Places to Study
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22 "Comfy Furniture" places to study found.
The first floor of the Art Library has a mix of large tables, comfy single-person seating and features great natural light. It can be a high-traffic area due to a heavily-used CCI printer, public computers and scanners.
The second floor of the Art Library has nice natural light and study carrels for quiet, individual study. Please note that many of the carrels are assigned to graduate students in the Art Department. Every carrel is free for anyone to use, but the assigned student takes priority if he or she wishes to use it at any given time.
The Davis Library Reference Reading Room is to your left past the elevators. Large and small tables with power and lamps are available for individual and group study. There is also comfy furniture and lots of natural light.
The J. Charles Morrow III Reading Room in Davis Library is a large open space near the entrance with large tables, study booths and comfy furniture for individual or group study.
Room 8010 is located on the 8th floor of Davis Library. This study space has flexible furniture and comfy chairs for individual or group study. It offers lots of natural light and spectacular views of the campus.
The Fifth Floor Lounge has comfortable seating, small tables, and four treadmill desks with views of campus. The treadmill desks have adjustable speed and height.
A generous allocation from the UNC Summer School was used to purchase the desks, which are available on a first-come, first-served basis throughout the year.
The reference room at the back of the entry level provides large tables and individual carrels with power, public computers, comfortable seating, and abundant natural light.
The Reserves Reading Room is at the front of the entry level and provides large tables and individual carrels with power, public computers, comfortable seating, and abundant natural light. The view overlooks the Pit, Lenoir, and Greenlaw.
The main UL book collection areas on the upper level provide large tables and individual carrels with power and comfortable seats for quiet study.
The lower level lab features an array of technology and comfortable seating for individual and collaborative work space. Group spaces include viewing stations with laptop hookups for enlarged display.
The Ragland Reading Room is at the front of the entry level and provides large tables with power, computers, comfortable seating, and abundant natural light. The windows overlook the main quad and Wilson Library.
The atrium on the upper level provides comfortable seating and natural light for individual study.
The first floor’s study spaces have a mix of tables, comfy chairs with armrests, couches and ottomans equipped with outlets Close to the building entrance, this area has natural light and is a convenient place to stop. Reservable group study rooms outline the neighboring open computer lab. Book a Study Room.
The open spaces on the third floor of the Health Sciences Library have large tables, comfy seats, standing desks and carrells, many with window views. Drop-in group study rooms are along the wall closest to McNider Hall.
The fourth floor of the Health Sciences Library is a designated quiet space, with ample carrels and large table seating. Moveable, comfy chairs with armrests and couches are scattered throughout the space. Drop-in group study rooms are along the wall closest to McNider Hall.
The basement is a calm space to study or use public computers without heavy traffic. Tables and comfy chairs are scattered around the stacks.
Located in the Music Library stacks with a view of the Bell Tower. Comfortable seating (10) for individual study.
Individual carrels (with power) are in the library stacks. Comfortable seating and work tables are also scattered throughout the library.
The Kenan Reading Room is an open space with large windows overlooking a courtyard. It contains tables and comfy armchairs suitable for individual or group study.
The Kenan Science Library is a bright open space with large windows overlooking a courtyard, abundant white boards, and comfortable furniture. There are seven reservable spaces: four group work rooms with monitors or an overhead projector, two co-working spaces with monitors, and a “huddle” brainstorming space.
The SILS Library Reading Room is ideal for collaborative and group study. The space includes comfortable chairs, tables and dedicated work-space for laptops.
The lobby of Wilson Library, just inside the front doors looking out over Polk Place, has comfortable chairs and benches. It is one of a few spaces in Wilson Library where food and drink are allowed.