The Library has 45 study rooms available for group use throughout the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th floors. Most are available without reservation on a first come, first served basis. Three study rooms on the HS/HSL's second floor and ten on the third floor may be reserved for group study.

Priority is given to UM faculty, staff and students.

Each room has a table and chair, white board, wireless and plug-in internet connection, and electrical outlets. Additionally, some study rooms are equipped with LCD panels to facilitate collaborative study.

White board markers are available to be picked up at the Information Services Desk.

Feel free to bring in snacks and drinks while you're studying.


  • You may reserve study rooms up to 3 weeks in advance.
  • Study rooms must be reserved at least 1 hour before use.
  • You may reserve up to 3 hours a day.
  • Multiple time slots per booking are allowed, but they must be in consecutive order.
  • Back to back bookings must leave 2 hours in between bookings.
  • Rooms are self-monitoring. If someone is in a room that you have reserved, kindly ask them to leave or go to the Information Services Desk and ask for assistance.
  • UM faculty, staff & students may reserve rooms using their University of Maryland email address.

Questions? Please call the Information Services Desk at 410-706-7995.