Covid-19: Visiting the Library

Keeping Healthy:

  • You are expected to wear masks in the library.
  • UF affiliates will be encouraged to follow social distancing guidelines as recommended by the CDC.
  • The entire space will be cleaned daily.
  • To keep your study space clean, please bring needed cleaning supplies.
  • HSC Security will be regularly patrolling the area for your safety.
  • Individuals with symptoms should stay home and contact their medical provider.
  • Hand sanitizer is available throughout the HSCL for your safety. 
  • Please limit eating and drinking to private study rooms, or outside the library.
  • Because the Communicore Building is located within the academic health center, the HSC Library complies with all UF Health COVID-19 safety protocols.

First Floor:

  • The 1st floor will be open posted hours; hours may change based on exigent circumstances.

Second Floor After Hours Access:

  • The 2nd floor will be open after hours for students enrolled in Health Science Center colleges and residents/fellows in UF Health programs.
  • Learners will access the space using their Gator 1 cards. Gator 1 cards are needed to enter and exit the space.
  • For more information, visit our 24hr study space page.

2nd Floor Access Instructions

  • You will need to have a Gator 1 card. Your Gator 1 Card is automatically activated when you register for classes.
  • To exit the floor, you are required to swipe your Gator 1 card through the reader at the 2nd floor door. Failure to do so will set off the door alarm.
  • If the alarm sounds, you must swipe your Gator 1 card through the reader and push the door open to stop the alarm.
  • For more information, visit our 24hr study space page.

Third floor

  • The third floor will be open Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm.