Library Fines Appeal

Please note that the following are NOT acceptable reasons for appealing a fine:

  • Lack of knowledge of loan regulations
  • Failing to note due dates
  • Failing to renew on time
  • Failing to receive reminder notices, either electronically or by mail
  • Disagreements regarding UFV Library loan policies

Detailed information regarding fines is available at Borrowing Materials. Each individual is responsible for familiarizing themselves with library policies.

Your appeal will be evaluated based on the reasons and information you provide. It is important to explain all extenuating circumstances.

You will normally receive a response within 7-10 working days. Many appeals will be resolved more quickly, but an appeal often entails a comprehensive search of book stacks and online records for several days.

Fill out the Library Fines Appeal form if you want to submit an appeal.

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