Contact

Frank E. Gannett Library
1600 Burrstone Road
Utica, NY 13502-4892

(315) 792-3041
(315) 792-3361 (Fax)

Using UC Library Spaces

UC Library makes several spaces available to the UC community. Select a space below for more information
 

Five Group Study Rooms 

Small Adobe Acrobat Icon PDF version of Group Study Room Policy

Group study rooms are available to Utica College students for academic purposes.  Study rooms are for the exclusive use of Utica College students for academic purposes.

All rooms must be signed out at the Circulation Desk and require a valid Utica College Student ID.

The five study rooms can be reserved up to seven days in advance by groups of 2 or more students.  When not reserved, they are available for on-demand sign-out. To reserve a group study room, call 792-3041 or stop by the Circulation Desk.

Rooms may be signed out for 1, 2, or 3 hour blocks, with a maximum of 3 hours per day for any one group. During times of high demand, renewals are not allowed. 

There is a 10 minute grace period for reservations. If at least two members of the group are not present within the grace period, the reservation lapses and another group may use the room.

Individual students may sign out the group study rooms but may not reserve them. Single users in a group study room may be asked to vacate a room for groups.

The rooms are not available to social groups, student organizations or classes nor are they available for faculty.  This includes using the rooms for classes, review sessions, group facilitation, meetings, etc.

Do not leave personal items or library materials  unattended in the rooms.  White boards are erases regularly.

Please tell the Circulation staff of any misuse of study rooms to

Library staff  reserve the right to refuse or limit the use of the group study rooms. 

Located on the first floor of the Library, adjacent to the Reference area, the Library Classroom is used for in-library teaching.  


Room Availability & General Use

  • Use of the Library Classroom is at the discretion of the Library director or assistant director.
  • Availability is first come, first serve.
  • May be reserved by faculty for occasional/ad hoc curriculum-based instruction but not recurring classes or meetings.
  • The room is equipped with a networked computer, projector and white board.
  • Please return the Library Classroom in its original configuration upon leaving.

Priority

  • Library instruction and meetings.
  • Academic instruction.
  • Groups seeking quiet study space.
  • Individuals seeking quiet study space .

Reservations

  • Students may use the room when not otherwise reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • Students may not reserve the room. 
Policy
  • For complete information on space, specifications and use of the Library Classroom, see the Small Adobe Acrobat Icon UC Library Space Policy.

     

The Library Conference Room is located on the first floor of the Library, behind the Reference area. 
 

Use of the Library Conference Room is: 

  • At the discretion of the Library director or assistant director
  • First come, first serve availability
  • Please contact the Library director or assistant director for more information
     

Utica College Library invites the campus community to use Library Exhibit Spaces for display purposes.

 

Exhibit Criteria

  • Relate to the mission of the library and/or the college.
  • Be sponsored by the library or by a faculty, staff or administrator.
  • Promote the materials, services and functions of the library or college.
  • Enrich the life of the college and community it serves.
  • Provide an opportunity to reinforce our ties between the library, college and the community
  • Be non-commercial in nature.
  • Fund raising ads (e.g., sales to benefit campus clubs and organizations) are not allowed.
  • Political or campaign announcements (campus, local, state or national) are not allowed.  

Exhibit Spaces

  • Lobby Case
  • First Floor Case
  • Second Floor North Case
  • Second Floor South Case
  • Exhibit Space, First Floor, Near Staircase
     

For exact locations and space specifications, please see the UC Library Exhibit Policy.  
 

Rules of Use

Reserving Exhibit Space

Policy

  • For complete information on space, specifications and use of the Library Exhibit spaces, please see the:

    Small Adobe Acrobat Icon UC Library Exhibit Policy

The Special Collections Room, located on the second floor of the Library, houses two collections: the Jocelyn Romano Candido Rare Book Collection and the Harry F. Jackson Welsh Collection.

 

For complete information on use of Special Collections and its materials, see the Small Adobe Acrobat Icon UC Special Collections Use Policy.   

  • Use of the Special Collections room is granted by permission and prior arrangement of the Library Director
  • Those seeking use of the Special Collections room should submit a request to the Library Director at least 48 hours in advance of the desired appointment time 

Materials Use Policy

 
  • Use of Special Collections materials is granted by permission and prior arrangement of the Library Director
  • Those seeking use of Special Collections materials should submit a request to the Library Director at least 48 hours in advance of the desired appointment time. 
  • Utica College librarians are responsible for retrieving materials from or opening Special Collections
  • Special Collections materials are available for use only when a librarian is on duty 
  • Researchers desiring use of Special Collections materials must furnish a current ID card or equivalent identification, which will be held at the Circulation Desk until the borrowed material(s) are returned
  • Special Collections materials are in-library use only 
  • Returned materials are checked by staff then promptly shelved by a librarian  

Special Collections Materials Care

 

Special care must be taken when using materials in Special Collections: 

  • Materials may not be marked
  • Materials may not be forced open causing damage to the spine
  • Gloves, provided by the library, may be required for handling certain materials
  • Librarians may request researchers use only pencil when working with Special Collections materials 

Photocopying

 
  • Due to the fragility of these materials, photocopying is permitted only for microform materials
  • Questions regarding photocopying of all other Special Collections materials may be directed to a librarian. 
 


The Walter D. Edmonds Room, located on the second floor of the Library, houses Mr. Edmonds personal library and correspondence. 

 

Use Policies

Room Availablity & General Use

  • Availability is first come, first serve. UC Library does not accept reservations or provide for scheduled use of this space.
  • Food is not permitted in the Library, including the Edmonds Room.
  • Beverages in closed containers are acceptable 

Priority of Use

  1. Patrons or classes accessing the Edmonds Collection
  2. Groups seeking general use space
  3. Individuals seeking general use space  

Reservations

 

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     UC Library does not accept reservations or provide for scheduled use of this space  

Space Specifications

  • Conference table with seating for eight (8)
  • One electrical outlet  

Technology Specifications

  • Wireless Internet  

Policy


Edmonds Room

Group Study Rooms

Library Classroom

Library Conference Room

Exhibit Spaces

Special Collections Room