Number 92-11
Description Extended open hours of the library
Authored by Derrick Kinney
Sponsored by Martha Healey
Stephen Griffin
Larry Reyes
Linda Fowler
Richard Martinez
Date Submitted Tuesday, March 24, 1992
Date Considered Wednesday, January 1, 1000
General Body Vote Thursday, January 1, 1970
Committee Student Affairs
Result n/a
Remarks No further information is available about this resolution.
Whereas The University Center stays open until 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, then has weekend hours; and
Whereas Most other buildings on campus close at 10 p.m.; and
Whereas Many students work evening shifts and study while burning the midnight oil; and
Whereas Many students desire a well-lighted and quiet place to study or work on projects; and
Whereas During the week of final exams the Main Library remains open until 1:30 p.m. (floors 1-5).
Be It Further Resolved That Only the 1st floor of the UTA Main Library remain open until 1:30 a.m. Monday through Thursday during the regular semester and maintain its regular weekend hours; and
Be It Further Resolved That At the present closing time of 11:45 p.m., an announcement be made that all persons move to the first floor and only the first floor remain open from 11:45 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.; and
Be It Further Resolved That No books or materials be checked out after the present cut-off time of 11:40 p.m.; and
Be It Further Resolved That This be implemented by way of an honor system in which students will remain only on the first floor with the UTA Police taking corrective action against any violating student and/or a fine being administered; and
Be It Further Resolved That This allows for the staff members to clean the library on floors 2-5; and
Be It Further Resolved That The 1:30 a.m. closing time be implemented on a 2-month trial basis. After the trial period, if Library personnel determine that the service isn't utilized, the former 11:45 p.m. closing time be put back into effect.