Library Fines

Loan Period


General Collection, Paperback Collection, Periodicals
Circulating DVDs
(7 Day Loan)
Interlibrary Loans
Hourly Loan
max. $5/day
1 Day Loan
3 or 7 Day Loan
Pre-booked Media

**Maximum fine per item is $50 or the cost of the item, whichever is less.
Maximum fine of $50 does not apply to overdue laptops.**

* Note: Overdue fines are calculated according to the days the lending library is open. If the campus where books were borrowed has weekend hours, fines will be charged for weekends

Recalled Items

The library may recall overdue material. Recalled items are subject to fines of $2/day to a maximum of $50/item or the cost of the item, whichever is less.

Replacement of Lost Items

The borrower must pay the cost of the item plus a $6 processing fee to replace lost items.

Withholding Transcripts

Students who have outstanding fines or overdue books may have their transcripts withheld.

Method of Payment

Fines can be paid with cash, debit card, credit card, or Seneca OneCard. Debit/credit card payment is available only at Newnham.

Pre-booked Media

If items are not returned on time, media staff will contact the borrower and may contact the course instructor, and/or suspend restrict borrowing privileges.