Morgan Library Use Policy

Colorado State University Libraries is committed to providing an environment that is conducive to scholarly research. Library users are expected to abide by all University policies, state and federal laws, and the principles that guide civil behavior and discourse in an academic environment. This policy applies to all CSU Libraries facilities.

Library users are expected to adhere to the university’s Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) for Computing and Networking Resources at Colorado State University, as well as the library’s Computer Use Policy. Violating these policies may result in the loss of library privileges, being asked to leave the library and denied future access, university disciplinary action, and/or criminal prosecution or other legal action. Library users are expected to treat staff and other users with courtesy and respect.

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In order to ensure a welcoming environment for all users, the following behaviors are not acceptable within the CSU Libraries:

  • Abusing, threatening, or intimidating library staff or users through language or actions
  • Possessing firearms or other weapons, except as expressly permitted by Colorado law
  • Abusing or damaging library materials or property
  • Opening emergency exits or activating emergency alarms, except in emergencies
  • Bringing animals into the library, with the exception of service animals
  • Tampering with smoke or fire systems
  • Smoking or vaping
  • Consuming alcohol or exhibiting behavior which indicates intoxication or illegal drug use
  • Engaging in overt sexual or indecent behavior
  • Creating excessive noise or engaging in disorderly or disruptive conduct
  • Refusing to leave the library in a timely fashion during closing, during emergency evacuations, or whenever requested to do so by library staff or public safety personnel
  • Talking on cell phones or other mobile devices in quiet areas of the library
  • Leaving minors (under the age of 14) unsupervised within the library
  • Installing unauthorized software and/or changing settings on library equipment
  • Consuming food and uncovered beverages while using any public computer
  • Posting displays, announcements, or signs without prior approval
  • Using in-line skates, skateboards, bicycles, hoverboards, or other wheeled conveyances in the building, except for strollers and vehicles used by persons with disabilities
  • Entering any non-public, restricted, or closed area of the library
  • Using library areas for prolonged sleeping or as living quarters
  • Failing to dispose of trash and recyclables in the appropriate receptacles
  • Leaving personal property unattended. The library is not responsible for loss or damage to personal property.
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