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Your UB Card serves as your library card. Current UB students, faculty and staff may use their cards to check out books and other materials at any campus library.

Lost/Damaged Materials

UB Libraries Replacement and Handling Fee Schedule

  • A replacement fee will be charged for each non-returned or irreparably damaged library item
  • A processing fee of $25 is charged for each non-returned or irreparably damaged library item.
  • An overdue fine is charged for each lost or irreparably damaged library item.

Silverman Equipment Loans

  • The base fine for Lost Item is $2000 plus a $25 processing fee. Actual fine will be adjusted according to MSRP of the lost item.
  • If equipment is not returned within 3 days of the due date, the replacement cost and processing fees will be charged.

Paying Lost/Damaged Materials Fees

Options for paying lost/damaged materials fees are as follows:

  1. View Fees: Login to My Account. Fees that have been transferred to Student Accounts must be paid through HUB Student Center or at 1Capen.

  2. Pay by Mail:
    Payment by check or money order (payable to University at Buffalo) can be mailed to:

    University Libraries Finances Office
    University at Buffalo
    221D Lockwood Memorial Library
    Buffalo, NY 14260