Library Building Use Guidelines

Patrons have a responsibility to use the Library in a manner promoting a safe, secure, open, and supportive environment that is conducive to teaching and learning. UVU Library users play an important role in creating a positive experience in the Library. Please help us make the library an enjoyable and productive place for all users.

In order to protect your right of access, promote your safety, and protect Library resources and facilities, the Library prohibits activities that present health or security risks, damage Library resources, disrupt the normal flow of Library operations or are illegal.

For your safety and security:

  • Personal belongings should not be left unattended at any time.
  • Campus guidelines require that any filming be scheduled through the Campus Scheduler.
  • Bicycles are not allowed inside the building.
  • Roller blades and skateboards must not be used inside the building or at entrances.
  • Parents are responsible for their children's safety and behavior.
  • Suspicious or threatening behavior and accidents should be reported to Library staff immediately.
  • Library users should refrain from behaviors or actions that could endanger their safety or the safety of others. 

For protection of the Library collections, facility, and equipment:

  • Theft, vandalism, graffiti, and other intentional damage to Library property and collections are criminal activities punishable by law.
  • Library equipment should be used with care.
  • Library staff should be alerted to missing items in collections.
  • Service animals are allowed in the Library, but not pets.
  • Smoking and the use of chewing tobacco are prohibited.

In consideration of others:

  • Show respect and courtesy for other Library users and Library staff.
  • Return borrowed materials on time, unmarked and undamaged.
  • Refrain from unreasonable disruptive behavior that affects others' use and enjoyment of the Library.
  • Respect designated "Quiet" and "Group Study" areas.
  • Be aware that some material available on the Web may offend other Library users; be considerate of those around you when viewing Web site in public computer areas.
  • Cell phone conversations should be conducted outside the Library or in areas such as lobbies were no one will be disturbed.

The Library has a number of rooms available for non-Library use. These rooms include the Lecture Hall, Timpanogos Room, Lakeview Room, Seminar Rooms (211, 213, and 502), and Instruction Labs (205, 206, and 207). Other areas may be scheduled for Library functions only. All university space-scheduling policies (425) apply to these rooms. The Library reserves the right to deny access to these rooms if the group does not comply with UVU Room Scheduling Policies.

The following rules apply to all rooms:

  • Activities planned in the Library should be appropriate to the setting. Excessive noise and activity will not be permitted.
  • Room capacities must be observed and those making reservations should not reserve a room if there is a possibility that capacities will be exceeded.
  • No outside food and drink are allowed in the Library for scheduled events. Any and all food must be scheduled through the Dining Services Office.
  • No group may use any of these rooms for the purposed of selling or promoting a product.
  • All rooms must be vacated 15 minutes before the Library closes.
  • On-going or regularly scheduled activities should use other facilities on campus.