Food and Drink Policy

Drinks in covered containers and light snacks are permitted in JMU Libraries, with the following exceptions:

  • No drinks or snacks in specific areas as posted.

  • Alcoholic drinks and tobacco or cigarette products of any kind are not permitted. Users are expected to follow the University's Smoking Regulations Policy (Policy 1111).

  • Library users may not have food delivered to the library.

Be considerate.

  • Food and drink pose a risk to library collections, equipment, and furnishings. We ask that you act responsibly when consuming food and drink in the library.

  • We value our relationships with Library Housekeeping staff.  Please assist them and us by keeping the Libraries clean and neat.  Please report spills to the main service desk.

  • JMU Libraries recycle.  Please deposit recyclables in appropriate receptacles.


This page last reviewed by Susan Nichols on 7/18/2012.