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As of April 10, all of our locations are closed for study space. The space outside of Bookworms Café in Homer Babbidge will be available for seating Monday-Friday, 7:30am-5:00pm. The Café is closed.


Due to COVID-19, Babbidge Library on the Storrs campus and regional library locations will have limited study space available.

Some campus libraries require a reservation with a NetID for study spaces and/or computer workstations. There is a blue "Reserve a Seat" button on the library's homepage, that takes you to the page to reserve your seat. Seats can be booked in two hour increments with a limit of two reservations per day and can be made up to three days in advance.

  • Homer Babbidge Library - study spaces and computers are available on levels B, Plaza and 1 and must be scheduled prior to use.   Bookworms space and the four seats in the quiet study are open at 7:30am; these seats are accessible to study before noon. All of the library’s spaces close at 10pm when the library closes.
  • Avery Point Campus Library - study spaces and computers must be scheduled prior to use.
  • Stamford Campus Library - computers (including the Bloomberg terminal) and single occupancy rooms must be scheduled prior to use. The remainder of the seats are first-come, first served.
  • Waterbury Campus Library - computers only must be scheduled prior to use. Study spaces are first-come, first served.
  • Hartford Campus Library - no reservations are needed.  Services and space are on the ground floor only with entrance on Arch Street and UConn ID.
  • Pharmacy Library - no reservations are needed. 
  • Music & Dramatic Arts Library and Archives & Special Collections are closed to the public.


Homer Babbidge Library

Current UConn students can reserve a group study in the  online .   Instructions for reserving a room can be found at
Individual study carrels are available on Level 3. These carrels are intended for temporary use; check out a key at the iDesk on the Plaza Level using your One Card.
Researchers working on extended projects can apply for research carrels in the Babbidge Library

Regional Campus Libraries

rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Collaborative workstations and large screen monitors are available as well. Sign up at the services desk.

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