Thomas G. Carpenter Library Policies

Food and Drink Policy
Number: #0014
Date: 08/14/2012
Department: Access Services


The UNF Library Food and Drink Policy is intended to protect library materials, computer equipment, and furnishings, and to maintain a pleasant, comfortable and clean environment for library users and staff.



Non-alcoholic beverages in covered containers may be consumed in the Library.


  • Small, contained snacks are permitted in the library.
  • Open plates of food, as well as messy, aromatic foods, such as pizza and fried chicken, are not permitted. 
  • Food deliveries from vendors (pizza, etc.) will be turned away at the Library entrance.

Non-Compliance and Exceptions 

  • Anyone not complying with these policies will be asked to remove the food and/or drink.
  • Unattended food and/or drinks will be discarded.


  • No food or drink allowed in Special Collections.  
  • Exceptions to this policy may be made for library and campus events.