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Fine and Fee Policies

  • Fines and fees are non-refundable.
  • If you have questions about fines or fees, contact the Circulation Desk (313-593-5559) prior to payment.
  • A Banner hold will be placed if you owe more than $5.00.
  • The library does not accept credit card payments over the phone.
  • All library notifications are sent to campus e-mail addresses.
  • If you use a non-UM-Dearborn e-mail address, you should set your UM-Dearborn e-mail to be forwarded to your other address.
  • All bills or final notices for lost or overdue materials will be printed and sent via the U.S. Postal Service or campus mail.
  • Patron information is confidential in compliance with the library's User Privacy Policy.

Fines and Grace Period

Item Fine Grace Period
UM-Dearborn Books 25¢/day 3 days
A/V 25¢/day none
Journals $1.00/day none
Kindles $5.00/day 3 days
ILL/MeLCat 25¢/day first 8 days 3 days, books only
more than 8 days
  -Hour $1.00/hour none
  -Day $5.00/day none
Recall $15.00/day none
REF/College and Career $1.00/day none
  -UM-Dearborn $90.00 minimum  
  -ILL/MeLCat $100.00 minimum  

Paying Online

  • Log into your library account.
  • Click on the “unpaid fines and bills” link to view amount owed.
  • In the Online Fine Payment box, type your 8-digit UMID number and the amount owed.
  • Click the "Pay Online" button.
  • Enter your credit card information.
  • View/print payment confirmation and receipt (available on screen and via e-mail).

Important notes about paying online:

  • Before you pay online, review the fines and fees policies above.
  • Once you receive confirmation of your online payment, your library Banner hold will be lifted within one business day. If you need your library Banner hold lifted sooner, call 313-593-5559.
  • The library will not release Banner holds on days the library is closed. For library hours and days closed please click here.
  • The library accepts Discover, MasterCard, and Visa credit cards.

Paying by Mail

Fines and fees may be paid by sending a check in the mail:

  • Checks should be made out to "The University of Michigan - Dearborn".
  • Please include the fine or fee notice with your check or a note describing the purpose of the payment.
  • Please include your 8-digit UMID number on the check or note.
  • Send to:
    The University of Michigan-Dearborn
    Mardigian Library – Circulation
    4901 Evergreen Road
    Dearborn, MI 48128
Mardigian Library
4901 Evergreen Rd.
Dearborn, MI 48128-2406
313-593-5400  fax 313-593-5561

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