UC Students, staff, faculty and visiting patrons may make online credit card and in-person check or money order payments of library fines.
Please note that there are different methods for paying fines at UC Libraries (Main Campus locations and the Health Sciences Library on East Campus,) UC Blue Ash, and UC Clermont.
Pay Fines for UC Libraries
Pay fines for all libraries located on the Clifton Main Campus and the Medical East Campus (except UC Blue Ash and Clermont libraries).
Pay fines 24/7 with a credit or debit card. Make sure to select your correct campus locaiton.
- Payments can be made by phone with a Bearcat Card at (513) 556-1424.
- We cannot process credit card payments via phone.
In person payments of library fines may be made by check or money order (payable to the University of Cincinnati) or by Bearcat Campus Card (UC ID) at Langsam Library and the Health Sciences Library.
We cannot accept cash payments for fines.
To pay by mail, send your check or money order to:
UCL Collection Development Services and Engagement
Attn: John Stork, Langsam Library
PO Box 210033
Cincinnati , Ohio 45221-0033
|Type of Fine||Rate of Fine
|OhioLINK||50 cents per day||$50 per item|
|SearchOhio||50 cents per day||$50 per item|
|Recalled Item||$1 per day||No maximum amount|
|Reserves||$1 per hour||$50 per item|
|Videos||$4 per day||$60 per item|
|Reading List||$8 per day||$30 per item|
|SWORD Journals||$4 per day||$30 per item|
The Fine Appeal Committee reviews fine charges that patrons wish to appeal.
To appeal a fine, complete the Fine Appeal Form.
Please allow one to three weeks for a response from the committee.