Food & Drink Policy

Fondren Library allows some food and drink into the building. Please refer to the guidelines below:

Allowed in Study Areas:

  • dry, non-perishable snacks (crackers, chips, nuts, etc.)
  • drinks in closed, sealed containers with a lid

Not Allowed:

  • takeout food, meals, and perishables (pizza, salad, sandwiches, etc.)
  • drinks in open, non-sealed containers
  • delivery of food to the library

No Food or Drink Permitted in these Locations:

  • near library equipment (computers, scanners, microform readers, electronics, etc.)
  • in the library book stacks
  • Woodson Research Center
  • Digital Media Commons

Thank you for taking care of your library!

  • The Food & Drink policy is intended to maintain a pleasant environment conducive to study and research while preserving our collections, equipment, and furnishings.
  • Please be respectful of library spaces.
  • Dispose of trash in appropriate receptacles.
  • If you spill something, please let our staff know.

Users who do not comply with these policies will be asked to take food and drink outside the library.