Library Visitor Policy

Due to the COVID-19 disruption and limited occupancy restrictions, the library is closed to visitors.

Under special circumstances, some visitors (non-affiliated individuals) may be granted access to the library between the hours of 11AM - 5 PM. Non-affiliated individuals may enter the library during these hours only after first visiting the Security Office and providing appropriate credentials such as one of the following pieces of photo identification:

  • driver’s license, state ID card,
  • passport or military ID.

Non-affiliated individuals that would like to visit the library for academic reasons are defined as: 

  • researchers who have made prior arrangements with a librarian
  • visiting researchers with a letter of introduction from their home institution
  • faculty with a valid ID from a college or university


  • Wearing a face covering in public spaces
  • Maintaining proper social distancing
  • Washing my hands for at least 20 seconds and using hand sanitizer
  • Following directional signage across campus
  • Adhering to all New York State, CDC and Concordia guidelines as issued
  • While on campus, maintain six (6) feet of social distancing whenever possible. 


  • In all cases, children 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Non-affiliated individuals will not be permitted access to the library during finals
  • The distribution of Visitor's ID sticker may be subject to on-campus parking availability. 
  • Visitor passes will expire at 5 PM.

The library’s hours are posted on the library’s website:
Updated: 8/3/2020