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Additional Services

Your Money

Pirate Power Machine

  • Find the Pirate Power machine in the Photocopier room on the the 1st floor of Harvey Library.
  • Add money to your Pirate Power card (HU ID) at this machine or use the machine in the University Administration Building.
  • Transfer money from a credit card to your Pirate Power Card.
  • Purchase a guest user card for $2, if you are not a student, faculty, or staff member.

Bill Exchange Machine

  • Find the bill exchange machine in the Photocopier room on the the 1st floor of Harvey Library.
  • Receive $1 bills in exchange for a $5, $10, or $20.
  • The machine does not provide any change in coins.
  • If you discover that the machine is out of order, please notify the library administration office.

Room Reservations

Conference Room

  • Located on the first floor of the Harvey Library
  • To reserve the Conference Room, call Library Administration Office at 757.727.5371

Meeting Room

  • Located in the foyer/atrium of the Harvey Library
  • To reserve the Meeting Room, call Library Administration Office at 757.727.5371

Harvey Library Classroom

  • Located on the first floor of the Harvey Library
  • To be used only for Library Instruction: in the use of the libraries resources, research strategies, and information literacy
  • To schedule a library instruction session for your class, complete the Library Instruction Request Form or call 757.727.5379

Library Technology

Computer Use

  • Log in to library computers with your Hampton University Infotech Account.
  • Log off of your account when you have finished.
  • Visitors obtain temporary guest passwords from the Circulation Desk. Guest passwords expire at the end of each day.


Internet Access


  • Find Internet stations (Dell PC) on the 1st and 2nd floors and wireless Internet access throughout the library.
  • Computers are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Use of the computers is governed by the University's policy on computing use.
  • Find additional internet access in the ATM and in various computer labs located around campus.


Network Printers


  • Network printers are available near the Internet stations.
  • Black and white prints cost $0.05 and color prints cost $0.50.

Scanner Stations

  • There are 2 flatbed scanner stations available: one in the 1st Floor Copier Room and another in the 2nd Floor Periodicals Dept.
  • Log in with your Infotech Account to use the scanner.
  • Save or export your scanned documents to a USB drive, cloud storage service, or email account.


  • The Harvey Library provides access to photocopiers on floors 1, 2, and 3.
  • Copiers print in black and white with the exception of one color copier located in the 1st floor photocopy room. Use your Pirate Power Card to purchase copies.
  • Black and White Copies are $0.10 and color copies are $1.00.

Study Rooms

Group Study Rooms

  • 11 rooms that hold about 6 - 8 people
  • Located on the 1st, 3rd and 4th floors
  • Available on a first come, first served basis

24 hr Study Room

  • Open throughout the year with the exception of breaks and holidays when the library is closed
  • Enter the 24-hour study room at the front of the building to the right of the main library entrance
  • Individual carrels and 3 group study rooms
  • Internet access for patrons with laptop computers and mobile devices
  • Swipe your HU ID card for entrance to the 24-Hour Study

AudioVisual/Multimedia Rooms

  • 2 Multimedia Group Study Rooms
  • Located on the 2nd floor
  • Desktop computers with widescreen monitors and DVD players


Library Security

  • Ph: 757.727.2009
  • Located in 1st floor Atrium

Lost and Found

  • Items found in the Harvey Library may be taken to the Circulation Desk on the 1st floor.
  • Patrons looking for lost items may inquire at the Circulation Desk at 757.727.5372.

Campus Police

  • Ph: 757.727.5666
  • Located in Whipple Barn

Contact Us

Phone: 757.728.6637


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