Fines and fees

If items are not returned by their due date or if an item is damaged or lost, you may be subject to a fine or fee.

Fines by loan type:

  • 7 day loans: $1/day, $7 max
  • 30 day, 120 day or 6 month loans: no fines unless lost
  • Interlibrary loans: no fines unless lost
  • Recalled items: $10/day, $140 max

Course Reserves items have special borrowing policies.

View fines and fees for Course Reserves items


Lost item fees

Items are considered lost when they are more than 14 days overdue. Once an item has been declared lost, you will be charged the replacement cost of the item plus a $20 processing fee.

We can only refund lost-book fees within 6 months of the date the fee was paid.


How to pay fines and fees

You can pay fines and fees online through your K-State Libraries account. For questions about fines and fees, contact