Rules & Regulations

  1. The Library service is available to faculty, staff and students of the University.
  2. To enter, clients must show a valid UTech identification to the security guard on duty. In the absence of a valid ID, a letter signed by the Dean, Head of School or Head of Department along with some other form of identification that has a photograph may be used.
  3. Other Clients such as Alumina students must show acceptable photo identification before entering the Library.
  4. A bell is sounded half an hour and fifteen minutes before closing time. All loans must be completed before the second bell. Clients must leave the Library at the third bell.
  5. Clients are responsible for materials on loan to them and must pay for any loss or damage.
  6. Books must be returned on or before the last date stamped on the date label. Failure to comply will result in fines being levied. (Clients who are consistently late with returning books may be deprived of borrowing privileges).
  7. Clients will not be allowed to leave the Library with overdue books.
  8. Bags, briefcases, pencil cases, pouches and handbags, small or large, are NOT allowed inside the library. They may be left in the bag check area provided at the library's entrance. Items are left at the client's own risk. LOCKERS are available (at a cost) to students who do not wish to leave their items in the bag check area.
  9. No firearms, knives, or other weapons are allowed inside the Library.
  10. Clients must conduct themselves in an orderly manner and must be as quiet as possible so that other clients can work without distraction.
  11. Smoking, eating and drinking are not allowed anywhere inside the Library. Therefore no food or drink of any kind should be taken inside.
  12. When leaving the Library, clients are required to show all books in their possession to the security.
  13. Clients are Not Allowed to re-arrange the furniture in the Library. Chairs and tables must be left where they are placed by the staff.
  14. Waste paper, pencil shavings and other trash, should be placed in the waste paper baskets provided. They should not be left on tables/carrels or thrown on the floors.