Guidelines for Reserving Library Conference Rooms and Classrooms

DIVISION: Academic Information Services (AIS)
UNIT: Lydia M. Olson Library
DATE: March 31, 2011; DRAFT: revised April 11, 2013
PURPOSE: Identify Scheduling Guidelines for Specific Rooms
APPLICABILITY: NMU students, faculty, and staff.

GUIDELINES: Depending on the conference room or classroom space, different scheduling guidelines apply. Library policies and guidelines, including but not limited to those regarding noise, cell phone use, food and drinks, apply to these spaces as appropriate.

LRC Classrooms

Room 235-A is an AIS classroom. It is primarily used for AIS activities with emphasis on instructional activities. Priority is given to credit-bearing AIS classes and library instruction. Use is scheduled by Library staff.

Room 235-B is designated as a General Use/Department Preferred classroom space. Priority is given to AIS credit-bearing classes. Registration & Scheduling can schedule other credit-bearing courses within the Library's stated open hours. Other uses include library instruction, meetings, and study groups; such uses are scheduled by Library staff.

Room 229 houses the PreK-12 collection and includes a formal learning space. Room use is scheduled by Library staff. Registration & Scheduling, in cooperation with the Dean of AIS, may schedule credit-bearing courses in this space, with the understanding that access to library materials should be preserved.

Conference and Group Study Rooms

LRC 311 is a general use conference room and may be scheduled for recurring meetings. Room use is scheduled by Library staff. Registration & Scheduling may schedule credit-bearing courses, as needed, within the Library's stated open hours in cooperation with the Dean of AIS.

LRC 111i is a general use conference room and may be scheduled for recurring meetings. Registration & Scheduling, in cooperation with the Dean of AIS, may schedule credit-bearing courses within the LRC's stated open hours.

LRC 302, 303, 304, 317, 318, 319, 320, 321, and 326 are small group study rooms. The room capacity is typically six to ten people. In addition to group study, these rooms are suitable for tutoring sessions.