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Fines/Lost Books Policies

Overdue fines accrue at a daily rate. If an item is more than 30 days overdue, it will be declared lost, and patrons will be billed for the full replacement cost for the material plus the accrued overdue fines. The list below outlines the University of West Florida Libraries' policies and fines regarding late and lost library materials.

In the online payment portal you do not have the ability to make itemized payments to your student account. All payments made online will default to outstanding UWF fine/fee balances before being applied to outstanding library fine balances. To make an itemized payment directly to your library fine balance you must go to the Cashier's Office, Bldg 20 E and pay in person.

Material Type
(by collection)
Overdue FinesReplacement Fees
Monograph
(Including Dissertations)
$0.25 per day/per book up to $8 maximum fine $75.00 per item
(plus accrued overdue fines)
Monograph
(recalled by another patron)
$0.50 per day for recalled items, up to a $30 maximum (If the book is not returned within 30 days from the recall due date, a $75.00 will be charged in addition to the overdue and recall fines.)
Paperback
(Leisure Reading)
$0.25 per day/per book up to $8 maximum fine $12.75 per item
(plus accrued overdue fines)
Juvenile Collection $0.25 per day/per book up to $8 maximum fine $12.75 per item
(plus accrued overdue fines)
Professional Studies Library Material $0.25 per day/per book up to $8 maximum fine Check with Professional Studies Librarian
Government Document $0.25 per day/per book up to $8 maximum fine $11.50 per item
(plus accrued overdue fines)
Bound Journal $0.25 per day/per book up to $8 maximum fine $100 per item
(plus accrued overdue fines)
Current Journal $0.25 per day/per book up to $8 maximum fine Fees vary, check with Serials Librarian
Permanent Reserve $0.25 per day/per book up to $12 maximum fine $75.00 per item
(plus accrued overdue fines)
Course Reserve Materials checked out on an hourly basis, $4 per day, up to $12 maximum fine

Materials checked out on a daily basis, $4 per day, up to a $12 maximum fine

Materials checked out on a weekly basis, $4 per day, up to a $12 maximum fine
Replacement fees vary according to material type, check with Circulation librarian.
DVD/VHS $0.25 per day/per item, up to $12 maximum fine $75.00 per item
(plus accrued overdue fines)
Audio Book $0.25 per day/per item, up to $12 maximum fine $75.00 per item
(plus accrued overdue fines)
Laptop $1.20 per hour $1440.00 per item
(plus accrued overdue fines)
Daily Carrel Key $1.20 per hour $55 per item
(plus accrued overdue fines)
Semester Carrel Key $12.00 per day $55 per item
(plus accrued overdue fines)
Yeti Microphone $1.20 per hour $90 per item
(plus accrued overdue fines)
Digital Audio Recorder $1.20 per hour $120 per item
(plus accrued overdue fines)
CAC Reader $4.00 per day $10.00 per item
(plus accrued overdue fines)
Headphones $1.20 per hour $20 per item
(plus accrued overdue fines)
Kindle $10 per day $240.00 per item
(plus accrued overdue fines)
iPad $12 per day $660.00 per item
(plus accrued overdue fines)
Digital Camera $12 per day $910.00 per item
(plus accrued overdue fines)
Video Camera $12 per day $1265.00 per item
(plus accrued overdue fines)
GoPro Camera $12 per day $428.00 per item
(plus accrued overdue fines)
GoPro Selfie Stick $12 per day $35.00 per item
(plus accrued overdue fines)
Memory Card Reader $4 per day $15.00 per item
(plus accrued overdue fines)
Phone Charging Cable $4 per day $15.00 per item
(plus accrued overdue fines)
Apple Mac Charger (USB or Magsafe) $1.20 per hour $25.00 per item
(plus accrued overdue fines)
CAT5 Ethernet Cable $4 per day $5 per item
Graphing Calculator $1.20 per hour $100 per item
(plus accrued overdue fines)
Scientific Calculator $1.20 per hour $15 per item
(plus accrued overdue fines)
LCD Projector $12 per day $625 per item
(plus accrued overdue fines)
Tripod $12 per day $40 per item
(plus accrued overdue fines)
WACOM Tablet $1.20 per hour $125 per item
(plus accrued overdue fines)
Stylus Pen $1.20 per hour $45 per item
(plus accrued overdue fines)
SMART Board Accessories $1.20 per hour $400 per item
(plus accrued overdue fines)
SkyLab Equipment $1.20 per hour Replacement costs vary; contact Circulation for exact costs.

Library Media Studio Equipment Replacement Costs

ItemReplacement Cost
(Per Unit)
Canon XF 400 Camera $2500.00
SanDisk Extreme Pro UHS SDXC Memory Card $20.00
Canon BP-828 Battery $150.00
Glide Gear iPad Smartphone Teleprompter $200.00
Apple iPad (Teleprompter) $400.00
Manfrotto 502AH Video Head
with
MT055XPRO3 Aluminum Tripod Kit
$400.00
Manfrotto MT190X3 3-Section Aluminum Tripod
with
MVH500AH Fluid Head Hybrid Video Kit
$300.00
Magnus DWF-2 Universal Tripod Dolly $45.00
Saramonic UwMic9 $400.00
Sandbags $20.00
GVM 800D-RGB LED Studio 3-Video Light Kit $350.00
Clapboard $18.00
"C" Stands Impact CS40MB $150.00
Ikan Lyra 3 Piece Lighting Kit $1900.00
PBL Halogen 3 Light Kit $250.00
Shure 58 Microphone $100.00
Shure Combo Wireless 58 And Lavalier Microphones $550.00
Comica Single Wireless Lavalier Microphone $140.00
Canon XA 10 Camcorder $1800.00
Manfrotto 190 XB Tripod $350.00
Canon T4i DSLR Camera $900.00
Audio-Technica AT875R $175.00
Behringer Xenyx 802 Mixer $60.00
70-inch Movable Monitor/Screen $750.00
Rode Procaster Microphone $230.00
Rode PSM1 Shock Mount $40.00
Rode Microphones PSA1 Studio Boom Arm $100.00
Revolution Lightboard $2800.00
Sound Devices MixPre-6 $970.00
On-Camera Video Light $60.00

Where do I pay?

Fines may be paid in person or by mail at the Cashier's Office (Bldg. 20), University of West Florida, 11000 University Parkway, Pensacola, FL 32514. Fines may also be paid online through MyUWF.

Replacing a Lost Book

If it is more cost effective, patrons may purchase a replacement copy of the lost book as long as it is the same edition or newer and in the same format.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions regarding a library fine, please call the Circulation Accounts Coordinator at (850-474-2414) or email us. If you feel you have been billed in error, please complete the Fine Appeal Form.