Fines are charged to late return of books and other materials. For books specific rates are as follows:

  • P 1.00 for the first hour
  • P 5.00 each hour thereafter
  • P 50.00 whole day

Students/staff who failed to return overnight books the next day will be suspended from borrowing overnight books for six months aside from paying fines.


Lost books must be reported and replaced or paid within 30 days. Payment, if ever, should be equivalent to the book's current value together with the accrued fines which shall not exceed the current value.


A fine of P100.00 is charged for mutilation of library materials. In appropriate cases, suspension or expulsion from the university may be an additional penalty.


Non-UPLB visitors are only allowed to use the library every MONDAY and are required to pay library fee of P50.00 based on the UPLB Organic Act and the University Rules and Regulations 1039th BOR meeting, 14 March 1991. Referral Letter and valid Identification Card must be presented to the Librarian upon every visit.