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Federal and Washington State laws, local regulations and UW policies, including the UW Bothell Student Conduct Code, Cascadia College Student Code of Conduct, Workplace Violence, Sexual Harassment and other policies in the UW Policy Directory also apply within the University Libraries in addition to the Campus Library-specific policies below: 

UW Libraries Code of Conduct
Establishes guidelines for use of Libraries facilities and resources and outlines sanctions for failure to comply with the Code of Conduct.

Animals in the Library
Only service animals are allowed in the Library.

Children in the Library
Children are welcome to visit the Library, but they must be accompanied by an adult and supervised at all times.

Computer Use Policy
These rules apply to use of computers within the Libraries and supplement and interpret University-wide policies on Appropriate Use of UW Resources.

Policy and procedures for book and other displays located in the Library. 

Filming & Photography
This policy balances the need for a collaborative and open environment with the primary use of the library as a space for study and research. Requests to film or photograph in the library should be submitted at least 2 days in advance.

Food & Beverages
Food and beverages are allowed in the Campus Library, with some important restrictions.

Facilities Use, Posters and Flyers
Library spaces are available to support advertising for campus events while preserving the internal and external integrity of the library building as well as the work environment for people using the library.

Loan Code
Specific borrowing rights and responsibilities for Campus Library and other UW Libraries users.

Motorized & Non-Motorized Wheeled Devices in the Library
Wheeled devices may not be used while in the library. Bicycles may not be brought into the library.

Privacy Statement 
Unless otherwise required by law, all library records that contain information about individual users of library services are confidential ((WAC 478-168-190 Disclosure of Library User Identity).

Study Rooms
Study Rooms are intended for use by groups of UW or Cascadia students, staff and faculty working on group projects, studying together, or conducting meetings. These rooms can be reserved online by students.

Study Zones
This policy recognizes that some students need very quiet study areas while other students need spaces where they can interact, collaborate and study in groups.

See Also


Library Administration

Phone: 425-352-5258


Comments and suggestions regarding this policy are welcome and can be submitted by email ( or anonymously through the online feedback form.