Fines Appeal Form

A Borrower may appeal if they believe Library charges are mistakenly assessed or extenuating circumstances warrant reduction or cancellation of the charges. Appeals should be made within 30 calendar days of the original Library charge. Billing appeal decisions will be reviewed on a case by case basis by the Circulation Manager. Notification of a decision will be sent via email within 5 business days.


Reasons generally not regarded as valid for canceling or reducing charges:
  • Lack of knowledge of Library policy
  • Disagreement with the Library fine or fee structure
  • Inability to pay fees and charges
  • Material loaned to a third party
  • Non-receipt of Library courtesy email
  • Forgetting the due date
  • Quarter breaks, leaves, vacations, exams, car problems, etc.


(Please include the amount of the charge and which items the charges are for)