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Law Library Conference Room Reservations

Use of conference rooms is limited to currently enrolled law students.

Conference rooms are for group study. Please be considerate of your fellow law students and only reserve conference rooms for group study. The following rules are to ensure equitable access to conference rooms for all law students. Please be advised that the following procedures and rules are subject to change as the need arises.

General Rules

  • Use of conference rooms is limited to currently enrolled law students.
  • Conference rooms are for group study.
  • Time slots are limited to 2 hours per person per day.

Checkout

  • You will need to present your SUNY ID card when you check out a key
  • The person checking out the key for their group is responsible for knowing the names of all those in the room.
  • The person signing out the key is responsible for insuring that the key is returned at the end of their reserved time slot, or when the room is no longer needed.
  • A late fee of $.05 cents a minute is charged for overdue keys.

Reservations

  • Conference rooms may be reserved in advance for a time slot on the day that the conference room is needed. No other advance reservations will be allowed. Only 1 law student needs to be present to reserve a 2 hour time slot in their name. The person reserving the room for their group is responsible for knowing the names of all those in the room.
  • Reserved conference rooms will only be held for 10 minutes.
  • No telephone reservations.

Lost and Overdue Keys

  • If the key is lost, the person signing out the key will be assessed a replacement fee of $10.00.
  • Repeated failure to return a key will result in the revocation of conference room privileges.

Security

  • When you temporarily leave your conference room and when you leave after your time slot, please be sure that the door to the conference room is closed and locked to prevent unauthorized use of the room.

The Law Library is not responsible for property left in conference rooms. Personal property left in conference rooms will be considered “abandoned property” as defined in Section 251(3) of the New York Personal Property Law. The property will be removed to the Law Library storage room so that others may use the conference room. If the property remains unclaimed after 10 days, it will be transferred to the Dept. of Public Safety (Bissell Hall, North Campus) pursuant to Section 252(1) of the New York Personal Property Law.