- Stay at least 6 feet (about 2 arms’ length) from other people while traveling through library spaces. Do not gather in groups and stay out of fully occupied spaces.
The University has significant limitations on the number of visitors to campus during the Fall 2020 semester. Research requests by non-ND-affiliates will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis, per the University’s Campus Visitors Policy.
Hesburgh Libraries Reopening Task Force has diligently prepared library spaces and redesigned in-person services. Please only visit our spaces if you have been issued a green pass for the day on the Return to Campus Advisor Tool. For those who need or prefer remote access to expertise and digital resources, we are always a chat, email, or Zoom consultation away.
In alignment with University priorities, our first guiding principle is to help protect the health of our students, faculty, staff, and their families as we support teaching and research at Notre Dame. Whether in-person or remote, we remain committed to service excellence as we fulfill our mission of Connecting People to Knowledge. Safely.
Creating a safe and healthy environment at the University of Notre Dame for students, faculty, and staff is a shared responsibility that will require each of us to do our part and be accountable to one another for our behavior both on and off campus.
As a condition of returning to campus and the Hesburgh Libraries, community members are required to follow the COVID-19 related health and safety policies and requirements established by the University of Notre Dame. Our shared responsibilities for safety include:
Our plan is subject to change based on the University’s evolving understanding of COVID-19 and its impact. Check this website often for the latest information.