This policy applies to all patrons of the Alvin Sherman Library, Research,
and Information Technology Center and the West End Ave Deli.
This policy is designed to aid in the preservation and care of
library materials and electronic equipment, to maintain pest-free
buildings and damage-free furnishings, to reduce litter, and to
ensure a clean environment for studying and working. To serve all
our users we ask for your assistance in helping to foster a comfortable
and clean atmosphere. To this end, we require that library users:
Enjoy food only in the West End Ave Deli. Library patrons may
bring personal food items into the West End Ave Deli.
No food of any kind is allowed in the study rooms,
study/reading areas, or other library areas. No food or
drinks of any kind may be consumed in the computer labs.
Consume only non-alcoholic beverages in spill proof and
closed lid containers, e.g., sports bottles or other
containers which are made of hard plastic, and
which have a screw-on or hard plastic cap to prevent
spillage. Hot and cold cups from fast-food restaurants
or vending machines, juice boxes, and canned soft drinks are NOT allowed.
There may be food and drinks for meetings, conferences or
special events if it is ordered and managed by the
university catering service, CHARTWELL. There will be no
other food in the meeting or conference rooms. There is no
delivery of food into the building for public/university events
other than food brought in by the university catering service. All
library patrons must adhere to the
Alvin Sherman Library Conference Room Policy.
Smoking and the use of tobacco products are prohibited in
the building. Smoke or use tobacco products only in the
designated area provided outside to the west and north of the
If you are observed in the Alvin Sherman Library, Research, and
Information Technology Center in any unauthorized area with food,
drinks in unauthorized containers, or using tobacco products or
smoking, you will be required by a Public Safety officer to either
dispose of the item or exit the building.