Library Resources & Services Amid COVID-19

April 10 Update:

Classrooms A & B are now available for drop-in use when not in use for teaching.

March 21 Update:

Capacity limits have been lifted in the Library. Completion of the self-screening survey is no longer required.

For everyone’s safety:

  • Masks are required at all times.
  • No food permitted. Lidded drinks okay.

Access to upper floors / bookable rooms / graduate spaces:

  • Individual study spots in the Learning Commons / Library main floor no longer require advanced-booking.
  • All upper library floors have re-opened and the book stacks are fully accessible.
  • Group study rooms and the Graduate Meeting room are available for booking. The graduate study space has also re-opened.
  • Attending hybrid classes? We recommend the individual study carrels on floors 5, 6, and 7. Please use headphones. A number of individual closed study rooms are available on floors 8, 9, and 10 are available for advanced-booking.

Alumni & visitor access to the library:

  • All visitors to campus must be vaccinated.
  • Check in at  the Visitor/Guest COVID-19 Screening desk in the Rankin Family Pavilion (base of Schmon Tower) or in the east entrance of the Cairns Complex.
  • Provide your proof of vaccination to the attendant on duty.


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