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Overdue Fines

Fines for library material vary by item type. The chart below displays the overdue fines for each item type.

Lost SDSU library materials are billed at $115.00 per item or the cost of the item if it exceeds the standard charge. Lost San Diego Circuit books are billed $140.00. For Interlibrary lost books, the charge is $98.00.  If you have questions regarding overdue fines inquire at the Circulation Desk when you are checking out the material.

Students may pay library charges on-line through the SDSU Cashier's Office by going to www.sdsu.edu/sfs. Payments can also be made by mail, or to the 24-hour dropbox located outside the Cashier's Office, Student Services West Building Room 2536. Faculty and Staff may pay lost material charges at the Circulation Desk.

ITEM TYPE

FINE

Main Collection Books

Overdue Bill Only

Circuit

$1.00 / day

Media Materials

$1.00 / day

Course & Media Reserves

$1.00 / hour or $1.00

Bound Periodicals

$1.00 / day

Reference

$1.00 / day

Media Equipment 7-Day

$15.00 / day

Media Equipment 4-Hour

$5.00 / hour

Media Equipment 8-Hour

$1.00 / hour

 

Paying Library Fines

For San Diego State Students, overdue fees can be paid 24 hours after library material has been returned. Payment can be made on-line via the Student Financial Services website. Payment may also be made at the Cashier's Office in Student Services West (see campus map.)

For non-matriculating students who do not have an account online at the Financial Services website (Faculty, Staff, Mutual Use Students, College of Extended Study Students, Alumni, and Guests) payments must be made by Cash (Exact Amount) or Check (made out to SDSU Library) at the library circulation desk.

 

Appealing Library Fines

Click on the link below to fill out a form and appeal a library fine.

Appeal Library Fine

Contact Us

Circulation Contact

Location: Library Addition, 1st Floor
Phone: 619.594.6793
Email: circulation@mail.sdsu.edu

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