Access to the Library

Policy Statement:

The University Library provides access to its facilities to the faculty, staff, and students of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, as well as to visitors to the campus and members of the general public, in order to promote the use of Library resources and to support teaching, learning, research, and study on the Urbana campus.

Between the hours of 12:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m., access to all Library facilities is limited to students, staff, and faculty of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign holding a valid i-Card.

In order to promote a safe and secure environment for its users, the Library reserves the right to limit access to its facilities, as appropriate, and in accordance with the Library's Patron Conduct Policy.

Related Policies (Library):

Patron Conduct Policy

Related Policies (Campus):

Use of University Premises and Facilities on the Urbana-Champaign Campus


Related Resources:


Library Hours

Library Services for Visitors

Undergraduate Library - Late-Night Library Policies


Responsible Office: Office of Library Facilities

Contact: Jeff Schrader, Assistant Dean of Libraries for Facilities, or Scott Walter, Associate University Librarian for Services and Associate Dean of Libraries, 246 Main Library, 1408 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL 61801. 217-333-0317.

Approved by: University Library Administrative Council

Approved on: December 20, 2010

Effective on: January 18, 2011

Review Cycle: As needed

Change History: Initial approval, December 20, 2010