Replacement Policy

General Information

  • The cost to all patrons to replace lost or damaged materials will be the default charge of $55.00 (per item) plus shipping costs and a $10.00 processing fee. The library will order replacements from Amazon (or other suppliers) and will no longer accept replacements from the patron.
  • A $10.00 non-refundable processing fee will be charged to students once the Library has sent charges to the College's Business Office.
  • A replacement charge is refundable if the item is returned in good condition before a replacement copy has been ordered by the Library. Refunds will not be made for items returned after 1 year.
  • Community users must pay overdue fines and a $10.00 processing fee when a billed item is returned.

Costs for Special Materials

The cost to replace material borrowed through Interlibrary Loan or Prospector (including the Center for Research Libraries) that is lost or damaged will vary and may have substantially higher replacement charges. For example, journals borrowed through Prospector from PASCAL have a $400 replacement cost and the cost to replace a CRL item could exceed $1000.

The cost for replacement/repair of music tech equipment borrowed from the Seay Library will vary by item and may amount to hundreds of dollars.

The cost for replacement/repair of items checked out from the ITS:Solutions Center will vary by item and could exceed $1000.

Report an issue - Last updated: 01/02/2021