NYSCC Building Closing Policy

To provide safety and security within Harder Hall and other School of Art and Design spaces, closing time for all students without late night passes will be:

Harder Hall

Sunday – Thursday close at 2:00 AM
Friday – Saturday close at 12:00 midnight
Specific shops or labs will continue to close at 12:00 midnight seven days a week and will be posted accordingly.

Binns-Merrill Hall [Foundry And Glass Studio], Sculpture And Light Annex, And The Cohen Art Center closes at 12:00 midnight

Students working late are expected to be in their respective studio/laboratories, or in the immediate area, and to not prop open doors or let anyone in after midnight. For reasons of safety or security, some spaces are locked earlier than the official closing times.

Scholes Library

For the protection of valuable library materials and equipment and to insure the safety of library staff and patrons, Scholes Library requires strict adherence to the following closing policy:

The current hours for Scholes Library are posted each semester on the front entrance and in various locations throughout the Library.
  • Notification of closing will be announced over the Library PA System at 30 minutes and 15 minutes prior to closing.
  • Additionally, library staff will circulate throughout the building to remind remaining patrons of closing time.
  • All violations will be reported to the Library Director, Dean of Student Wellbeing, Campus Security and the Student Experience Office for appropriate disciplinary action.

Office of Public Safety performs additional after-hours security checks of Scholes Library.