Approved by: Library management Team
Last Revised: 8/16/22
This policy establishes that as part of the private institution that is Seattle University, the Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons primarily serves Seattle University faculty, staff, and students. Seattle University alumni and community guests are also welcome during designated business hours. This Access policy outlines expectations and standards of behavior while in the library building.
In alignment with the mission of Seattle University, a private Jesuit institution, the Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons’ primary mission is to provide library services and access to physical and electronic library resources to students, faculty, and staff of Seattle University. In the spirit of being a good community partner, Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons allows limited access, as outlined below, to other groups such as Seattle University and law school alumni, sister lending institutions that are part of the Orbis Cascade Alliance , members of the Jesuit passport program, and sponsored university and community guests.
Access to the Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons building is restricted during specified times of day to current Seattle University faculty, staff, and students with a valid Seattle University campus card. The Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons welcomes Seattle University alumni and all other community guests to the building during our designated business hours. Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons provides community guests with access to Seattle University’s guest Wifi and access to alumni and visitor computer workstations located on the second floor; however, the use of many online resources, including ebooks and electronic databases, is restricted to current Seattle University students, faculty and staff. For more information about hours, collections, and services please visit the library website and guest borrowing policies guide.
All users of the Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons are expected to comply with the following standards of behavior.
The Seattle University Department of Public Safety will assist library staff in monitoring compliance with these expectations. Enforcement measures may include a request to modify behavior, removal from the facility, and/or arrest and prosecution. Student related incidents may be referred to the Dean of Students per the Student Code of Conduct.