Overdue fees will be removed from your account* for most CUE and NEOS items once they have been returned. Fines will not be removed for the following library items:

  • recalled items
  • overdue reserve items
  • lost items

For more help with fines, please fill out our fines appeal form.

*Fees incurred by External/TAL borrowers are not removed once the overdue item(s) are returned and can be paid online on the UofA My Account page.

CUE items:
$1 per day per item 
$2 per day per item a recalled 
$31 maximum per item
CUE reserve items:
$1 per hour per item for equipment (chargers, cords, etc.)
$1 per hour per item for 2 hour loan items
$6 per day  per item for 1, 3, and 7 day loan items
NEOS items:
Questions regarding fines for items from other NEOS libraries should be directed to the owning library
Fines of $50 and more restrict access to:
Registration for future courses
Borrowing library materials
Lost items:
Materials overdue for more than 31 days are considered lost and a system default fee for $150 is charged to your account
Fine payments:
Library payments are non-refundable
Fines can be paid online with a credit card through online services.
Library fines can also be paid at Student Accounts with cash or debit card – a fines/lost book payment form must be picked up from the library prior to paying at Student Accounts
CUE Faculty:
When CUE Faculty incur fines on CUE library owned materials, the fine will be removed once the CUE owned item is returned
Faculty are responsible for any fines they have incurred on non-CUE materials.
Faculty will be responsible for the replacement cost for any lost library materials.

To submit a fine appeal, please use our appeal form.