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Building Operations


In an effort to keep our community safe, we have altered services and some occupancy limits to provide continued support to students, staff, and faculty. This page details the changes we have made.

See also Library COVID-19 Services Information.

If you have any questions, please call the Reference Desk at 352-395-5409 or email

Building Expectations

Face masks are strongly recommended in all SF facilities, regardless of vaccination status.

Maintain physical distancing from all other users and library staff.

Food and drink may be consumed within the building. Please clean up any spills and throw away trash.

Wipe computers, tables, and chairs down after use. Cleaning supplies are provided.

Building Information

Please continue to practice physical distancing in the building.

To maintain physical distancing, elevators should be used by no more than two people at a time.

Stairwells are open for all traffic.

Library Materials

All materials may be requested via the Place a Hold link in the library catalog and picked up at the Circulation Desk. Stacks are open for browsing.

Please return all items to outside or inside bookdrops. 

You may check out laptops, headphones, charging cables, and calculators for in-house use. These are cleaned via UV sanitation after each use.

Study Rooms

Study rooms have reduced occupancy. Occupancy of the first floor study rooms is 2-6 users only. Occupancy of the second floor study rooms is 1-4 users only, and occupancy of the two large study rooms on the second floor is 4-10 users only. Some study rooms have been repurposed for physical distancing purposes. Reservations are recommended.

Library Instruction

Library instruction is available in-person or via Zoom. Faculty may request a session with the Library Instruction Request form.

Other Services in the Building

The Learning Commons provides tutoring and academic coaching on-site in Y Building and online via Canvas.

Coffee 101 is open Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Friday, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Test proctoring is not offered in the Library. Please see the Testing Center for more information on proctoring.