Practices and Procedures

Assistive Technology Room

Assistive technology rooms are rooms with assistive technology designed to assist students with disabilities. The rooms are locked and reserved for the exclusive use of students registered with the Disability Resource Center (DRC). Students registered through the DRC will be given a laminated card to present to Circulation staff for access to the rooms.

Students can register with the DRC by contacting the following:

Doua Xiong

Disability Resource Center

Mary Stuart Rogers Hall 210

209-667-3159

Dxiong8@csustan.edu

Use of Assistive Technology Rooms

The L210F and L210G rooms are assistive technology rooms located in designated quiet study areas. Students must adhere to the following usage guidelines and maximum occupancy limits.

  • Maximum occupancy: 4 persons
  • Rooms are utilized on a first come, first served basis.
  • The library is not responsible for security of personal items. Any items left unattended in a study room may be removed by library or university staff and placed in the library lost and found.
  • Occupants of study rooms are asked to dispose of food items and packaging, bottles, cans and other trash by placing those items in designated trash containers.
  • Windows may not be covered at any time.

Group Study

Group study areas in the CSU Stanislaus Library allow for collaborative study and work on group projects. A group is defined as more than one person. In these areas talking in normal conversational tones is permitted as appropriate for collaboration and group discussion. Please keep conversation at a modest level. The following areas are designated for group work and study:

  • Galloway Group Study Room (opposite the circulation desk)
  • South Circulation Hall
  • East Reading Room
  • Computer Collaboratory
  • Areas along perimeter of 2nd floor journal shelving

Group Study Rooms

All group study rooms are located in quiet study areas of the library. Groups study rooms are not sound proofed. Occupants of the rooms are expected to respect the quiet designation by engaging in quiet group study. Quiet group study is defined as talking at a low level while working together.

The following rooms are designated for quiet group study. Groups (more than one person) have priority for occupancy. Students must adhere to maximum occupancy limits.

  • L262 and L263. Maximum occupancy: 16 persons.
  • L264, L265, L266 and L267. Maximum occupancy: 10 persons
  • L210H and L210J: Maximum occupancy: 4 persons

Individuals may utilize these rooms but may be asked to vacate or share the room by a group. Study rooms are reserved online at Library.csustan.edu/Spaces and may be booked up to 2 days in advance.

The library is not responsible for security of personal items. Any items left unattended in a study room may be removed by library or university staff and placed in the library lost and found.

Occupants of study rooms are asked to dispose of food items and packaging, bottles, cans and other trash by placing those items in designated trash containers.

Study room windows may not be covered at any time.


Quiet Study

Quiet study is defined as study activities which do not involve prolonged conversations, in person or on personal devices.

Expectations for quiet study areas are:

    • No conversations utilizing cellular or computer devices
    • Audio only at a low volume with headphones
    • No loud or prolonged conversations

These areas are identified as quiet study areas:

  • Second and Third floor book stack areas
  • Media viewing area
  • West Reading Room

Distribution of posters or flyers

Posting or distribution of non-library notices (including posters, notes, announcements, flyers, advertisements, signs, etc.) in the public areas of the library is not permitted. Public areas include study rooms, lobbies, seminar rooms, doors, elevators, hallways, windows, restrooms, stairwells, book stacks and tables. 

Materials posted or distributed in these areas will be removed.

A table is provided in the library’s circulation hall where university related materials may be placed. Materials will be monitored and periodically removed by library staff.

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Code of Conduct Statement

Individuals utilizing the library are expected to abide by library policies and by the CSU Stanislaus Student Code of Conduct. Persons in violation of the Code of Conduct may be asked to leave the library.

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