Prince Sultan University PSU
Policy Management System
Food & Drinks Policy

Policy Code:
Policy Name: Food & Drinks Policy
Handler: Central Library
Date Created: 15 August 2020
Date of Current Review: 15 August 2020
Approved by:
Date of Approval:


The purpose of this policy is to set guidelines to maintain the cleanliness in library to provide an attractive and conducive environment for study.



Container: a pot to hold the food or drink

Drinks: an amount of liquid that is taken into the body through the mouth

Food: anything that people eat to reduce hunger

Spill-proof container: a pot or food container that is designed to prevent spilling and is resistant to being spilled.

Sturdy: solid and strong that is difficult to break

Policy Statement

Central Library’s Food & Drinks Policy is intended to protect library’s materials, computer equipment, and furnishings, and to maintain a pleasant, clean, comfortable and inviting environment for users.


  • NO FOOD OR DRINK is allowed except WATER with the cap firmly intact on the bottle. We strongly encourage using sturdy and spill-proof containers for water.
  • Water in open containers, mugs, glasses, or cups without lids is not permitted.
  • Use utmost care when consuming water while using computers and other library materials.
  • We encourage library users to consume food and drinks in the cafeterias, restaurants and vending areas.
  • Immediately dispose of any trash into trash bin before you leave your place.
  • Deliveries of food from restaurants and cafes to libraries are not permitted.
  • Unattended food and drinks openly displayed on tables, study carrels and research rooms may be removed and discarded.
  • Clean up any spills right away or report to the cleaner.


Library staff, students, faculty, and administrative staff.


Users violating library regulations may be asked to leave the Library.