Library Building Policies
In order to maintain an environment that promotes effective study and research, we need your cooperation. Please be considerate of those working around you and comply with the policies outlined in the sections below.
All University of Minnesota campus policies, including those relating to social distancing and face coverings, apply throughout Mondale Hall and in the Law Library.
The majority of Law Library space is designated by the Law School as Zone 1 quiet study space. Law students may participate in Zoom classes in two reservable areas of the Law Library: the 2nd floor loft area (located above the circulation desk) and the Law Library study rooms. More information about Zone 2 reservable spaces may be found on the Law School’s Zone 2 reservation page.
Loud in-person and/or cell phone conversations are not permitted in the Law Library. Please turn off the ringer on your cell phone prior to entering the Law Library. All audio devices must be used with earphones.
Please avoid talking in the following areas where sound carries most:
If you would like to hold a conversation while in the Law Library, please use the following areas:
Food and Drink
You may have food and beverages in the library. Please avoid odorous and crunchy foods, and dispose of your containers and wrappers. Please keep beverages in covered containers. If a spill occurs, please notify the library circulation staff immediately.
Physical distancing practices must be observed, and masks should be put back on immediately after eating and/or drinking.
While in the Law Library, you are not allowed to:
Please report disruptive or threatening behavior to the library staff. After hours, report security problems to the security monitor on duty or call 9-1-1.