COVID-19 Response

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Please Note: The University of Pittsburgh School of Law's Barco Library is OPEN during regular library hours for Pitt Law faculty and students only.  Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are not open to Pitt users outside of Pitt Law; and we are not open to the public. If you have questions, please contact the reference desk at 412-648-1325 or

Smoking, Eating and Drinking in the Law School

Smoking is prohibited in all University of Pittsburgh buildings, including the Law School. Smoking is also prohibited outside the front entrance to the law school, except where designated. Signs point to the designated smoking area. Please respect the rights of others who use the building by smoking only in this area.

Food and beverage items are prohibited at all times in classrooms, the Computer Legal Research Center, and the first floor lobby.

Food items are prohibited in the Library. Beverages may be taken in the Library but must be in a spillproof container with a lid. Cans, glass or plastic bottles, paper or Styrofoam cups and sports bottles are not permitted.