Willis Library Locker Service Policy and Procedures

Due to COVID-19 related health concerns and restrictions, locker services are suspended.
University Libraries, Unt Policy And Procedure Memorandum.

Summary

Information about Willis Library Locker Service policies and procedures.

Locker Service Eligibility

  • Current Graduate Students are eligible for the Library Locker Service.

Obtaining a locker

  • Eligible students may apply online for a locker.
  • Lockers are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • An email will be sent to the student’s UNT email address when a locker has been assigned.
  • Lockers are checked out to the student’s library account for a semester.
    • The Library will make every effort to accommodate ADA requests.
  • The library reserves the right to re-assign lockers to accommodate ADA requests.
  • The Access Services Department will maintain a waiting list for lockers if demand is greater than supply.

Rules and Regulations

  • Locker combinations will be assigned.
  • One locker per student.
  • Lockers may not be shared. The student assigned to a locker is responsible for its content.
  • Students are not permitted to affix anything to the interior or exterior of their lockers.
  • Library and Interlibrary Loan materials stored in lockers are subject to library borrowing policies.
  • Because noise can be disruptive to other patrons, electronic devices stored in lockers, such as cell phones, should be turned off.

Responsibility for Contents

Store items in lockers at your own risk. The library is not responsible for items stored in lockers.

Library Materials that can be stored in lockers

  • Regular circulating items currently checked out to the student.
  • Interlibrary Loan materials currently checked out to the student.

Personal items that can be stored in lockers

  • Personal books, stationery, and research material.
  • Food and drink in sealed containers.

Items that cannot be stored in lockers

  • Food or drink not in sealed containers.
  • Items with a noticeable aroma.
  • Illegal or dangerous substances.
  • Library material not checked out to the student.

Inspection

  • The library reserves the right to inspect lockers on a regular basis or as needed. Upon inspection, items in violation of this policy will be removed from lockers.
  • Consequences for non-compliance to the Library Locker Service Policy:
    • First Infraction – Student will be notified of their first warning via email and written notice placed in locker.
    • Second Infraction – Student will be notified of their second warning via email and written notice placed in locker.
    • Third Infraction:
      • Revocation of locker privileges.
      • Student will be notified via email.
      • Personal items left in the locker will be turned in to the Willis Library Lost and Found.
    • Library material will be checked in and returned to the appropriate collection.
  • Illegal or dangerous substances found in lockers will be reported to the proper authorities and locker privileges will be revoked immediately.

Renewing lockers

  • Lockers must be renewed online or in person by the due date.
  • If not renewed:
    • Locker will be checked in.
    • Personal items left in the locker will be turned in to the Willis Library Lost and Found.
    • Library material will be checked in and returned to the appropriate collection.

Damaged/Broken Lockers

  • Broken lockers will not be assigned.
  • If a locker becomes broken while it is assigned, the student assigned to that locker will be put on the waiting list for the next available locker.

Dates

  • Approved: 02/01/19

License Information

This Policy: "Willis Library Locker Service Policy and Procedures" by UNT Libraries is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.