- Applications are required; forms may be obtained from Circulation Supervisors. Eligibility will be confirmed by Library staff before assignments are made.
- Eating, smoking, telephoning, and conversing are prohibited.
- Food and food storage containers may not be kept in lockers or carrels.
- Cell phones must be set to ‘vibrate;’ laptops should be muted.
- Library personnel will not take telephone messages for assignees or refer visitors to carrels.
- Lockers and carrels are only to be used to house research materials, not to store personal belongings.
- Library personnel may enter without notice to retrieve recalls, to check on maintenance and cleaning, or to verify that the assignee is in compliance with carrel policies and procedures. Facilities personnel may also enter without prior notice in the performance of their duties.
- The Library reserves the right to revoke an assignment if the carrel or locker is determined to have been underused or improperly used. Failure to comply with or violation of these policies and procedures will result in the loss of the carrel or locker assignment.
- A carrel or locker no longer needed for Library-based research is to be relinquished even if the assigned term has not expired.
- Any assignee who loses (or has lost) a carrel and/or locker assignment due to low usage three times (or more) may not re-apply for either a carrel or locker.
- If there are three separate incidences of unchecked-out item(s) or non-circulating material(s) such as reference books or periodicals found in an assignee’s carrel or locker, the assignee will be evicted immediately. Assignee will not be able to re-apply for a carrel or locker. Any student who has had three previous violations of this portion of the policies and procedures will not have a carrel or locker assigned if they re-apply.