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Xavier University of Louisiana Library

Faculty Research Carrel

Pilot year: 2018-2019 (v.1: 09/04/2018)
Four of the Carrels are reservable on an annual basis (September - July); two of the Carrels are reservable on a per academic term basis. The Faculty Research Carrels are available to all full-time members of the Xavier University faculty for purposes of research and scholarship.  The Carrels are available on a first-come, first-serve basis by submitting an application to the Library Office; keys are distributed through the Library Office.


  • Applications for Faculty Research Carrels can be made by submitting the online Faculty Research Carrel Application Form.  
  • Carrels are assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • Faculty Research Carrels are not permanently assigned and a wait list is maintained.
  • Faculty Research Carrels are meant for research and scholarship.  
  • The Carrels are not to be used to hold office hours or for storage (books, equipment, etc.).  
  • Faculty assigned a Carrel are responsible for clearing trash & keeping the Carrel clean.
  • For safety reasons, the doors/windows may not be covered. Any window coverings will be removed.
  • The Library reserves the right to enter the Carrel at any time for reasons of maintenance or inspection.
  • When relinquishing a Faculty Research Carrel, please remove all personal items and return the key to the Library Office. Personal items left in the Carrel will be held for thirty days before handing over to Lost & Found.
  • The Library is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
  • Agreement of the policy is a part of the application process.
  • Faculty assigned a Carrel will relinquish the Carrel if this policy is not adhered to.