Building Use & Conduct Policies

Building Use

Building Access

Texas Wesleyan students, faculty and staff are primary patrons.  Starting at 8:00 pm, only the campus community is allowed in the building, with admittance through the front doors. A current Texas Wesleyan student/faculty/staff ID card must be presented to enter the building. Library hours change at different times of the school year. Please see the library calendar for current hours of operation.

Quiet Spaces

The 3rd floor is designated the "Quiet Floor" with individual study carrels. Conversations, cell phones, and group study are prohibited on this floor.

Group Study Spaces

Group study spaces are available on the first and second floors, and are available to the campus community. Group study spaces are available on a first-come first-serve basis.

Meeting & Classroom Spaces

The Orientation Room on the 1st floor and the Conference Room on the 3rd floor can be requested and scheduled by staff and faculty, by completing the Reserve a Room form. There are four classrooms on the second floor with projector and computers provided, and can be reserved on a first-come first-serve basis for group study when they are not being used for university classes.

Conduct Policies

Food and Drink

Food and drink are permitted in the library.  Please clean up after food and drink, disposing of all trash.  A coffee & tea bar is located on the first floor for patron use. Coffee pods are $0.50 each; tea is free.  A microwave is available for student use and is located next to the coffee & tea bar. 

Cell Phones

Cell phones should be placed on silent mode or turned off while in the library.  The use of cell phones are discouraged within the study areas of the building.  Calls should be conducted in the lobby or outside.

Destruction of Library Materials

Any person who intentionally damages library property will be subject to paying a fine, loss of library privileges, and to appropriate administrative action by the University.

Children in the Library

Children are welcome at the West Library.  Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent at all times. The West Library patron is responsible for their child, and limiting disruption.