Pay or Appeal a Fine

Pay a Fine from Olin or Uris Libraries

Cash, check or credit card payments are accepted at the Library Public Services Office (libpublicservices@cornell.edu; (607) 255-5069) and at Mann Library (mann_circ@cornell.edu; (607) 255-3296).  Cash or check payments are accepted at most other library circulation desks, but please contact them directly for details.

To mail in payments by check:

  • please make checks payable to "Cornell University" 
  • include your ID number on the check and note what bills you are paying
  • include your contact information (name, phone number or email address)
  • mail to:

Library Public Services Office
116 Olin Library
161 Ho Plaza
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

Appeal a Fine from Olin or Uris Libraries

If you believe you have been incorrectly fined or if you feel a fine should be waived due to special circumstances, please submit the form below either online or in person at Olin or Uris. The library will send you an answer within a week of receiving your appeal. For fines issued from another library, please instead contact the billing supervisor of that library.