Department of Library Services
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Items Due & Fines

Items Due  |   Fines

Items Due

  • Courtesy notices will be sent to your UP portal e-mail address 3 days before the items are due.
  • The library is not liable for non–receipt of these mails.
  • Long overdue items will suspend your borrowing privileges and block your academic results.
  • Visit "My Library Account" to verify due dates.


  • All late items will accrue fines at present rates.
  • You are liable for all items checked out on your library record.
  • On "My Library Account" the fines will be displayed against each item that is late.

Fines may be paid in the following ways:

  • In the library at the lending sections (please take note that we do not have card facilities)
  • At the Client Service Centre when paying with a card. Please get our account details and the relevant reference number beforehand. Present the receipt after payment at the lending section.
  • Electronic transfers. Please send proof of payment. (see banking details)
  • Deposit at the bank. Please send proof of payment.

Banking Details:
Bank: ABSA
Cheque account: 214 000 0038
Branch code: 632 005
Reference code for fines: A06614

Send proof of payment to:
Fax: 086 634 0820 or e-mail to with your student number.