COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Library Information

The library is open to MUW and MSMS students, faculty, and staff via swipe card access, and to the public by appointment. Masks and social distancing are required. Contact-free curbside pickup of books is available upon request. The 24-hour lab will remain open seven days a week. See our COVID Library Info guide for more information.

Library Access Policies

How to apply for card swipe access:

  • Fill out the User Agreement form, linked below.
  • Fant Library faculty or staff will review your application and enable your card within 24-hours.

How to access the library:

  • Card swipe access to the library is restricted to currently enrolled students, faculty, and staff of MUW or MSMS who submit a User Agreement Form and have been approved.  
  • You will need to have a Galaxy-enabled ID card. Your ID card will need to be activated by the Fant Library personnel BEFORE you will be able to access the library.
  • If you do not have a Galaxy-enabled ID card (see the User Agreement Form to see if you do not), you will need to obtain one from the MUW Police Department, located in McDevitt Hall, during normal business hours (8am-5pm, Monday through Friday).
  • Swipe access to the library is at the front doors, and will be accessible Sunday - Thursday. The 24-hour space swipe reader is at the back entrance door near the café, and will be open Sunday - Thursday after the library is closed. The library will be open virtually on Friday. The physical building is closed to patrons on Friday and Saturday for cleaning.