Security Fees and Fines

All student-owned vehicles must be registered annually in order to park and operate on the WWU campus.  All fines must be appealed online or at the Security Office during regular business hours (9 am to 4 pm).  Fines may be paid online or by contacting the Security Office.  Fines not paid within two weeks of the date of issue will be assessed an additional late fee of $15 and the entire amount charged to the student's WWU account and/or a discipline hold may be placed on the student's account preventing them from gaining financial clearance and registration finalization.  In addition, any right to appeal the violation will have been forfeited.


Annual Vehicle Registration Fee                                            $45

Schedule of Fines

Parking in Handicapped Parking$75
Failure to show ID/Giving false ID information to a WWU Security Officer$75

Moving Violations, including but not limited to:

speeding, driving/riding on sidewalks, failure to observe stop signs, reckless driving, driving the wrong way on a one-way street or parking lot, hydroplaning, or donut-type maneuvers on WWU property including fields and lots (in addition to actual damages).

Blocking Access Areas, including but not limited to:
fire lanes, hydrants, loading zones, service areas and parking spaces, trash pickup sites, other posted areas obstructing traffic, parking in a reserved space.
Removing cones/barriers placed by security or placing cones/barriers to reserve parking spaces without authorization from security$50
Tampering with a parking permit/license plate$50
Failure to register vehicle$35
Parking violations, including but not limited to:
Parking in "No Parking" areas, parking out of assigned lot, parking over posted time limit, parking in non-designated parking areas, parking in yellow curb areas
Miscellaneous Violations (i.e. disturbing others without music or lights)$25
Failure to display permit$15
Intentional damage to or defacing of vehicles (in addition to actual damages)$150

Portland Campus Parking Violations

Any parking violation if fine is paid upon receipt


Any parking violation if fine must be applied to student's school bill


Peterson Memorial Library Charges and Fees

Walla Walla University Libraries are dedicated to serving the information needs of students and faculty by providing equitable access to materials.  All borrowers must present a valid WWU ID card to check out library resources and are asked to respect library property and policies.  The libraries' computer system is configured to send automatic courtesy and overdue notices to the borrower's WWU email address.  However, it is the borrower's responsibility to monitor their library account for lending information, including items checked out and their due dates.  Unless requested by another borrower, renewals are available for most items owned by the WWU Libraries.  The borrower is financially responsible for lost, stolen, or irreparably damaged library materials.  The library will assess any items returned damaged and will contact the borrower if the item is deemed irreparable.

Unreturned/Damaged Items Owned by WWU Libraries

There are no daily overdue fines for items owned by the WWU Libraries.  However, materials should be returned in a timely manner, as once our library computer system considers the material LOST, replacement charges and non-refundable processing fees are automatically added to the borrower's library account.  More information on loan periods may be found on the library's website.

Fees may be paid by either cash or check at the Walla Walla University Libraries during the quarter they are incurred.  Any unpaid fees are forwarded from the borrower's library account to the Accounting Office on a quarterly basis.  Payment of lost/damage fees does not signify the sale of the library material.  Library materials remain the property of the university and should be returned to the Walla Walla University Libraries if found.  However, replacement charges will be refunded if a lost item is returned within one quarter of being charged.

Lost/Unreturned/Damaged Items

Non-Refundable Processing Fee

$15 per item

Most Books


Most Periodicals

$20 per issue*

Audio/Visual Media


Tablets, Digital Projectors, & Other Equipment

$2,000 (maximum)

*Books, periodicals, or A/V media may necessitate a higher replacement fee depending on the cost of the item.

Resource Sharing

Resource Sharing services provide scholars with access to materials outside of the WWU Libraries' main collections. Materials borrowed through Resource Sharing should be returned on time to continue a good relationship with the lending institution. Replacement fees for lost/damaged Resource Sharing materials are determined by the lending institution/entity.

Summit: Summit items are borrowed through Walla Walla University's partnership with other libraries in the Orbis Cascade Alliance. Lost or irreparably damaged Summit items have a replacement fee of $90. This will be refunded if a lost item is returned in good condition before it is processed through Summit's Annual Account Reconciliation (AAR).

Interlibrary Loan (ILL): ILL offers access to materials not currently available within the Walla Walla University Libraries or Summit collections. Most ILLs may be acquired without additional charges to the student. In a situation where an item may only be acquired with a cost or copyright fees are required by law, the student will be notified and given the option to charge these costs to their WWU account.

Resource Sharing Charges & Fees 

Summit: Lost/Irreparably Damaged Items$90 per item
ILL: Lost/Damaged Items 
   Non-Refundable Processing Fee$15 per item
   Item Replacement FeeDetermined by the lending institution
ILL: Overdue Fines$1 per day + any fines determined by the lending institution
ILL: Failure to Pick Up Ordered Items$5 per item
ILL: Request FeeDetermined by the lending institution
ILL: Copyright FeeDetermined by the lending institution

Other University Fines

Falsely setting off a fire alarm


Setting off an explosive device


Damaging a room

varies with damage

Failure to return dorm key/mailbox key (Meske)


Failure to return non-dorm key


Failure to return mailbox key