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About Us: Due Dates, Fines, & Fees

Due Dates, Fines & Fees

Due Dates

The following table lists due dates for each type of item. For instructions on renewing items, see the tutorial How do I renew items?

Item Type Loan Period # Renewals
Books from SBU 4 weeks 3
MOBIUS books 4 weeks 2 (unless holds)
Course Reserves 2 hours in-library, 1 day, 3 days, or 7 days (specified by instructor) 0
DVDs and VHSs 3 days or 1 week (limit of 2 per student) 1
CDs 3 days 1
Laptops & Netbooks 3 days 1

Fines & Fees

All charges are per item.

4-week materials $0.20 per day $5.00 maximum per item
2-hour in-library materials $1.00 per hour $20.00 maximum per item
1-, 3-, or 7-day materials $1.00 per day $20.00 maximum per item
MOBIUS/SWAN Loaned Items Determined by Lender Determined by Lender
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NOTICE: Once the maximum fine on a University Libraries item is reached on each item, the borrower must pay a nonrefundable processing & handling charge of $10.00 per item, plus the replacement cost of each item, plus the accumulated fine per item.

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