Places to Study

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

6 "Absolute Quiet" places to study found.

photo Place Name location description
a row of study tables, with 4 chairs at each table.

Davis Library 6th Floor

Davis Library

The sixth floor of Davis Library is designated as a silent study space for those who need total quiet to get work done.  

All group study rooms are available for reservation. Reservations take priority over walk-in use.

Reserve a study room.

See our Group Study Room page for details.

Students studying at tables in the upper stacks of the Undergraduate Library.

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.

Students using the study booths

UL Study Booths

House Undergraduate Library

The Undergraduate Library has 3 individual study booths with white board walls and adjustable height desks. Study booths have partitions to encourage focus but are not completely enclosed (i.e. they are open at the top) and are for quiet individual study only. All study booths are located in the A-M stacks room in room 202.

Reserve a UL Study Booth

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.

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.

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.