Places to Study

Select one of the following features to find an appropriate place to study.

30 places to study found.

photo Place Name location description

Art Library First Floor

Sloane Art Library

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.

Art Library Second Floor

Sloane Art Library

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.

Davis Periodicals Reading Room

Davis Library

The Davis Periodicals Reading Room is a large open space near the entrance of Davis Library with large tables and comfy furniture for individual or group study.

Davis Reference Reading Room

Davis Library

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.

Davis Information Commons

Davis Library

Davis Library Information Commons, to the right and left just past the elevators, offers nearly 100 computer stations mainly for individual study.

Davis Second Floor

Davis Library

Includes comfortable open areas, individual study spaces, and study booths for group use.

Davis Study Booths

Davis Library

There are 4 study booths equipped with power outlets on the 2nd floor. These booths are great for individual or group study.

Davis Stacks

Davis Library

There are quiet study carrels located throughout the stacks on the 3rd-8th floor. The carrels are ideal for individual study.

Davis Study Rooms

Davis Library

The study rooms on the fourth floor can be reserved for use. Book a Study Room.

All other study rooms in Davis are accessible with your OneCard.

See our Group Studies page for details.

Davis - RM 8010

Davis Library

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.

UL Reference Room

House Undergraduate Library

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.

UL Reserves Reading Room

House Undergraduate Library

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, Lenior, and Greenlaw.

UL Book Stacks

House Undergraduate Library

The main UL book collection areas on the upper level provide large tables and individual carrels with power and comfortable seats for quiet study.

UL Atrium

House Undergraduate Library

The atrium on the upper level provides comfortable seating and natural light for individual study.

UL Lower Level Lab

House Undergraduate Library

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.

UL Study Rooms

House Undergraduate Library

The Undergraduate Library has 10 group study rooms with white boards and large tables. Study rooms range in size to seat from 6 – 15 students. Group Study Room 4 (UL 218), Group Study Room 5 (UL 217) and the Presentation Room (UL 211) have display connections to a wall-mounted monitor.

Book a UL study room

UL Ragland Reading Room

House Undergraduate Library

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.

Journalism (Park) Library Tables

Journalism (Park) Library

Music Library Glass Room

Music Library

Located in the Music Library stacks with a view of the Bell Tower. Comfortable seating (10) for individual study.

Music Library Study Areas

Music Library

Individual carrels (with power) are in the library stacks. Comfortable seating and work tables are also scattered throughout the library.

Music Library Media Room

Music Library

This space has a variety of study and seating options: Two rooms for group study (4-6 people each), plus individual listening and viewing stations for open use.

Music Library Group Viewing Room

Music Library

40-inch screen (DVD, Blu-ray, laser disc, VHS). Can seat 10 and includes 2 small tables; priority given to class viewings. Please see staff before using.

Kenan Collaboratory Room

Kenan Science Library

The Collaboratory has a white board, projector and screen, four large tables, 7 computers equipped with scientific software and 3 flatbed scanners. Contact the Kenan Library about reserving this space.

Kenan Reading Room

Kenan Science 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.

Kenan Study Rooms

Kenan Science Library

Four reservable group study rooms, three that seat four, and one that seats eight and has a projector and screen. All contain white boards and power. Book a Study Room.

SILS Reading Room

SILS Library

The SILS Library Reading Room is ideal for collaborative and group study. The space includes comfortable chairs, tables and dedicated work-space for laptops.

Stone Study Carrels

Stone Center Library

10 study carrels.

Stone Study Rooms

Stone Center Library

Two open study rooms.

Grand Reading Room

Wilson Library

One of the most impressive spaces on campus, the Grand Reading Room is located on the third floor of Wilson Library. Seating, table space, and power outlets are all in abundance. Because of the proximity to unique and rare collection materials, food and beverages are not permitted in the Grand Reading Room.

Wilson Lobby

Wilson Library

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.