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Access to Library Facilities

Library Access

DePaul Library locations are open only to current DPU students, faculty and staff. A DePaul ID is required for swipe entry.

Richardson library is also available to the following groups.

  • Community researchers with SPCA reservations
  • I-Share patrons
  • Alumni visiting for item pickup

Please call 773-325-7895 to be let into the building.

The DePaul University Library provides access to its facilities to the faculty, staff, and students of the University, as well as to visitors to the University and to members of the general public, in order to promote the use of library resources and to support teaching, learning, research, and study at DePaul University.

After 9:00 p.m., access to library facilities is limited to current DePaul University students, staff, and faculty holding a valid DePaul ID Card.

In order to promote a safe and secure environment for its users, the Library reserves the right to limit access to its facilities, as appropriate, and in accordance with DePaul University policies.

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