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Circulation Policies @ LLCC

This guide reviews the circulation policies at Lincoln Land Community College Library.

Fines and Fees Policies

Lincoln Land Community College Library charges three types of fines: Overdue Fines, Lost Item Replacement Fines, and Lost Item Processing Fees.  The costs of and circumstances when each of these fines are applied are outlined below.

  • Overdue Fines: These fines are applied to items that are checked out from LLCC's Course Reserve collection and are returned less than 35 days past the due date.  These fines range from $1.00 per hour to $15.00 per day.
  • Lost Item Replacement Fines: These fines are applied to items that are overdue for 35 or more days, ans students will be placed on campus-wide restriction (see below).  LLCC charges patrons the price which we paid for the item.  If the item is returned to us in good condition, this fine is then waived.
  • Lost Item Processing Fees: These fines are applied to items that are overdue for 35 or more days.  LLCC charges patrons a $10.00 Lost Item Processing Fee for each lost item.  If the item is returned to us in good condition, this fine is then waived.

If you have any questions you have regarding your fines or fees, please contact the LLCC Library's Circulation desk at (217) 786-2354 or circ@llcc.edu.

Restriction

Students will be placed on campus-wide restriction if they fail to return library materials within 30 days after the due date.  Students will not be able to register for classes, add or drop classes, receive grades for classes in which they are currently enrolled, obtain transcripts, or receive financial aid disbursements until this matter is resolved.

To remove the restriction,the student must either (1) return each item classified as Lost to the LLCC Library or (2) pay the Lost Item Replacement Fee for each item.

Paying Fines and Fees

Fines and fees may be paid in one of three ways:

  • Fines may be paid in person at the LLCC Library's Circulation desk, located in Sangamon Hall.  We accept cash, checks, and money orders.
  • Fines may be mailed to LLCC Library at the address listed below.  We accept checks or money orders via mail, and they chould be made out to "LLCC Library".

Lincoln Land Community College
ATTN: Library
5250 Shepherd Road
Springfield, IL  62794-9256

  • Fines may be paid over the phone via credit/debit card by calling the LLCC Library's Circulation desk at (217) 786-2354.

If you have any questions you have regarding your fines or fees, please contact the LLCC Library's Circulation desk by phone at (217) 786-2354 or by emailing to circ@llcc.edu.