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Library Policies

University Libraries Group Study Room Reservation Policy:

  • If you arrive 15 minutes or more after your reservation starts, the reservation will be canceled and the room will be opened for other groups to use/reserve.
  • The entire 3rd floor is a Quiet Floor. Please be considerate of the noise levels in all 3rd floor study rooms.
  • Group members must present Shocker ID when checking in at the Circulation desk.
  • Room keys must be returned to the Circulation Desk at the end of the room reservation time. Keys returned after closing time are subject to a $5 overdue fine. Failure to return a room key will result in a $50 re-keying charge.
  • Rooms may be reserved for up to 4 hours of time per day per group.
  • Reservations can be made up to 7 days in advance.
  • If no reservation is on the schedule for a particular room, it is considered first come, first serve.
  • Patrons who do not comply with the Library Facilities Policy when using study rooms or whose behavior incurs damage to the property may have their reservation privileges revoked.

University Libraries Seminar Room Reservation Policy:

  • All Circulation Desk staff have authority to add and delete reservations from the calendar and will reply via email within one working day.  Rooms may only be requested up to one week in advance.
  • Hot foods are not permitted; however, exceptions can be made by the appropriate department head or associate dean.  The group using the room is responsible for setting up, taking down, and cleaning up.  Rooms and equipment are expected to be left as they are found.
  • Users must sign an Equipment Loan Agreement form accepting full responsibility for the room, equipment, and software before checkout out a seminar room.  All reservations must end at least one hour before the Library closes.
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