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About the Library: Group Study Rooms

Contains information on the library's hours, check out policies, rules, and services


Group Study Room reservations should be made at least two hours in advance.

  • Contact the library at 231-2050
  • Stop by the Front Desk.
  • Or reserve online

Reservations are posted in the window of the Group Study Room.

The Thrift Library has 9 study rooms available either by reservation or on a first come, first served basis including:

Main Floor

  • Walker 1A (Capacity 6) Whiteboard
  • Harvey 1B (Capacity 6) Whiteboard
  • Study Room 101 (Capacity 8) Whiteboard / Flat Screen / Podium
  • Study Room 102 (Capacity 6) Whiteboard / Flat Screen
  • Study Room 103 (Capacity 6) Whiteboard / Flat Screen / Podium
  • Study Room 104 (Capacity 6) Whiteboard / Flat Screen
  • Study Room 105 (Capacity 6) Whiteboard / Flat Screen
  • Study Room 106 (Capacity 12) Whiteboard / Flat Screen / Podium

Second Floor

  • Whitmire (Capacity 6) Whiteboard / Apple TV

Coffee with lids and bottled water are welcome on the first floor.

A water bottle fill station is located near the entrance and on the second floor near the One Button Studio.

Group Study Rooms


Mission of the Thrift Library’s Group Study Rooms and Rules of Use

The mission of the library’s group study rooms is to provide groups of students a place to study together and work on class projects. Exceptions (with permission) may be made by the library during times when rooms are underutilized and when the university needs rooms for special events.

Group Study Room Reservation Rules and Procedures

  • Students may reserve Group Study Rooms online via the Reserve a Room Link.
  • Required - AU email address, First and last names, number of people in the group.
  • Students may also reserve Group Study Rooms at the Front Desk or by calling 231-2050.
  • Reservations must be made at least 2 hours before occupancy.
  • Study groups must equal or exceed half of occupation capacity, except by special permission. Example: Room 106 has a capacity of 12. Study groups for Room 106 must equal 6 or more.

  • Multiple daily reservations by special permission only.
  • Reservations for individual use by special permission only. (Examples: Zoom session. Testing.)
  • Unoccupied study rooms are available – even to individuals - on a first come first serve basis.

Group Study Rooms Rules of Use

  • Users must comply with all library and university rules.
  • Coffee and bottled water only! No food!
  • Keep noise to a minimum so as not to disturb others. Rooms are not soundproof!
  • Reservations for unclaimed rooms expire after 15 minutes.

Group Study Room Support

Outfitted with:

  • Wheeled Chairs
  • White boards
  • Rooms 101, 103, and 106 have podiums
  • Rooms 101 and 106 have Flat Screens
  • Whitmire Room (upstairs) has Apple TV.

Ask at the Front Desk for:

  • TV remotes
  • White board markers
  • Erasers

Available at the Front Desk for checkout:

  • USB and Apple cables and adapters
  • Cell phone and iPad chargers
  • Extension cords
  • Laptop
  • External DVD drive
  • Headphones
  • Video Projector