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  The library is open only to current CSU students, faculty, and staff

Library Service Changes


The L. Mendel Rivers Library currently
is operating with
modified services


Please take a look at the changes listed on this page. If your question is not answered here,
please contact us and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.



  • The library building is open only to the CSU community.
  • Beginning Tuesday, March 1, 2022, Charleston Southern University will shift to a mask-optional policy. This means face coverings will no longer be required in indoor facilities on campus.  
  • To maintain a healthy environment, only drinks will be allowed in the library. Food will not be allowed.
  • Cleaning materials and hand sanitizer are available throughout the library. Students are expected to disinfect their seating area when finished, as in classrooms.


Services to students

Charleston Southern University Library