Extended Study Begins on Monday, December 6
Some things to keep in mind as we head into exams
It’s that time of year again! Extended study is back after taking a hiatus during the 2020-21 academic year. Not only will we have extended hours of operation (including several days a week where we don’t close), but we’ll also be putting out treats to help sustain students through the home stretch.
Starting Monday, December 6, the library will go into a different set of hours, and we’ll do a couple things a tiny bit differently from December 6-17. Make sure your student ID is current and has a sticker on it that indicates you are a student for Fall 2021. To ensure everyone’s safety, LUPD will be checking IDs throughout the building at midnight to make sure that only members of the Loyola community are in the library. (It’s also a good idea, as it always is, not to leave your belongings unattended, regardless of the time of day or night.)
Also at midnight, we will close the front doors of the library and redirect folks to enter through the side doors, where LUPD will continue to check student IDs after their initial midnight check. Midnight is also the time when we’ll set out coffee, tea, and snacks so that everyone can keep their energy up as they complete final projects and study for exams.
Our print and electronic resources, front desk, and librarians will, as always, be available to help you finish up the semester. Please note that interlibrary loan will be winding down for the break beginning with the end of the week after Thanksgiving. To ensure you receive your research materials before the end of the semester, please make your requests now. The last day to request books is Friday, December 3, and the last day to request articles and book chapters is Friday, December 10. All requests submitted after those dates will be processed in January.
The end-of-semester due date for students to return books is Friday, December 17, 2021. All outstanding Media Services equipment is due by 5 pm on Thursday, December 16, 2021. (Media Services will keep regular hours during Extended Study.)
Good luck, everybody. You’re almost there!