Places to Study

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

17 "Open Late" places to study found.

photo Place Name location description
A view of the J. Charles Morrow III Reading Room, a large open space with large tables, study booths, and comfy furniture

J. Charles Morrow III Reading Room

Davis Library

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.

The Davis Library Reference Reading Room for individual and 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.

Computer stations for individual study in Davis Library Information Commons

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.

Study carrels in the stacks at Davis Library

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 Library Fourth Floor Study Room

Davis Study Rooms

Davis Library

The study rooms are located on floors 3-8 along the south side of the building facing the Student Union. All group study rooms are available for reservation. Reservations take priority over walk-in use.

Book a study room.

See our Group Study Room page for details.

Students studing in front of a window in the 8th floor study room atDavis Library

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.

The Research Hub Cubes on the 2nd floor of Davis Library

Research Hub Cubes

Davis Library

The Research Hub Cubes on the 2nd floor seat 4 to 8 people. Groups may reserve them and have priority over individual users. These semi-enclosed spaces are intended for collaborative work, so a certain level of noise should be expected. Quieter spaces for study are available on floors 4-8 of Davis Library.

Book A Research Hub Cube

Three people using a large, mounted display at the Research Hub Collaboration Table

Research Hub Collaboration Tables

Davis Library

Collaboration tables accommodate up to 4 people. These tables feature large, mounted displays for sharing your laptop screen with others. Multiple people can connect their laptops and take turns displaying with the push of a button. 
 
Adapters for Mac users are available for checkout at the 1st floor service desk
 
Please note: Groups may reserve these tables and have priority over individual users. The Davis Library Research Hub offers consultations and spaces for collaborative work, so a certain level of noise should be expected. Quieter spaces for study are available on floors 4-8 of Davis Library.

Book a Research Hub Collaboration Table.

A view of the treadmill desks in use

Davis Fifth Floor Lounge

Davis Library

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.

large tables and individual carrels in an open space in the Undegraduate Library reference room

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.

Students studying at tables in front of windows in the Undergraduate Library Reserves Reading Room

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, Lenoir, and Greenlaw.


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 studying in chairs on the balcony of the Undergraduate Library

UL Atrium

House Undergraduate Library

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

Students studying in the lower level lab of the Undergraduate Library

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.

Students working in an Undergraduate Library study room

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

Large tables with power, computers, comfortable seating, and abundant natural light in the Ragland Reading Room at the Undergraduate Library

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.


UL Book Stacks N-Z

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.