Fine Rates

Loan Period Fine Rate
2 Hour Items: $2.00 for each hour or portion thereof overdue for the hours that Reserves is open, with a maximum fine of $40.00 per item. Maximum fined items are billed for replacement, this includes a $15.00 non-refundable processing fee.

2-hour items are heavily used. The items must be returned promptly to allow other students to check them out.
1 Day Items: $2.00 for each hour or portion thereof overdue for the hours that Reserves is open, with a maximum fine of $40.00 per item. Maximum fined items are billed for replacement, this includes a $15.00 non-refundable processing fee.

1-day items are heavily used. The items must be returned promptly to allow other students to check them out.
3 Day Items: $4.00 for each day or portion thereof overdue for the days that Reserves is open, with a maximum fine of $40.00 per item. Maximum fined items are billed for replacement, this includes a $15.00 non-refundable processing fee.
Regular Loan: No daily fines accrue. Items are billed for replacement according to the regular billing schedule. All replacement bills include a $15.00 non-refundable processing fee for each item billed.
Recalled Items: Recalled items are billed for replacement (including the $15.00 processing fee) if not returned by the date they are due according to the Recall notice. In addition, daily fines of $2.00 per day (including days that Reserves is closed) will accrue and your library privileges will be suspended. Rush Recalls include a $20.00 processing fee.
Finals: Fine rate for 2-hour, 1-day and 3-day items will double the week of finals beginning the day after instruction ends until the item is returned.
  • If you reach the maximum fine amount your library privileges will be suspended.
  • Reserves fines and/or charges accrued will be automatically added to your UC Davis billing statement.