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Architecture: Visitors from Syracuse University's NYC Studio Program

Architecture Library Policy for Visitors

Current students and staff of the City College of New York constitute the primary clientele of the CCNY Architecture Library. Our first objective is to meet the academic needs of this clientele and ensure reasonable access to the resources and services of the Architecture Library. Syracuse University faculty and students enrolled in that university’s Architecture Studio Program in New York City may be asked to yield to the needs of our primary users.

Having noted that, Syracuse Architecture Studio Program visitors are most welcome to use the collections and services of the CCNY Architecture Library during regular posted library hours.

They must have a valid Syracuse University ID and must sign in upon arrival at the Public Safety Desk adjacent to the library’s first-floor location in the Spitzer School of Architecture building (141 Convent Ave.) located on CCNY’s South Campus at the corner of 135th Street and Convent Avenue. Public Safety will alert the library staff to the arrival of approved visitors.

 Syracuse visitors may use the Architecture Library’s collection including Reserve items which require that the faculty member’s or student’s Syracuse ID be left at the library’s Reserve Desk until items are returned. They may also use the library’s public computers, copiers, and printers and they will have access to reference assistance. Syracuse faculty and students have no borrowing or Inter-Library Loan privileges, nor off-site access to the library’s electronic databases.They can use all databases on our public computers. No sign-in required onsite.

Unfortunately, there is no visitor sign-in ID to connect personal laptops or other devices to the school's Internet.

Syracuse library users will not have access to the rest of the building beyond the first-floor public rest rooms.

We expect that our visitors will adhere to the Code of Conduct as spelled out on the City College Libraries’ Web site.  While these stated policies specify conduct within the main Cohen Library, the Architecture Library operates under the same code.