Library Code of Conduct

We encourage all AAU students and faculty to visit the library. Those who use the library have the right to expect a safe, comfortable environment that supports appropriate library services. Learn more about appropriate behavior in the library.

Closing Procedures and Policies

As a courtesy to your fellow students and to AAU staff members, please be aware of and comply with the library's closing time procedures.

Group Study Room, Theater Room, & Library Classroom Use

We have a 15-seat theater and an 8-seat group study room available for your use. Our classroom, while typically reserved for classes and events, is sometimes available as well. Learn more about these rooms, how to reserve them, and our policies about them.

Theft & Vandalism Policy

Theft or vandalism of library property is a violation of Academy policy and state law, and is considered criminal and behavioral misconduct in accordance with the AAU Student Code of Conduct. Learn more about our theft & vandalism policy.

Material Replacement Policy

Patrons are responsible for AAU Library materials that are checked out to them. Any items that are lost or damaged while in a patron’s possession must be paid for or replaced by the patron. Click here for details.

Alumni Use Policy

Alumni may use the AAU Library resources in the library during normal library hours. Alumni cannot check materials out of the library.

Library Guest Policy

The mission of the Academy of Art University Library is to support the students and faculty of the University. We are not open to members of the public, although individuals from the public with legitimate research interests may request temporary access.

Library Donations

The Academy of Art University Library welcomes gifts of books and other materials that enhance or develop the library collection. Click here to learn more about our donations policy and to access our donation form.