Places to Study

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

6 "Standing Desk" places to study found.

photo Place Name location description
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.

Students studying at a table in the Health Sciences Library First Floor

Health Sciences Library First Floor

Health Sciences Library

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. Reserve a Study Room.

Students studying at tables in Health Sciences Library second floor

Health Sciences Library Second Floor

Health Sciences Library

Long tables equipped with extension cords make the second floor of the Health Sciences Library a quiet, low-trafficked place to study. Rotating exhibits and artwork are featured on either side of the study space. Reservable and drop in study rooms that feature dry erase boards and display screens are available to students interested in sharing work with a group.

Student studying in an individual carrel at Health Sciences Library

Health Sciences Library Third Floor

Health Sciences Library

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.

Students studying in the lower level lab of the Undergraduate Library

UL Lower Level Lab

House Undergraduate Library

The lower level lab features specialty media and design computers, adjustable height desks, and comfortable seating for individual and collaborative work.

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