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Circulation: Additional Infromation for GNU, Moody, Community and Alumni

Visitors to Foley


Visitors are welcome! Foley Library staff are happy to assist visitors with their research activities subject to available resources and the priorities established above.

  • Library materials may be used inside the building during established visitor hours. A Community Borrower’s Card may be purchased for $35 a year in order to check out books.

  • There are four visitor computer stations. Computer use is limited to one hour per day per visitor. The availability of computing resources is not guaranteed and hours of operation may vary.

  • Visitors do not have access to study rooms, computer labs, the testing center, conference rooms, and staff areas. After 9:00pm, access to the building and the atrium is restricted to those with a valid ZagCard. Visitors may be asked to leave.

If you have a question that does not seem to be covered in this statement, please contact a librarian or Library Dean, Dr. Paul Bracke.

Visitor Hours

Visitors and alumni are welcome in Foley Library during the following hours during the regular school year (fall and spring semesters). Hours may be reduced during summer semester, academic breaks, and on University holidays.    

            Visitor Hours
            Monday - Friday     8 am - 5 pm*
            Saturday                 1 pm - 5 pm
            Sunday                    1 pm - 5 pm

*Access to the atrium and library after 5 pm is limited to current Gonzaga University students, faculty and staff. A valid ZAGCARD is needed to enter the building, including both Foley Atrium and Foley Library. Visitors are required to exit the building at this time. Failure to exit the building at the appropriate time may result in a loss of library privileges and a referral to Campus Security.

There are four library computers which are reserved for use by Gonzaga alumni and other visitors to campus. Any use of Foley Center Library computers must be in compliance with Gonzaga University’s Acceptable Use Policy.**

  • The computers are available the following hours during the semester, hours may be reduced during holidays and breaks:

       Visitor Computer Hours

       Monday-Friday           8 am - 4:45 pm

       Saturday - Sunday    1 pm - 4:45 pm

  • Visitors must sign in at the Information Desk and get a PIN from the Information Desk staff.
  • Use of the public access computers is limited to one hour per day.

** Gonzaga University's Acceptable Use Policy

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Service limitations for visitors, non-GU affiliates, and alumni

  • Borrowing privileges do not extend to the Chastek Law Library.
  • Library computer use is handled at the Information Desk.
  • Off-campus access to our online databases is not available.
  • Interlibrary loan service is not offered. Spokane Public Library offers ILL services to residents of the city of Spokane.
  • Access to reserve items and study rooms is not available.