Snack food and drinks are allowed in the CSUSM University Library if those items are consumed responsibly and with consideration to other library users.

  • All drinks must be in spill-resistant beverage containers.
  • Personal-sized snacks, sandwiches, or wrapped items are OK.
  • Food deliveries, food parties, and group meals are not allowed except in relation to official campus or library sponsored events.
  • Food-free zones are designated to protect research materials and special-use spaces and are indicated by signage.

CSUSM University Library users must:

  • Report spills immediately to a staff member. 
  • Dispose of trash and recycling in appropriate containers.

It is at the discretion of library staff to determine whether a user is causing excessive disruption or distraction to other library users with their food/drink.

Rev. 4/15/15


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