Policies
Forest Grove Campus Library

Closing | Study Center | Animals | Cell Phones | Etiquette | Food/Drink | Bicycles |

Group Study Rooms | Computer/Internet Use | Library Classroom | Lockers | Lost & Found | Materials Availability | Proctoring Exams

Closing

The library closes promptly at the time indicated for that day. library staff begins the shutdown process 15-20 minutes before closing. The building is locked and secured by the posted closing time.

 

Please prepare to leave by the posted closing time:

 

15-20 minutes before closing:

 

5 minutes before closing:

 

As you leave, please clean up your trash, remove any food and return dishes to the Dining Hall.

 

Once the library closes, you may use your Boxer card to access the 24-Hour Study Center and Library classroom.

 

24-Hour Study Center

   Use policy:

  • The 24-Hour Study Center is for the use of only current Pacific University faculty, staff, and students
  • The Study Center is designated as a Quiet Study Area.  Please take this into consideration since the rooms are not soundproof.
  • Patrons are expected to behave in a respectful and courteous manner.
  • Please keep all conversations brief and quiet.  Please take any extended conversations or cell phone calls outside. 
  • If the activities of specific individuals or groups become intrusive, please contact the Circulation Department and/or Campus Public Safety at x2230
  • Please report malfunctioning equipment to help@pacificu.edu or contact the Circulation Department

Animals

Only certified service animals are permitted in the Library.

Mobile Devices

Cell phones should be turned off or muted when in the Library. If you need to use your cell phone, please go outside. Headphones are required while listening to music. Please check to make sure the volume is turned down as a courtesy to those around you.

Etiquette

Patrons are expected to behave in a respectful and courteous manner. Loud noises and chatty groups are discouraged. If patrons are bothered by specific individuals or groups, please notify the Circulation staff, and the situation will be resolved.

Food and Beverages

This policy applies to all areas of the Pacific University Library, including (but not limited to) the 24-hour Study Center and Library Classroom.

Bicycles

 

Group Study Rooms/Collaborative Learning Centers

Use Policy:

Click here for the In-Library Computer/Internet Acceptable Use Policy

Lockers

There are 24 lockers available to patrons for day-use only, and they will be emptied nightly. 

Items remaining in the locker at the end of the day will be removed from the lockers and taken to the PIC to be claimed by the patron. The lock and key will be put back in circulation.

The following conditions will be agreed to by the patron. He or she will sign a form of agreement which will be kept in place of the lock and key in the circulation area.

Lost and found

Any items left behind in the Library will be collected in a Lost and Found box that is at the Circulation Desk. Each Friday, items from the box are taken to the Pacific Information Center (PIC) in the University Center and can be retrieved there.

Materials Availability

Information regarding the availability of the Library's resources can be found here.

Proctoring Exams

 

Hillsboro Campus The Proctoring Examinations policy information can be found here.
Forest Grove Campus Form and contact information for Learning Support Services here.