Qatar Library

Fines & Appeals

Fines for Qatar Library

In fairness to all library users, Texas A&M Libraries charge fines for late and lost items. Fines begin accruing immediately after the item's due date. Users are responsible for all items checked out to their account.

Note: For College Station fines please see University Libraries fine information


Fine Rates

Item Type Fine Rates* Maximum
1 day / 3 day / 14 day loans 3 USD per day 45 USD
Recalled Items 3 USD per day 45 USD
Items lost/not returned Replacement Cost None

* Fines for items from College Station may be at different rates.


Blocked Accounts

Accounts are blocked for:
Totals fines reach $75
Any item is considered Lost (more than two weeks overdue)

Accounts will remain blocked until *all* fines are paid and all lost items have been returned or paid for. There is a 1 business day turnaround to update account(s).


Payment of Fines

By Credit Card By Cash
Pay online  in USD. The Library no longer accepts cash payments for fines due to university policy
2 business day turnaround to update account(s).
* Due to high demand, all payments made at the end of each semester may take longer to process.

Appealing Fines

If you believe for some reason that your fine is not justified you can appeal using the Appeal My Overdue Fines form . For any fine to be waived or forgiven the online form must first be completed.

Notification Emails

Faculty, Students & Staff
Sent for all overdues and fines.
Sent to your email address i.e. not your address.
Redirect your email address at Aggie Account Gateway.
We also  strongly recommend you regularly check your Library Record online.
Non-delivery of a notice is not a sufficient excuse for returning items late.