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COVID-19 Details for UIC Libraries

This guide is to keep people updated on requirements for entering the library during Covid-19 restrictions

Visiting Intro

To visit the Library in person (more info & maps), you need a current (“green”) health check daily pass to verify that you are vaccinated or have completed campus health requirements.  

Try adding it as a bookmark or link on your phone homescreen.

Masks are required for all Visitors to the Libraries.

East and West entrances to Daley Library are open.

The Library of the Health Sciences Chicago requires iCard swipe in to access the building.


Entering the Library

During normal hours, both east and west entrances will be open.  Be prepared to show your daily pass and have your mask on before entering.

People just inside the entrance will be checking passes, so be prepared by having your pass pulled up and holding it up to be seen.

Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct for Library Use

  1. Be prepared to show your Healthcheck Daily Pass when requested, especially on entrance. .
  2. Wear a mask at all times..
  3. Do not bring disposable drink containers.
  4. Do not eat in the library.
  5. Comply with all posted signs and library staff instructions.

Patrons in the library who violate this code of conduct will be asked to leave the library and may be referred for student disciplinary process.

Dining on Campus(Not at the Library)

On the West Campus, Student Center West has vendors and dining areas, and Sbarro is open across the street from LHS.

On the East Campus, food and dining areas are available in Student Center East on the 1st and 2nd floor.

Getting Help from a Librarian

  • Research help is available online.  
  • The IDEA Commons help desk will be staffed.  
    • Hours will be available below when finalized.

Exceptions to Normal Library Use

Some library services and areas are NOT available for Fall 2021:

  • Lockers
  • Study Carrels
  • Group Study Rooms
  • Vending Machines and Cafes
  • Visitor Research Computers

Library Hours