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Library Response to COVID-19 [Fall 2021]

Library Policies

Library users are expected to follow all Campus-Wide COVID-19 Guidelines

We ask for your cooperation specifically in these areas: 

Masks and social distancing

  • Masks or other face coverings are required regardless of your vaccination status.
  • Masks and face coverings must cover the wearer's nose and mouth. Cloth masks and face coverings should have two or more layers.
  • Maintain some distance between yourself and others. Group study is allowed, but everyone should be given elbow room. 
Please adhere to any occupancy restrictions posted on tables or study rooms. 

Food and drinks

A mask or face covering is required at all times.
Beverages and light snacks are permitted. Please do not plan to eat meals in the library and refrain from eating anything messy or smelly. Masks may be removed only for active eating or drinking. Think: drink down, mask up! 

Before you leave, please:

  • Wipe down the desk or table you used. If you used one of the library computers, wipe down the keyboard and mouse. Wipes are available on every floor of the library; let us know if you can't find them.
  • Discard your trash.

Following these guidelines will make the library a safer and more comfortable space for all. Thank you for your cooperation!