Lloyd Sealy Library
John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Lloyd Sealy Library

Lloyd Sealy Library

John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Fall 2021 Library Services

Library books on shelves

The Lloyd Sealy Library’s physical space will be open to current John Jay students, faculty, and staff starting on Wednesday 8/25/21. Our remote services will continue as well. 

In line with COVID-19 mitigation guidelines, please see details below:


Access to the physical library:

At present,  current John Jay students, faculty, and staff are able to visit the Library if the comply with CUNY COVID-19 protocols. 

Other CUNY patrons are allowed as well, as long as they comply with CUNY COVID-19 protocols.

Until the college establishes access policies for visitors (including outside researchers and alumni), the Library is not open to visitors. 


Library hours:

Please refer to our calendar for details.


Occupancy limits and social distancing:

The Library will monitor the level of occupancy to prevent overcrowding. In line with social distancing guidelines, limited computer workstations, study carrels and seats are available on a first-come/first-serve basis.  


Mask mandate:

Everyone must wear a face mask at all times while in the library, per CUNY policy.


Available services for students:

  • Circulating books and reserves. 
  • Limited number of computer workstations (library computers are not equipped with headphones or microphones).
  • Silent study areas.
  • Study spaces for students with their own devices. 
  • Printing and scanning.
  • Study rooms will be capped to 2 people at a time.
  • Zoom library workshops
  • In-person research assistance on the upper level of the library.
  • Remote research help through chat, email, and phone.
  • Interlibrary loan (ILL), please refer to our ILL policy for details.


Available services for faculty:


August 24, 2021