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Regent University - Library

Policies of the University Library: General Usage

This guide serves as a repository for the policies created by the library faculty and staff pertaining to the University Library (not the Law Library).

General Usage

Overview:  This policy exists to clarify who is permitted to use the Library and ensure that the facilities and resources are available when needed.



A.    Definitions

B.    Policy Statement

C.    Contact Information


A.    Definitions.

General Public: anyone who is not affiliated with Regent University or CBN.


B.    Policy.

The Library’s primary mission is to provide academic support and meet the research needs of Regent University students and faculty. However, the general public is also welcome to use the facilities and access library resources while in the building, as long as the resources are not in use by or reserved for members of the Regent community.

All users are expected to comply with all other policies dealing with the use of Library resources and facilities. Non-compliance may result in the loss of library privileges or banishment from campus

For more detailed policies on specific types of Library use or the use of specific areas in the Library, see the policies on Study Rooms, Film Shoots in the Library, Use of the Exhibit Area, and Events/Photos in the Library.


C.    Contact Information.

Head of Access Services – 757-352-4152 or


This policy was reviewed and approved by the university librarians on May 28th, 2013.