What is the procedure for visitors entering the library?
Can visitors use library computers?
PLEASE NOTE: The downstairs ERC computer lab is restricted to current students with Durham Tech ID. No visitor of any age may accompany a student into the downstairs lab.
Procedure Revised Feb. 20, 2019
Per the Student Code of Conduct, Durham Tech has an obligation to maintain a safe and orderly educational environment for students, faculty, staff, and visitors with the intent to protect the rights and safety of all individuals on campus. Any new, returning, or currently enrolled students wishing to utilize College services or facilities must have a valid Durham Tech student ID or Campus Access card.
The library's goal is to create an environment that promotes a quiet place for study and academic research. To foster this environment, the library has established the following rules:
Further, the following behavior will not be tolerated:
Drinks with lids are welcome. Packaged snacks and pastries are permitted in the Main Campus library, but all other foods are prohibited. Drinks with lids are not permitted in the computer lab or near any computers. Please help us protect the library and its resources by disposing of any and all trash.
Drinks with lids are allowed in the Orange County Campus Library, but no food is allowed, including packaged snacks and pastries.
The Main Campus library (Educational Resources Center (Building 5)) has two levels. There are four (4) group study rooms, one (1) group study area, individual study carrels on both levels, plenty of tables and chairs, several individual study rooms, and an area designated for quiet study.
Study rooms may be reserved for up to two (2) hours at a time by presenting a Durham Tech library card at the library front desk. When not in use, study rooms are locked. All study rooms are available to students on a first-come, first-served basis for academic use only; only faculty may reserve study rooms.