Payment of Fines
Online or by phone
Use our secure server to pay your fines with Visa or Mastercard. Your account will be credited by 5 pm the next business day. For phone payment, call 206-543-1174.
Library Account Services, first floor, Suzzallo Library, Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm (Closed Sat., Sun., & Holidays)
Make check or money order payable to "University of Washington" and mail to:
Library Account Services
Seattle, WA 98195-2900
Library Account Services accepts cash, check, Visa, Mastercard, Discover and Husky Card. For questions about billing or to appeal a charge, contact the billing library unit.
Assessment of Fines
Fines and billing charges are assessed to encourage prompt return of materials. Fines apply all days and all hours, even if the library is closed.
Standard Loans (3 days or more):
|There is a four-day grace period. On the fifth day the charge will be $2.50.|
|1-20 days overdue||$.50/day|
|21 days overdue||$25 billing charge, non-refundable, plus a replacement cost ($150 or more)|
Reserve Materials and loans of less than 3 days:
|1 - 10 hours overdue||$2.50/hour|
|11+ hours overdue||$25 overdue fine + a $25 billing fee, non-refundable, plus a replacement cost ($150 or more)|
Please note: Reserve materials must be returned to the Reserve Desk where checked out.