Chickasaw Nation Law Library at Oklahoma City University School of Law: Hours and Policies

Library Rules

  1. Any conduct that interferes with another person’s appropriate use of the Library, or otherwise violates 21 O.S. 1376, is prohibited.
  2. Talking and collaborative study is permitted on the first floor, in the reference area and in study and collaboration rooms.  All other areas are designated for silent study only.
  3. Food is not allowed in the silent areas.
  4. Talking or making any noise with a cellphone is prohibited in the silent areas. All ringers should be set to silent mode in the library.
  5. Removing materials from the law library without first checking them out, hiding, mutilating materials, or otherwise depriving others of their use is grounds for disciplinary action under the Student Conduct Code, Article 2.01(g) and/or criminal prosecution under 21 O.S. Sec. 1739. 
  6. Law Library employees will provide patrons with a reminder of library rules whenever necessary to preserve the studious environment of the library. Law Library employees will take appropriate action when these rules are violated.
  7. These rules are subject to change.

Study Room Policies

Rooms 112, 113, 114, 119, 120, 206, 207, 215, 228, and 236 are available for reservation online.

Study room reservations must adhere to the follow guidelines or reservations may be canceled. Study room policies will be more strictly enforced during reading and finals weeks, as well as during bar study times.

  • Law Library study rooms on the first and second floor are for OCU Law students, or OCU Law alums studying for the Bar Exam.
  • You must use your OCU email address to reserve a room.
  • You must list the members of your group on the reservation.
  • Rooms may be booked no more than 1 week in advance.
  • "Reservation" refers to the entire period of time booked by a group per day.
  • Each person/group may reserve a maximum of 4 hours per day.
  • Reservations may not be made under multiple group members’ names in order to extend use of a study room beyond the maximum time.
  • Reservations may be forfeited if the group is more than 15 minutes late for their reservation or if they leave the room empty for more than 15 minutes. Unattended items will be taken to lost and found.
  • During Reading and Finals weeks, study room policies will be strictly enforced.
  • For technology assistance please contact Law Technology Services

Library Hours

Library Student, Faculty, and Staff Hours Summer 2024:

Monday - Thursday: 8:00am - :00pm

Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: 10:00am - 7:00pm

Reference Assistance is available from 8:00am - 5:00pm Monday - Thursday

Public Hours:

Monday - Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Collection Development Policy