Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the following policies are in effect:
All Libraries users are expected to abide by the University of Washington COVID-19 Face Coverings Policy. For 2021 Fall quarter, face coverings are required indoors, including the library's study rooms, regardless of vaccination status.
To help support the face coverings requirement, eating in the library is currently not allowed. Please limit eating to a designated eating space on campus.
To help support the face coverings requirement, adjusting your mask for a few seconds to sip drinks is allowed in the library.
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.
Bicycles in the Library
Bicycles may not be brought into the library. Bike racks are available across campus.
Children in the Library
Children are welcome to visit the Library, but they must be accompanied by an adult and supervised at all times.
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.
Group Study Rooms
Group 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.
Specific borrowing rights and responsibilities for Campus Library and other UW Libraries users.
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.
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).
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.
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Land Acknowledgment: The University of Washington Bothell & Cascadia College Campus Library occupies Land that has been inhabited by Indigenous Peoples since time immemorial. Specifically, this campus is located on Sammamish Land from which settler colonists forcibly removed Coast Salish Peoples to reservations in the mid-19th century. Today, descendants of the Sammamish are members of several Coast Salish communities.