Classroom Use Policy

Cooper Library provides classroom space, as designated by the following policy.

Classroom Use for Room 309

The purpose of Cooper Library’s designated classroom space in room 309 is for the use of credit bearing Distance Education (DE) courses and to provide a convenient location for the University Libraries’ instruction programs. The primary use of this classroom is for credit bearing (DE) courses that require the use of the ECHO 360 technology that has been installed in the room. Once all (DE) course have been scheduled for the semester, use of this library classroom is at the discretion of library faculty and staff only and is restricted to library or CCIT-related events. Twenty-four-hour advance notice for library classroom use is required. The Information and Research Services Unit is responsible for scheduling, updating, and maintaining classroom calendars.

For scheduling purposes, the following order of precedence will be observed:

  1. Credit bearing (DE) courses requiring the use of the ECHO 360 technology
  2. Faculty requiring the use of ECHO 360 technology on a temporary basis
  3. Library instruction for Clemson students, faculty and staff
  4. Library instruction or tours for outside groups such as public school classes
  5. Library-related events such as training, meetings, workshops, and special projects as deemed appropriate by the schedulers
  6. CCIT training or workshops
  7. Clemson University classes (non-library)

No outside classes or groups, aside from credit-bearing DE courses requiring the use of the ECHO 360 technology, may be scheduled to meet in library classrooms on a regular basis. Sessions scheduled in advance may not be bumped from the classroom.

Classroom Use for Room 204

The purpose of Cooper Library’s designated classroom space in room 204 is to provide a convenient location for the University Libraries’ instruction programs. Use of this library classroom is at the discretion of library faculty and staff. Twenty-four-hour advance notice for library classroom use is required. The Information and Research Services Unit is responsible for scheduling and will maintain classroom calendars.

In the event of scheduling conflicts, the following order of precedence will be observed:

  1. Library instruction for Clemson students, faculty and staff
  2. Library instruction or tours for outside groups such as public school classes
  3. Library-related events such as meetings, workshops, special projects as deemed appropriate by the library schedulers
  4. CCIT training or workshops
  5. Clemson University classes (non-library)

No outside classes or groups may be scheduled to meet in library classrooms on a regular basis. Sessions scheduled in advance may not be bumped from the classroom.

Original policy adopted: August 14, 1991
Last Revision: May 21, 2013
Approved by Libraries Administrative Council: May 21, 2013

Classroom Use for 416 (Brown Room)

Cooper Library’s 416 Brown Room provides a technology-oriented classroom in a central campus location. The Brown Room is intended for use primarily by Library instructors and also provides a space for special events and workshops, presentations that require flexible seating, and a limited number of credit-bearing classes. Classroom capacity is 22 people seated or 40 people standing.

The use of the Brown Room is at the discretion of the Libraries. Adobe Digital Studio staff are responsible for providing technical assistance. Reservations must be made at least twenty-four hours in advance and use of the Hiperwall requires advance notice of at least a week. Technology support or instruction must be requested at the time of reservation and will be provided by Adobe Digital Studio staff.

For scheduling purposes, the following order of priority will be observed:

  1. Library instruction
  2. Library events, meetings, and workshops
  3. University events, meetings, and workshops run by faculty, staff, graduate students
  4. University classes (cannot be more than three in a semester)

A limited number of events coordinated by registered student organizations may be scheduled to meet in the Brown Room on a case-by-case basis by contacting lib_facilities@lists.clemson.edu . Sessions scheduled in advance may not be superseded from the room. The reservation-holder is responsible for set-up and clean-up.