Visitor Services

COVID Update

The library is currently closed to visitors: entry to the build requires a current NU ID/keycard.

Alumni and community borrowers can still obtain print books from the library by using the following procedure:

  1. Place a book on hold using the library catalog
  2. You will receive an email when the item is available for pickup
  3. Email the library an estimated time you will come by to pick up the books.
  4. Pick up item at the Staff Entrance in the back parking lot of the library by the loading dock. Ring the doorbell.

Using Materials

Computers and Wireless

After Hours Access

The 24 hour computer lab is not available to visitors during hours when the library is closed.  A current NU ID card is required for entry. Security guards will ask for ID during these hours.


Library staff can create visitor parking passes.  Do not park in the staff parking lot North of the library.

Printing and Copying

Guests must pay for printing in cash at the front desk before they leave. To use the copy machine, request a guest login at the front desk.

Study Rooms

Visitors can use study rooms when they are not reserved or in use by NU community members. Visitors cannot reserve study rooms.

Disruptive Behavior

Disruptive behaviors are not allowed in the library.