Places to Study

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

5 "Absolute Quiet" places to study found.

photo Place Name location description
A window with natural light and study carrels for quiet, individual study in the Art Library second floor

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.


UL Book Stacks A-M

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.

Moveable, comfy chairs with armrests in a well-lit windowed corner of Health Sciences Library's fourth floor

Health Sciences Library Fourth Floor

Health Sciences Library

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.

Comfortable seating for individual study in the Music Library stacks

Music Library Fishbowl

Music Library

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

Students studying and collaborating in Wilson Library

Fearrington Reading Room

Wilson Library

One of the most impressive spaces on campus, the Fearrington 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 Fearrington Reading Room.