Library : Carrels and Lockers


Karen Ryan

Circulation Coordinator
Wyndham Robertson Library
Hollins University
Roanoke, VA 24020

Library Carrels and Lockers:
Information & Reservations

Carrels, and lockers in the Library Coffee Commons, are available for semester use.

  1. To request a semester-long reservation, please complete and submit an application by email see below.
  2. Reservation requests will be handled on a first-come first-served basis. Carrel availability is limited to three reservations on each floor
  3. Specific carrels may be requested by submitting the carrel number. Until we confirm your request, we cannot guarantee that a specific carrel will be available. 
  4. Use of carrels and lockers is at your own risk. Hollins University is not responsible for any loss or damages to the stored property. We strongly suggest that you do not leave personal property unsecured in your carrel.
  5. If a carrel/locker is damaged, the student may be held responsible for the damage.
  6. No food and drink may be stored in carrels/lockers; no hazardous or illegal objects. Carrels/lockers may not be used to violate any university policy or local, state, or federal law.
  7. Any circulating materials in carrel/locker should be checked out to you. Non-circulating library materials (reference books, journals, etc.) may not be kept in a carrel/locker at any time.
  8. Any inappropriate use of a carrel or locker will minimally result in the loss of use.
  9. The library reserves the right to access carrels and open lockers to inspect their contents at any time.
  10. All carrels/lockers are required to be vacated by the last scheduled final of the semester. If a carrel/locker is not vacated by the time its assignment expires, it will be opened and the contents will be turned over to the Campus Safety Lost & Found.
  11. Please use library locks only. Any unauthorized locks found on library lockers will be removed, and the lockers’ contents will be turned over to the Campus Safety Lost & Found.
  12. The lost lock replacement fee is $15.

To reserve a carrel or locker for the semester, please send an email to and include the following information:

  1. First name
  2. Last name
  3. I want to reserve a carrel/locker (or both)
  4. Preferred carrel number
  5. Hollins ID number
  6. Phone number
  7. Campus email (must end in
  8. Note that by sending this email, you are verifying that you have read and agree to abide by the above policies for use of Wyndham Robertson Library carrels and lockers.