (maximum fine of $5.00 per item)

Reserve Material: 50 cents per hour per item with a maximum fine of $20 per item. If the reserve book is not returned in 2 weeks, the library has the right to charge the full price of the book. A $20 processing fee will be added to the price of the book if the book is lost.

Holds: Fine payments made at the Bursar's Office will NOT automatically remove a hold from your account. You must call (916) 660-7230 or go to the Learning Resource Center (Library) circulation desk to verify payment has been made. (If you have a hold from a department other than the Learning Resource Center, you will need to contact that department individually.)