The Mudd Library has established a number of policies to ensure equal access to our resources as well as the safety of our patrons. Additionally, our policies are intended to provide information about the workings and processes of the library. Questions about a particular policy? Contact us!

General Library Policies

  • The library is open to all users until 5:00 p.m. every day during the term. After 5:00 p.m. the building is open to Lawrence students and employees by card access.
  • Snack foods and covered beverages are permitted. See our Food & Drink Policy for more details.
  • Circulation Policies: See the circulation page for a list of policies relating to borrowing library materials.
  • Offices and lockers:
    • Students may use the library lockers by first checking out a key from the circulation desk.
    • Student must submit a new request for an office at the start of each term. Submit the Student Office Request form to make a request.
    • For both, students need to ensure that any library items kept in the locker/office are checked out and stamped with a due date. If this is not followed, the items will be removed and re-shelved.

Additional Policies