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Required Supervision Ratios

In order to help ensure the safety of students while visiting our libraries, school groups are required to adhere to supervision ratios listed on A&M’s University Youth Programs website.  For students aged 15 – 18, a minimum of one school chaperone is required for every 12 students. The supervision ratio for students age 9 – 14 is 1:10.

Parking on Campus

  • For bus parking, contact Transportation Services (979-862-7943) at least 3 business days before your visit.
  • See the Visitor Parking website for parking options for other vehicles.

Computer and Internet Access

  • Teachers can request temporary computer login ID's for "school sponsored" students prior to arriving on campus.
  • Students can use library computers to access library databases, online articles, and software (e.g. Word, Excel etc.)
  • Teachers and students must follow all Texas A&M University rules for responsible computing.

Checking Out Books

  • Teachers can request borrowing privileges for "school sponsored" students prior to arriving on campus.
  • Students can check out up to 5 books for 2 weeks.
  • Students cannot check out journals or magazines.
  • If library borrowing privileges are requested, teachers must sign an agreement assuming responsibility for ensuring that students' books are returned and fines paid. This form will be emailed prior to the visit.

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