Prince Sultan University PSU
Policy Management System
Noise Policy

Policy Code:
Policy Name: Noise 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 provide guidelines to maintain conducive and welcoming environment for reading and learning at library.



Disruptive behavior: behavior that disrupts the peaceful and quiet environment of library.

Texting: the act of sending and receiving text messages using mobile phones.

Policy Statement

Central Library is committed to provide an environment where students, faculty and staff feel comfortable in their reading and other educational activities in library. Library users can choose the study spaces where conversations and group discussions are allowed.


  • Main reading areas and study carrels are quiet study spaces at library; users are required to keep silent in these areas.
  • Mobile phones and other noise making devices should be on silent mode.
  • Low level discussions and conversations are allowed in research rooms.
  • All discussions are to be conducted in designated areas (study rooms).
  • Texting at cellphones is allowed in all areas of library.
  • Earphones can be used to use the audio devices
  • Discussions in designated areas should not disturb other readers.
  • Any behavior considered by the library staff to be inappropriate is not permitted.


Library staff, students, faculty, and administrative staff.


Users with disruptive behavior would be instructed to keep quiet; if they do not cooperate, we’ll ask for assistance of security staff. Users violating Library regulations may be asked to leave the Library.